collective architectural conception

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the architect  the web and the chat room


I have recently published an article on the online magazine on the subject of my research as part of the Collectifs season.

Thank you Strabic team for publishing my work!

Modeling collective architectural conception – DPEA research dissertation

2013-05-14 poster Alexandru Senciuc impression

On the 27th of September I presented my research dissertation within the DPEA pre-PhD course, for which I received the “very good” mention. The dissertation is entitled: “Modeling of the collective architectural conception. Cooperation, coordination and collaboration via basic online tools”. It is a first step towards the architecture PhD thesis and seeks to build a model of the collective architectural conception process by taking into account three entities: the people, the tools and the architectural model.

[EN] To download the English Summary, Table of Contents and Bibliography of the dissertation pleaso go to this link.

[FR] Pour télécharger le résumé, sommaire et bibliographie en français du mémoire recherche, veuillez cliquer sur ce lien.

I would also like to take this opportunity to thank my superviser, Caroline Lecourtois, for accompanying me through the past year.

Assisting collective architectural conception – research poster

On the 17th of May I presented a research poster containing the subject of my future phD thesis in architecture: “Assisting collective architectural conception: cooperation, coordination and collaboration via basic online tools”. The event was organised by Research Department of the ENSAPLV school, within the DPEA programme.

please scroll down for poster in English and French version.


Web technologies are the subject of everyday use in almost all domains of activity. In architecture, not only people employ the conventional e-mails and file transfer systems, but also social networks and Wikipedia platforms. However, do these tools really change the way we think and build our environment? Therefore, the question of my research is: how do web services assist groups of people in the architectural conception process?

My objective is, with the help of the architecturology, to identify the moments of cooperation of coordination and the cognitive operations of conception that are assisted by these services.

The focus of this research is to build different profiles for the actors taking part in the architectural conception process who use the online tools and to measure the impact of these tools on the architectural project.

My thesis seeks to build a theoretical model which will help to better understand how the collective conception process functions through the use of the web, both in architecture and in similar domains such as: urban planning, project management and design. This knowledge could be later used to develop a teaching instrument for collective conception, a meta-tool for using online services or a resource for creating new online tools.

English version:

2013-06-02 poster Alexandru Senciuc

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