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Debate

 

  • deconstructivism : an architectural movement or style influenced by deconstruction that encourage radical freedom of form and the open manifestation of complexity in a building rather than strict attention to function concerns and conventional design elements ( as right angles and / or grids.)

  • fragmentation of the constructed building. It is characterised by an absence of harmony, continuity or symmetry. 1980's.

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Deconstructivist

 

  • a formal discussion on a particular matter in a (place) public meeting or legislative assembly, in which opposing arguments are put forward and which usually ends with a vote.

  • argue about (a subject), especially in a formal manner.

I share them - because they are worth it. I believe it is valuable knowing about them, and understanding what they represent - to inturn develop your own opinion regarding the bigger picture.

Dedication

 

  • causing harm or damage.

  • harmful often in a subtle or unexpected way.

Deleterious
  • the quality of being dedicated or committed to a task or purpose.

Demonstration
  • Represent by a drawing, painting or another art form (a story.)

  • delineate - or characterised in words (describe.)

Depict
  • clearly show the existence or truth of (something) by giving proof or evidence.

  • give a practical exhibition and explanation of (how a machine, skill, or craft works or is performed.)

  • take part in a public demonstration.

  • to make evident or establish by arguments or reasoning; prove.

  • to demonstrate philosophical principle.

  • to describe, explain or illustrate by examples, specimens, experiments, or the like.

  • to prove (something) by showing examples of it : to show evidence of (something) : to prove (something) by being an example of it : to be evidence of (something) : to show (a quality , feeling, etc) clearly to other people.

Design

 

  • a significant part of a discipline maturing process is the development of philosophical foundations. These foundations help define central concepts, scope of the field and evaluation criteria. According to several prominent designers (researchers) the discipline still has considerable work to do to establish these foundations.

  • DEVELOP GOOD and VALUED DESIGN PRACTICE TRAITS : 

  1. creative and analytic thinking

  2. ability to focus on user needs

  3. ethical practise

  4. global understanding

  5. appreciation for diversity

  6. embrace technological use as a design, communicating and presentation tool

  7. increase awareness of protection of the client and consumer through understanding and application of codes and regulations

  8. desire to acknowledge the cultural contribution of Interior Design

Design as a discipline
  • is a means of sustaining the art of every day living in a technological world.

  • Reconceptualise the how, why and where by rethinking.

  • The first proscriptive error is to accept an object's form and function as already established. In keeping with INSCRIPTIVE APPROACH (problem seeking) body - conscious design should integrate critical principles of ergonomics, psycho-social entities of people, and the psychological experience of movement through / in space.

  • Design professionals are aware that meaning is embedded in objects symbolically and linguistically, but also phenomenonologically, ergonomically and experientially.

  • Design educators have struggled with the relationship between instruction; reflection; production; invention;vocation and critical practice.

  • Is a lifestyle for those who truly appreciate the opportunity to work with people, to reimagine new uses and new concepts for habitation. It includes life - long learning from academics, from offices, from industry and from society.

  • An identity that as a practice provides ' human-centered' sensibility to the design of the built environment. This human interaction and emphasis should be the catalys that ynites the various schools, the public, and the industry.

  • Constantly evolving and changing - design is always rethinking itself, reflecting on its parameters, questioning existing constraints with its contribution.

  • Break the stereotype - as to what is luxury?

Designers

 

  • a strong feeling of wanting to have something.

  • or wishing for something to happen.

  • strongly wish for or want (something.)

  • a crave, and longing feeling.

  • strong intention.

  • yearning suggest feelings that impel one to the attainment or possession of something.

Desire
  • individual designers owe it to themselves to understand the history and value of the professional associations and the factors they should consider when deciding which association is the right one for them.

  • Attempt to sustain the art of living.

  • Must learn about the HABITABLE, how to continually redesign their education, and how to expand their expertise.

Detail

 

  • concerned with the way in which something, especially language, has developed and evolved through time.

Diachronic
  • an individual fact or item (considered separately.)

  • a small detachment...

  • feature - usually small - and a part of something larger.

Dialect

 

  • a division or contrast between two things that are or are represented as being opposed or entirely different.

  • repeated branching into equal parts.

  • division into two mutually exclusive, opposed, or contradictory groups.

  • between thought and action.

Dichotomies
  • a particular form of a language which is peculiar to a specific region or social group.

  • the logic of appearances and of illusions.

  • PHILOSOPHY: a method of examining and discussing oppossing ideas in order to find the truth.

Diligence

 

  • separate into its component parts.

Disaggregated
  • careful and persistent work or effort ( a lot.)

  • earnest and pesistent application of effort especially as required by law.

Discernment

 

  • the ability to judge well.

  • the ability to decide between truth and error, right and wrong. The process of making careful distinctions in our thinking.

  • the ability (quality of being able) to grasp and comprehend what is obscure : skill in discerning.

Different

 

  • not the same as another or each other.

  • unlike in nature, form or quality.

  • distinct; separate.

Discipline
  • a reluctance or lack of enthusiasm.

  • a doubt about participating.

  • you're just not into it - so you hesitate.

Disclination
  • the practice of training people to obey rules or a code of behaviour, using punishment to correct disobedience.

  • a branch of knowledge, typically one studied in higher education.

  • it is the execution, the making it happen, the sacrifice entailed in doing whatever it takes to realise that vision.

  • (sales) a rep who has an unrelenting attitude in their sales approach will go above and beyond to do whatever it takes to close the deal. Learning how to be better, simply boils down to developing a disciplined work ethic.

Discourse

 

  • find unexpectedly or during a search.

  • something that you did not know about before.

  • to find information, a place or object especially for the first time.

  • to learn / become aware of something new.

Discover
  • written or spoken communicatioon or debate.

  • speak or write authoritatively about a topic.

  • verbal interchange of ideas, especially conversation.

  • formal and orderly and usually extended expression of thought on a subject.

  • especially 'serious' topics.

Disparaging

 

  • to cut open something.

  • the process of cutting apart or separating.

Dissection
  • expressing the opinion that something is of little work; derogatory.

  • regard or represent as being of little worth.

Dissertation

 

  • clear enough to be recognised or identified as different : discernible.

  • to mark off as different.

  • can be detected or observed as being separated from something else.

  • perceive a difference.

Distinguishable
  • a lone essay on a particular subject, especially one written for a university degree or display.

  • a written thesis (formal discourse in speech.)

  • undertake extensive programme reading and research. Demonstrate intellectual independence and originality by choosing own subject of study and defining its nature and scope.

Distributing

 

  • showing a great deal of variety.

  • very different.

Diverse
  • giving a share or a unit of (something) to each of a number of recipients.

  • occur throughout an area.

  • supply and demand : the movement ofgoods and services from source through a distribution channel, right up to the final customer, sonsumer, or user and the movement of payment in the opposite direction.

Dogma
  • a moral or legal obligation; a responsibility.

  • a task or action one is required to perform or part of one's job.

  • something that one is expected or required to do by moral or legal obligation.

  • to binding or obligatory force of something that is morally or legally right.

Duty
  • a principle or set of principles laid down by an authority as incontrovertibly true.

  • a point of view or tenet put forth as authorative without adequate grounds.

  • a doctrine or body of doctrines concerning faith or morals formally stated and authoritatively proclaimed by a church.

  • a fixed (usually religious) belief or set of beliefs that people are expected to follow - without being questions or doubted.

Dwelling
  • (a process or system) characterised by constant change, activity or progress.

  • (of a person) positive in attitude and full of energy and new ideas.

  • (dynamism) the quality of being characterised by vigorous activity and progress.

  • (dynamism) Philosophy : the theory that phenomena of matter or mind are due to the action of forces rather than to motion or matter.

Dynamic
  • a house, flat, or other place of residence.

  • live in or at a specific place.

  • think, speak, or write at length about (a particular) subject, especially one that is a source of unhappiness, anxiety anddissatisfaction.

  • a building or place of shelter to live in.

  • self- contained substantial - unit of accommodation.

Earthship

 

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  • An Earthship is a type of passive solar house that is made of both natural and upcycled materials such as earth-packed tires, pioneered by architect Michael Reynolds.

  • There's an Academy program - teaching you everything you need to know to venture off on your own and start creating your own beauties. 
  • Location - middle of nowhere near Mexico. (scary thought to those residing outside of the particular country with limiting fascilities and transport possibilities.)
  • Ground 0.00% living home, allowing for sustainable living.
  • Pheonix Earthship
  • Freeville Earthship
  • Waybee Earthship
  • The Picuris Earthship
  • The Lemuria Earship
  • The Hobbit House
  1. Passive thermal heating and cooling
  2. Building with recycled and natural materials
  3. Power from the sun and wind
  4. Harvesting rain water
  5. Grow your own food
  6. Contained sewage treatment

(click on the image for more : and go feast your eyes on these beauties)

 

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  • Imagine a world where you do not have to pay, to stay alive.

  • Where you know your neighbour by name, and being a part of a close-caring community - taking responsibility.

  • There's more to life, than only the hussle-bussle.

  • Is this a bit too extreme, or just the right nudge we all need to take? I found this concept artistically impressive, and intuitive - yet not that practical within today's society.

Edict
  • EFFECTIVENESS : the degree to which something is producing a desired result : success.

  • EFFICIENCY : the state or quality of being efficient, Able to accomplish something with the least waste of time and effort; competency in performance.

  • Performing or functioning in the best possible manner with the least waste of time and effort.

  • Being effective is about doing the right things.

  • Being efficient is about doing things right.

Effectiveness vs. Efficiency
  • an official order or proclamation issued by a person in authority.

  • having the force of law.

Effort
  • graceful and stylish in appearance or manner.

  • (of a specific theory or solution to a problem) pleasingly ingenius and simple.

Elegant
  • a vigorous or determined attempt.

  • work done by the mind and body : energy used to do something; a serious attempt.

Elucidate
  • one's self - knowledge, self- awareness, social sensitivity, empathy and the ability to communicate successfully with others. It's a sense of timing and social appropriateness, and having the courage to acknowledge weaknesses and express and respect differences.

  • Right Brain Capacity :more Creative, sensing and holistic.

  • Left Brain Capacity : more analytical, linear thinking language,reason and logic.

  • Combining thinking and feeling creates better balance, judgement and wisdom.

  • Emotional competencies can add to productiveness.

Emotional Intelligence (EQ)
  • Make (something) clear; explain.

Enactment
  • the action of giving someone support, confidence or hope.

  • the raise of someone's confidence.

  • inspire with spirit.

Encouragement
  • the process of passing legislation.

  • an instance of acting something out.

Engagement
  • charming and attractive.

  • tending to draw favourable attention or interest : fascinating.

  • to participate, or become involved.

Engaging
  • an arrangement to do something or go somewhere at a fixed time.

  • to do something at a particular time.

Enhancement
  • a project or undertaking, especially a bold or complex one and requires energy.

  • a business or company (start - up.)

  • a willingness to take on a new project.

Enterprise
  • an increase or improvement in quality, value, or extent.

  • to make something better.

Entitlement
  • the activity of setting yp a business, taking on financial risk in the hope of profit.

  • business man / woman.

  • a person who works in commerce, especially at executive level.

Entrepreneurship
  • the fact of having a right to something.

Entymology
  • the theory of knowledge, especially with regard to the methods, validity, and scope, and the disctinction between justified belief and opinion.

  • a branch of philosophy that investigates the origin, nature, methods, and limits of humand knowledge - moral centered and historical study.

  • helps understand cultural differences.

Epistemologies
  • the study of the origin of words and the way in which their meanings have changes throughout history.

  • study of the history and derivations of the words.

Equal
  • the intrinsic nature or indispensable quality of something, especially something abstract, which determines its character.

  • an extract or concentrate obtained from a plant.

  • the basic, the real, significant individual feature(s.)

Essence
  • being the same in quantitiy, size, degree, or value, or number.

  • having the ability or resources to meet ( a challenge.)

  • a person or thing that is the same as another in status and quality.

Ethic
  • relating to a population subgroup with a common national or cultural tradition.

Ethnic
  • a set of moral principles, especially ones relating to or a affirming a special group, field or form of conduct.

  • the branch of knowledge dealing with moral principles.

Eustress
  • an amount of something that is more than necessary, permitted, or desireable.

  • lack of moderation, especially in eat and drinking.

  • super abundance.

  • overindulgence of ...

Excesses
  • a deep sense of meaning and of contribution to worthy projects and causes, particularly, your intergenerational family.

Existentialism
  • practical contact with and observation of facts and events.

  • an event or occurrence which leaves an impression on someone.

  • encounter or undergo.

Experience
  • a philosophy that emphasizes individual existence, freedom and choice. It is the view that humans define their own meaning in life and try to make rational decisions despite existing in an irrational universe.

  • Does NOT support :

  • wealth, pleasure, or honour make the good life.

  • social values and structural control the individual.

  • accept what is and that is enough in life.

  • science can and will make everything better.

  • people are basically good, but ruined by societty or external forces.

Explicate
  • make (something) visible by uncovering it.

  • reveal the true,objective (objectionable) nature of (someone or something.)

Exposed
  • analyse and develop (an idea or plan) in detail.

  • to make plain or clear.

  • as to analyse something to discover its meaning, or to develop something in further detail.

Exposure
  • the action of making none one's thoughts and feelings.

  • the act of saying what you think or showing how you feel using words or actions.

  • theacti of conceying or representing in words, art, music, movement of rural values.

Expression
  • the state of having no protection from something harmful.

  • the revelation of something secret, especially something embarassing or damaging.

Fact

 

  • an inherent mental or physical power.

  • an ability natural or acquired, for a particular kind of action (making friends easily.)

  • One of the powers of the mind, as memory, reason and speech.

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Faculty

 

  • a thing that is known or proved to be true.

  • objectives are determined by facts.

Failure
  • impartial amd just treatment or behaviour without favouratism or discrimination.

  • the quality of treating people equally or in a way that is right or reasonable : relating to concept of justice.

Fairness
  • is the state or condition of not meeting a desireable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success.

  1. Know what you gain from failure.

  2. Imagine the obstacles standing in your way.

  3. Understand failure is temporary.

  4. experiencing failure doesn't mean you are a failure.

  5. All the cool kids have failed.

Familiar
  • the feeling of being afraid (real or imagined.)

  • anxious, concern.

  • unpleasant emotion.

Fear
  • well known from long or close association.

  • in close friendship, intimate; associate.

  • something or someone you know from past experience.

Focused
  • to formalise an understanding by drawing up a legal contract.

  • to give a definite shape or form to it.

  • to state or restate in symbols manner (form.)

  • the extent to which work roles are structured in an organisation, and the activities of the employee are governed by rules and procedures.

Formalisation
  • (sales) Given that reps often have a high volume of work and activity goals to reach, they must be able to concentrate on a given task without becoming overwhelmed or distracted. When they're concentrated on the task or sales call at hand, it will show in the quality of their pitch.

  • directing a great deal of attention, interest, or activity towards a particular aim.

Formalism
  • refers to physical and spatial dimensions that a typical form occupies and activates.

  • Procedural activity of craftsmanship, supported by a cognitive process, that drive formgiving process using aesthetic methods.

Form-Giving
  • excessive adherence to prescribed forms.

  • a description of something in formal mathematical or logical terms.

  • is a school of literary criticism and lirerary structural purposes of a particular text. It's the study of text without taking into account any outside influence.

  • strict adherence to, or observance of, prescribed or traditional forms, as in music, poetry and art (logical terms.)

Fragmentation
  • the power or the right to act, speak or think as one wants.

  • the state of not being imprisones or enslaved.

  • the state of not being subject to or affected by (something undesireable.)

  • a special priviledge or right of access, expecially thatfull citisenship of a city granted to public figure as an honour.

  • familiarity or openness in speech or behaviour.

Freedom
  • the process or state of breaking or being broken into fragments.

  • a small part broken off or separated from something.

Frustration
  • happening by chance rather than intention.

Furtuitous
  • the feeling of being upset or annoyed as a result of being unable to change or achieve something.

  • the prevention of the progress, success, or fullfilment of something.

  • feeling of anger.