What was the role of digital tools in the evolution of the architectural design process? Archaeology of the Digital, a transdisciplinary exhibition at Montreal’s CCA (2012) attempted to craft an answer.
The concept of Mastery is a powerful one, too often lost in today’s multitasked, cross-functional times. We pride ourselves in being jacks-of-all-trades, mildly good at many things as we climb the ladder, but often remaining master of none.
The popular acceptance of professional management theory is now being challenged by two corporate categories that had previously been relegated to its margins: the conglomerate and the family businesses.
Cities thrive when they successfully service our basic needs with intelligence and simplicity. Recovering from 60 years of automobile-focused development and sprawl, urban planners are taking things in the right direction—backwards.
Dan Hill on “dark matter”: a term borrowed from the historian Wouter Vanstiphout referring to the hidden mass of policies and power that affect decision-making, the process, as well as the success or failure of projects.