studies in architectural narratives and digital design / secuencia de talleres de arquitecturas y narrativas digitales
 

 

 

-----------sTAND es una iniciativa fundada por el profesor javier isado en el 2009 para la escuela de arquitectura de la universidad de puerto rico.......sus campos principales de estudio consisten de la transmisión del conocimiento mediante nuevas tecnologías y del uso de la narrativa como herramienta para organizar información-----------

 


FOUNDED BY ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR JAVIER ISADO IN 2OO9, RESEARCH WORK AT sTAND (STUDIES IN ARCHITECTURAL NARRATIVES AND DIGITAL DESIGN) WAS INITIALLY SUPPORTED BY A START-UP GRANT AWARDED BY THE DEAN OF GRADUATE STUDIES AND RESEARCH (DEGI).  AS GUEST EDITOR OF VOLUME 5 OF INFORMA IN 2O1O, ISADO COMPILED A SERIES OF WRITINGS THAT AIMED TO DEFINE AND DISCUSS PUBLICLY THE RESEARCH INITIATIVE’S MAIN FIELD OF STUDY, NAMELY A COMBINATION OF 1- THE POSSIBILITIES OF KNOWLEDGE TRANSMISSION THROUGH NEW MEDIA AND 2-THE USE OF NARRATIVE AS A CREATIVE AND ORGANIZATIONAL TOOL.

PREVIOUS ACTIVITIES (2O1O-2O12)

sTAND HAS BEEN ACTIVELY INVOLVED IN THE ORGANIZATION OF VISITS TO THE SCHOOL BY INTERNATIONALLY RENOWN GUEST LECTURERS WITH EXPERTISE RELATED TO ITS RESEARCH TOPICS. BOTH IN COLLABORATION WITH THE DEAN’S LECTURE SERIES AND THROUGH INDEPENDENT FINANCING, sTAND HAS HELPED STUDENTS AND FACULTY ENGAGE WITH PROFESSIONALS SUCH AS EVAN DOUGLIS, IGNASI PEREZ ARNAL, BRIAN MCGRATH, ATHANASSIOS ECONOMOU, MANUEL DE LANDA, AND MARK BURRY.

ISADO HAS ALSO BEEN THESIS DIRECTOR OF DISSERTATIONS DIRECTLY RELATED TO sTAND (ORTIZ, GUADALUPE), PRESENTED INFORMA 5 LOCALLY (CAAPPR, MAC) AND INTERNATIONALLY (DIMAD), AND PARTICIPATED IN RESEARCH RELATED CALL FOR PAPERS AND EVENTS (UNIBE, 3RA BIENAL LATINOAMERICANA DE DISEÑO, ACSA).

RECENT ACTIVITIES

(2O12-13)

AN ‘UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH AND CREATIVE INITIATIVES’ AWARD FOR A TRAVEL GRANT IN 2O12 ALLOWED ISADO TO PRESENT AND DISCUSS THE RESEARCH PROJECT AND ITS PUBLICATION WITH DIVERSE FACULTY MEMBERS OF THE ELISAVA SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND DESIGN IN BARCELONA. THE SESSIONS HELPED FORMULATE THE SCOPE AND CONTENT OF A THIRD-YR DESIGN STUDIO OFFERED IN THE 2O12 FALL SEMESTER. THE THEME OF THE STUDIO, IN COLLABORATION WITH THE STAFF OF THE SCHOOL’S LIBRARY (BSIH) CONSISTED OF A DESIGN PROPOSAL FOR A LEARNING MEDIA COMMONS FOR THE SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE. THE WORK PRODUCED WAS PRESENTED AT THE ANNUAL ASSEMBLY OF THE CARIBBEAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES AND RESEARCH CENTERS (ACURIL) IN JUNE 2O13.

(2O14-15)

ISADO LED AN INDEPENDENT STUDY COURSE THAT DEVELOPED THE SCHEMATIC DESIGN OF A LEARNING MEDIA COMMONS FOR THE LIBRARY OF THE UPR LAW FACULTY.

CURRENT PROJECTS

CURRENT INITIATIVES INCLUDE COLLABORATIONS WITH THE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND THE COLLEGE OF NATURAL SCIENCES FOR THE PROGRAMMING, DESIGN, AND CONSTRUCTION OF VARIATIONS OF THE MEDIA COMMONS CONCEPT AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN ACADEMIC PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE PROPOSAL RELATED TO THE USE OF MULTI-MEDIA IN THE DESIGN OF PUBLIC SPACE AND URBAN SYSTEMS REPRESENTATION IN SANTURCE.