Arquitecturas pantalla en la era de la información. Notas sobre paramentos mediáticos y nuevos paradigmas

  1. Rincón Borrego, Iván Israel 1
  2. Alonso-García, Eusebio 1
  3. Pérez-Barreiro , Sara
  4. Villalobos-Alonso , Daniel
  1. 1 Universidad de Valladolid

    Universidad de Valladolid

    Valladolid, España


Estoa. Revista de la Facultad de Arquitectura y Urbanismo de la Universidad de Cuenca

ISSN: 1390-9274

Year of publication: 2022

Issue Title: Estoa Nº 21 (Enero - Junio 2022)

Volume: 11

Issue: 21

Type: Article

DOI: 10.18537/EST.V011.N021.A11 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openDialnet editor

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Since the mid-20th century, there has been a proliferation of unique architectural practices based on the incorporation of information and communication technologies (ICTs), providing architecture with media skins and facades. This article seeks to lay the foundations for a glossary of ideas, as well as an open classification, to approach the study of this avant-garde trend known as media architecture in an orderly manner. Specifically, two lines of research are analyzed. The first delves into the background of pioneering media systems incorporated into architectural design. The second classifies the range of examples of media architectures that have best reflected this technological trend in recent decades. Through the literature review, supported by a purposive sample of selected works, the conclusions point to a series of new paradigms that allow us to identify when the architectural environment responds positively to the qualifier of mediated and why.

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