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Architectural contesting

Hashem H. Najaf-abadi, Eric Rotenberg
2007 SIGARCH Computer Architecture News  
We therefore propose architectural contesting; the redundant execution of code on a number of differently architected processors (each customized for a different set of workload characteristics) in a leader  ...  In this study, we show that the contesting of only processor width can yield an average speedup of 7.5% and up to 12.5% in integer SPEC benchmarks.  ...  As a solution, we propose architectural contesting.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1294313.1294321 fatcat:eiqu5ut74jfejc4jf7v55iubny

Contest architecture

Benny Moldovanu, Aner Sela
2006 Journal of Economic Theory  
A contest architecture specifies how the contestants are split among several subcontests whose winners compete against each other (while other players are eliminated).  ...  For the case of a linear cost of effort, our main results are: 1) If the designer maximizes expected total effort, the optimal architecture is a single grand static contest. 2) If the designer maximizes  ...  But this outcome is the same as the outcome in the one-stage, Grand Architecture contest.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jet.2004.10.004 fatcat:6jzha2e27rc7lcco7kp3borfyu

Contested Architecture: The 'Woba' Residential Colony in Basel, 1930

Rhea Rieben
2019 Urban Planning  
Thirteen architectural offices experimented with different spatial designs in order to develop cheap and hygienic housing for the working class.  ...  By analyzing contemporary press articles on the Woba, this paper shows that the question of society's future was being negotiated through architecture and furniture.  ...  Besides, the architecture collective for the Neubühl project in Zurich, which is far better known than the Eglisee housing colony due to Sigfried Giedion's active promotion in the international architecture  ... 
doi:10.17645/up.v4i3.2141 fatcat:ix5izz766jgpfpzz4vppyltjb4

Illuminating Historical Architecture: The House Of The Drinking Contest At Antioch

Ethan Gruber
2010 Zenodo  
The House of the Drinking Contest is a third century A.D. Roman house from Seleucia Pieria, the port city of Antioch.  ...  Lighting simulation and sightline analysis have been conducted to recontextualize the mosaics, enabling a greater understanding of the interaction between the natural environment and architectural one  ...  A triple doorway, a common architectural motif in large, late Roman houses, provided entrance to the triclinium.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.258049 fatcat:ooecsq3gojbbvb6b5xsbilzm2y

Innovative architectural design development: the Arcbazar creative crowdsourcing contests perspective

Adriana Bujor, Silvia Avasilcai, G. Grebenişan, A.V. Pele
2018 MATEC Web of Conferences  
of the creative industries, and may bring smaller projects in the field of architectural practices.  ...  In this paper, architectural design crowdsourcing will be presented as an alternative method to the acquisition of traditional design, which can overcome the potential deficiencies, faced by this sector  ...  The name of the platform, Arcbazar, is inspired by the idea of an architecture bazaar, wanting to be an energetic, dynamic space for changing and negotiating design and architecture services, for which  ... 
doi:10.1051/matecconf/201818404002 fatcat:hcsek4snnza2vmvtt6zzpgcrsi

Preston Scott Cohen—Contested Symmetries and Other Predicaments in Architecture

Jin-Ho Park
2003 Nexus Network journal  
s book, Contested Symmetries and Other Predicaments in Architecture, is a theoretical observation of architectural issues and design explorations from the historic to the contemporary.  ...  Cohen's approach derives from a continuing tradition of architectural design practice integrated in disciplined theory.  ...  Contested layers of symmetries or geometric distortions conflict, yet, as a whole, they result in a design that is complementary.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00004-002-0010-8 fatcat:5pyb2w2tkzeshnyvqc7alkto7i

Colonial architecture and urbanism in Africa. Intertwined and contested histories

Carlos Nunes Silva
2013 Planning Perspectives  
Colonial architecture and urbanism in Africa. Intertwined and contested histories, edited by Fassil Demissie, Farnham, Ashgate, 2012, 438 pp., £70 (hardcover).  ...  The essays also explore the different ways African subjects negotiated, contested and reworked the imposition of such specific colonial architecture models.  ...  Case studies include penal architecture, school architecture, ecclesiastic architecture and the symbolic buildings used as metaphors of colonial hegemony (e.g.  ... 
doi:10.1080/02665433.2013.736209 fatcat:k3onzhtecjhpzjpsqercrb6tje

Aporias of architecture, or the contest between the idea and matter

Marcin Charciarek
2019 Architectus. Pismo Wydziału Architektury Politechniki Wrocławskiej  
Aporie architektury, czyli spór między ideą a materią dzieła Aporias of architecture, or the contest between the idea and matter Idea i materia dzieła, a więc o co chodzi w architekturze?  ...  Abstract The article refers to the problems of defining architecture.  ...  Is architecture colourless?  ... 
doi:10.5277/arc190208 fatcat:idqw76x3ufczzg3tobpf44u4nm

Contesting the Public Realm: Struggles over Public Space in Los Angeles

Margaret Crawford
1995 Journal of Architectural Education  
the end of public space"-Michael Sorkin "the fall of public man" -Richard Sennett "destriction of any truly democratic urban spaces" -Mike Davis public sphere overwhelmed by consumerism, the media, and the instrusion of the state into private life -Jurgen Habermas LOSS.
doi:10.1080/10464883.1995.10734658 fatcat:wmzsajw7hzdn3msvpwakxxzb5a

Modern architecture as inextensible: an actor-network theory account of contested design

Albena Yaneva
2018 Joelho Revista de Cultura Arquitectonica  
, architecture in the making rather than architecture made (Yaneva, 2009) .  ...  The Whitney building thus turned into a multiple object, an assembly of contested issues: the brownstones' destructibility, the zoning rules, the neighbours' vulnerability, the narrowness of the site,  ... 
doi:10.14195/1647-8681_9_4 fatcat:6nyohjlod5fc5agwzeubltbwom

Design Disruption in Contested, Contingent and Contradictory Future-Making

Yoko Akama, Dagny Stuedahl, Izak Van Zyl
2015 Interaction Design and Architecture(s)  
This paper aims to problematize how we step into situations that are often contested, contingent and contradictory.  ...  Could design-researchers further contest these spaces both in principle and in practice?  ...  Interaction Design and Architecture(s) Journal -IxD&A, N.26, 2015, pp. 132-148 Indigenous nationhood in the absence of recognition: Self-governance strategies and insights from three Aboriginal  ... 
doaj:117fe83aef234757955d7f53ba1a8f40 fatcat:4bmsuze25navfh3jel4l2od7ii

Peace by Piece: (Re) imagining Division in Belfast's Contested Spaces through Memory

Gehan Selim, Andrew Abraham
2016 Athens Journal of Architecture  
An architectural scale model is an object that makes an architectural object present.  ...  or an architectural concept.  ... 
doi:10.30958/aja.2-3-2 fatcat:b45shxcimfhuzjg7ir6dsny23u

Design contest overview: Combined architecture for network stream categorization and intrusion detection (CANSCID)

Michael Pellauer, Abhinav Agarwal, Asif Khan, Man Cheuk Ng, Muralidaran Vijayaraghavan, Forrest Brewer, Joel Emer
2010 Eighth ACM/IEEE International Conference on Formal Methods and Models for Codesign (MEMOCODE 2010)  
Introduction This year's MEMOCODE Design Contest challenged teams to implement the architecture for a unique type of Deep Packet Inspector called CANSCID.  ...  This type of architectural challenge represents a new direction for the contest, as previous years had focused on the acceleration of algorithmic specifications such as matrix multiplication.  ... 
doi:10.1109/memcod.2010.5558620 dblp:conf/memocode/PellauerAKNVBE10 fatcat:li6ad7ca2zbd3ij5vjdkwqoyji

The new normal or the forgotten normal: contesting COVID-19 impact on contemporary architecture and urbanism

Ali A. Alraouf
2021 Archnet-IJAR  
before the COVID-19 and contest its responsibility towards the city and the community.Design/methodology/approachMethodologically, literature review, analysis of emerging positions and interviews are  ...  The paper's purpose is challenging the surrender for the notion of the "New Normal" and constructing a framework by which a call for understanding the practice of architecture, urbanism and city planning  ...  Does this social divisiveness produce a classification of architecture that we might call the architecture of isolation, or separation?  ... 
doi:10.1108/arch-10-2020-0249 fatcat:nhvzphzebbfftiauwvqbved2me

Architectural design contest with social participation as a part of building culture in Europe

Maciej Wojciech Kowalczyk
2018 Journal of Education Culture and Society  
In effect, architectural competitions are facing changes. On the one hand, an architectural design contest needs to fulfill the EU's legal frames.  ...  The culture of organising architectural competitions has a long tradition in Europe. The architectural desgin contest is used as a democratic tool for selecting the best design solution.  ...  Architectural design contests Architectural design contests have a long tradition. However, it is not known when exactly the rst architectural competition was organized in Europe.  ... 
doi:10.15503/jecs20182.195.200 fatcat:g26gvaqgovh4dkit7bszjswa5u
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