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global collaboration with VoIP and mobile phone

Architecture News - Feb 16, 2010 - 18:11   8740 views

The school was built by the Tuareg themselves and designed by an architect living in Germany. There only communication throughout the whole process: design, building, and now teaching was via eMail and mobile phone.Thanks to new media this nonhierarchical workflow was achieved and resulted in a fast result. The idea was born in February 2009, in October 2009 the first class was given.We have come from colonisation (black vs. white) to development aid (north vs. south) to development collaboration (poorness vs. money to horizontal collaboration (human plus human). Any action in the internet is a global one. We should consider that its outputs are not only digital!