Revista RUA Dedicated Project and Design – “Nothing more unstable than the feeling of having to run to remain in the same place. Like swimming upstream. Since the stability of stratification by caste or estates, which led to the modern state of the bourgeoisie and representation, to the global scenario ruled by consumption, everything has become unstable and no time for thinking long term, a eternal game of trial and error. But on the other hand, most of us would have been at the base of the pyramid of kingship, so it’s not so bad after all.
Consider the urban space as a balance of forces tending to stability, and the needs of changing social stratification relations, legitimacy and the exercise of public power movements that are struggling to find and create their own spaces.
These opposing forces are concentrated in streams and rocks. Flows are the social dynamics and rocks BUILDING support them responded. Erosions in the last two centuries have resulted in flows of rocks, they turned in hybrids capable of withstanding inside many of the major stresses in the urban space. Occasionally megastructures, then fragments projected from the dispersion systems. Today, hybrid structures designed from its inception and reasonable in accordance with the laws of organic growth. Weightless morphologies encountered in the monitor, which serve as joint functional programs and flexible as the diagrams of the dictate marketing surveys. Complexities of overlapping layers of reading, saturated with the pursuit of the impact of the image.
It is not a negative criticism. A little more than a century, struggled to rid architecture of the Academy and its stylistic pastries. A standardized system born before Ford and Taylor.
This dynamic is a challenge for architecture, to be run to avoid being outpaced address social needs. From the dizzying rise of consumer society, the architecture has not stopped their creativity and the acceleration of multiplicities in the answers … ”
Excerpt from “The Erosion of the Rock. Considerations for Architecture in the Digital Era”, signed by your humble servant and part of the upcoming issue of the journal RUA No 5, published by the Faculty of Architecture of Xalapa, Mexico. Thank and congratulate the architects Daniel Martí Capitanachi Harmada and Rubio Gutierrez for the great effort and its fruits.
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