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    • Liberal Green Urbanism 

      Cathcart, Colin M. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      When my undergraduate students first realize their interests in the environmental design disciplines, they are enmeshed in Fordham University's very strong liberal arts program. I remember the reverse was true when I taught ...
    • archiTECTONICS: Pre- and Trans-Disciplinary Reference in Beginning Design 

      Montoto, Roman (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      Pedagogical approaches to beginning design in architecture often assume trans-disciplinary modes of exploration to filter problem parameters and sculpt perceptual outlook for iterative potential. A closer look suggests ...
    • Design Exercise in "Minimal Existence" 

      Prahl, Sigrun (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      At the beginning of design studies students should think about the minimum we need to live or exist. With this in mind I designed a one-week-assignment called "Minimal Existence." This assignment crossed borders between ...
    • The New Relevance of Basel Basics 

      Berbic, Amir; Grant, Roderick (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      Described through asymmetric sans serif typography, modular grid systems and denotative photography, The Basel School of Design is often described as dogmatic and conservative in respect to post-modern trends in graphic ...
    • You Are Here: Green Design Principles in Foundational Architectural Curricula 

      Shelton, Ted (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      Ideally, green design incorporates both the ethic of sustainability and ecological literacy as integral to the design process rather than as additive to it. In practice, this type of integral design requires complex ...
    • New Nomadism, Nothing is True 

      Riether, Gernot (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      We live in a world that has been digitized, and it is now about finding means to intensify our perception of this world in order to navigate through it. Suggesting a strategy to expand our cognitive framework I will explore ...
    • A Thick Industrial Design Studio Curriculum 

      Aytaç, Aysun; Gencol, Hakan; Irkdas, Derya; Velasco, Alex (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      This paper describes an industrial design studio course based in a private university in Izmir, Turkey where second year industrial design students, for the first time, engage in a studio project. The design studio course ...
    • Critical Thinking Is Not Discipline-Specific: Teaching Critical Thinking to the Beginning Design Student 

      Tippey, Brett (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      This paper will address the increasing burden being placed on university-level design education to teach critical thinking as paramount in the design process, not only during the formative years but also throughout the ...
    • From Endings Come Beginnings: Facilitating the Transition from Ending Student to Beginning Practitioner 

      Fox, Andrew A. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      The receipt of a degree is momentous; it is at once the end of an academic career and the beginning of practice life. Terminal coursework thus becomes a critical component in successfully preparing students for the ...
    • Green Foundations: A framework for Responsible Design 

      Bertomen, Michele C.; Iulo, Lisa D. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      Issues of sustainability are of paramount concern for architectural education and questions often revolve around how and when they should be introduced. This paper argues that a truly sustainable approach involves a paradigm ...
    • It's All in the Game: Designing the Contained, not the Container 

      Cannady, Shelley L. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      Conveying the importance of negative space and the relationship of mass and void to beginning environmental design students is challenging. How do we teach the primacy of experience over the arrangement of things, getting ...
    • Three Disciplines, a Common First Year: Beginnings and Other Thresholds 

      Corbin, Carla I. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      This paper uses surveys to investigate what entering freshman students know about the three environmental design professions, and how students choose which to pursue at the culmination of a common first year. What influences ...
    • Periphery at the Center - Everything but the Building 

      Charest, Robert Michel; Lucas, Patrick Lee (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      What are we building, where is the site and when do we start? Questions usually at the forefront when speaking of design-build. At our department, making is making a really strong comeback. Product, exhibits and even ...
    • Once Upon A Shape, or A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words 

      Martin, Cecile L.K. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      This paper discusses the use of a design project to advance the beginning design students' ability to visually communicate complex themes, emotions, and content through the creation of a narrative in a simple book form. ...
    • Translation 

      Criss, Shannon (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      Stripping preconceptions and moving students into situations that sponsor heightened awareness is fundamental to the beginning architecture student. Believing that architectural experience is grounded in the tectonic ...
    • The Search for a New Pre-Disciplinary, Trans-Disciplinary Core 

      Mead, Phillip G.; Montoto, Roman (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      Six years ago, Idaho's Dept. of Architecture began to question the relevance of its art based beginning design foundation. As one of a few programs tied to a broader college art core, our faculty was beginning to question ...
    • Wood Shop Acclimation Project for the Beginning Design Student 

      Zebrowski, Michael (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      Shop safety courses have long been the only way to introduce beginning design students to the tools, methods and appropriate behaviors in the shop environment. These courses and programs are geared towards providing important ...
    • Pulling It Together: A Pre-Comprehensive First-Year Project 

      Heintz, Eirik; Dougan, Brian (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      In an effort to overcome a deficit in basic drawing, making and critical thinking skills that typify many students educational experience in the Middle East prior to entering design school, a four week project for first-year ...
    • Beginning Scribes: Architecture Through Genre Writing 

      Wong, Peter L. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      The Second Year undergraduate writing seminar at UNC Charlotte has enjoyed a 20-year history in the College of Architecture. Originally administered as a pair of courses in support of the sophomore design curricula, the ...
    • Digital RE Thinking: Digital Literacy in Beginning Design 

      Hemsath, Timothy (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      A challenge to CAAD pedagogy is how to use digital tools and the digital environment to explore design thinking and process that makes inspiring beautiful architecture to educate a new breed of "Digital Master Builders"? ...