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  • The relationship between art and computer icons 

    Puig Costa, Janina; Sánchez Riera, Alberto; Fonseca, David (International Institute of Informatics and Systemics, 2011)
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    Can computer icons be considered art? Clearly, this depends on what we consider to be art and its social connotations. Since the 20th century, a work of art has ceased to be something unique and its historical role has ...
  • Spatial analysis of Finnish architect Juha Leiviskä's churches and their link with the Stijl Dutch group 

    Díez Blanco, María Teresa; Millán Gómez, Antonio (Universidad de Cantabria, 2020)
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    The continuity of European Heritage, from late German Baroque to the avant-garde, shows episodes which are difficult to explain with the sole vision of Modern Architecture historians. In these circumstances, buildings such ...
  • Developing an augmented reality application in the framework of architecture degree 

    Sánchez Riera, Alberto; Redondo Domínguez, Ernesto; Fonseca Escudero, David (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2012)
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    We describe the development, implementation and evaluation of an augmented reality (AR) application for mobile devices. It has been particularly intended to be used in educational environments. This application has been ...
  • Characterization of library lighting design: a study of dynamic and static space 

    Espinoza Cateriano, Edgard Eduardo; Coch Roura, Helena; Crespo Cabillo, Isabel (Universidade da Coruña, 2020)
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    The use of space is a fundamental variable in the creative process, so it is included in the lighting design. This paper presents a key to characterize the lighting space, to be used in the initial stages of architectural ...
  • Combining BIM systems and video-games engines in educational ephemeral urban and architectural proposals 

    Fonseca Escudero, David; Sánchez Sepúlveda, Mónica; Besné Yaguas, Alia; Redondo Domínguez, Ernesto; Zapata Cebrián, Héctor; Navarro Delgado, Isidro; Pla Liñán, Jaume; Sánchez, Juan; Solà Garriga, Clara (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2020)
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    This article centers on showing the results of the evaluation of an educational proposal focused on combining the BIM (Building Information Modeling) methodology, with video game rendering engines such as Unreal in the ...
  • What is happening in the process of engaging architectural students and teachers for Including virtual and interactive systems in the projects developments? 

    Fonseca Escudero, David; Sánchez Sepúlveda, Mónica; Necchi, Silvia; Peña Camarillas, Enric; Martí Rius, Núria; Villagrasa Falip, Sergi; Redondo Domínguez, Ernesto; Franquesa Sànchez, Jordi; Navarro Delgado, Isidro (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2020)
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    The new technologies applied to complex learning environments need a pedagogical design adapted to the competences that we want to enforce or improve, the adaptation of the teacher, new and actualized resources, and the ...
  • "Gamification” for teaching collaborative urban design and citizen participation 

    Redondo Domínguez, Ernesto; Giménez Mateu, Lluís; Navarro Delgado, Isidro; Fonseca Escudero, David (Springer, 2020)
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    We present the initial results of the research project MINECOBIA2016-77464-C2 coordinated by the Barcelona School of Architecture (ETSAB-UPC) and the Architecture Department at La Salle (ARQ-La Salle-URL). The project ...
  • EDUGAME4CITY. A Gamification for Architecture Students. Viability Study Applied to Urban Design 

    Redondo Domínguez, Ernesto; Fonseca Escudero, David; Sánchez Sepúlveda, Mónica; Zapata Cebrián, Héctor; Navarro Delgado, Isidro; Giménez Mateu, Lluís; Pérez Álvarez, Miguel Ángel (Springer, 2020)
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    Hereby we present the first results of a Financed Research Project that focuses on the use of (Serious games) SG for training future architects and urban planner in the urban design context. After the first viability studies ...
  • Architectural surveys as a link between heritage and tourism 

    Corso Sarmiento, Juan Manuel; Garcia-Almirall, M. Pilar (2019)
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    Heritage and tourism complement each other. Both have common goals in multiple fields such as socioeconomics, culture, education, entertainment, and territory. This article goes in depth in the specific field of heritage ...
  • Acerca del dibujo de la planificación para Harvard de Sert, ¿Referente de innovación pedagógica? 

    Esquinas Dessy, Jesús; Zaragoza de Pedro, Isabel; Esquinas, Paula (Prensas de la Universidad de Zaragoza, 2020)
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    El periodo actual de cambio disruptivo de tecnologías recuerda, en cierto modo, el cambio cultural que supuso el enunciado de las leyes de la perspectiva en el comienzo del Renacimiento, como una nueva edad de representación ...
  • Re-visión del patrimonio grafico de Alison y Peter Smithson: hacer + rehacer = innovar… 

    Zaragoza de Pedro, Isabel; Esquinas Dessy, Jesús (Prensas de la Universidad de Zaragoza, 2020)
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    Reunir en una mesa los documentos originales del archivo de Alison y Peter Smithson custodiados en la Harvard Graduate School of Design, nos ha permitido reflexionar sobre cuestiones relativas al patrimonio gráfico y a la ...
  • Study case: Design of a spherical actively-bent chebychev net triangular gridshell covered by a stretchable membrane 

    Rynne, Alan; Fabré Nadal, Martina; Rodriguez Ibañez, Noelia; Rodríguez López, Jatziri; Sais Pons, Martí; Dimitri, Christian; Tornabell Teixidor, Josep; Bertomeu Farnós, Gerard; Soriano Botella, Enrique (International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2019)
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    The aim of this study is to design and build a spherical elastic gridshell, 6m in diameter and covered by a stretchable membrane; using the previously published work in Chebychev Net gridshells [8] and the introduction of ...

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