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    • blog.folios : Social Networking to Academic and Professional Engagement 

      Buchanan, Suzanne; Lambeth, C. Thomas (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      Today's eighteen-year-old college freshman belong to a generation known variously as Generation Y, the Millennial Generation, the Computer Generation and the Internet Generation. Not only is this group the first to have ...
    • (de)Coding the Studio Method to Teach the Design of Human-Computer Interaction 

      Brandt, Carol; Cennano, Kathy; Douglas, Sarah; McGrath, Margarita; Reimer, Yolanda; Vernon, Mitzi (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      This paper reports on the beginning of a three-year project funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to apply the studio method to teach computer science students principles of user interface design. The grant spans ...
    • Charrette : A High Performance Vehicle for Learning in the Design Studio 

      Charest, Robert Michel; Lucas, Patrick Lee (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      When announced at the beginning of a studio session, a charrette often elicits groans from students and some pondering about the tasks that may lie ahead in the short period of intense work articulated in the parameters ...
    • Sound-Object-Space: A Case Study on Utilizing Musical Composition for an Interdisciplinary Basic Design Education 

      Pasin, Burkay (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      The basic design education, which is implemented as a freshmen year studio training at schools of art, design and architecture, has a particular importance in developing students' mindsets. In spite of its practical and ...
    • In the Spirit of Texas Rangers 

      Milovanovic-Bertram, Smilja (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      "But we see their greatness... We must look to it for continuity; to transmit to the future generations." Bernhard Hoesli In short years between 1951 and 1956 at the University of Texas at Austin, a young group of ...
    • The Designer Client Relationship: Learning to Identify, Assess, and Articulate Client Needs 

      Thakur, Anubhuti (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      Scholars in architecture and interior design have identified a need to develop communication and interpersonal skills in design programs so students will be better equipped to communicate with clients. How effective is the ...
    • From Urban Experiences to Architectural Narratives 

      Trova, Vaso (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      Cities are a densely coded context for narratives of discovery and the recovery of experience. They have a capacity to act as condensers of information and to integrate assimilations of behaviours, people, styles, typologies, ...
    • [Ab] Sense - Revisiting the One That Can Not Get Away From Oneself 

      Charest, Robert Michel; Tucci, Jacob (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      Meaning in design work can potentially be implied, attached or altogether disregarded. A condition which may indicate that meaning, even in the loosest of semiotic arguments, amounts to mere arbitrariness. In order to ...
    • A Curriculum Based on the Psychology of Skill: Collaborating with instructors with Disdain for Teaching Beginning Design 

      Temple, Stephen (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      Many design curricula are structured to utilize instructors in beginning design who do not normally teach beginning design. These instructors frequently misconstrue core foundational pedagogical initiatives for student ...
    • A-Disciplinary Artifacts; Un-Disciplined Bodies 

      Ziada, Hazem (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      Discourses on (inter)disciplinarity in design usually debate methods of constructing epistemological frameworks and procedures of practice - yet have inadequately extended to qualifying the artifact(s) thereby generated. ...
    • Hinging 

      Debelius, C. A. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      This paper describes an introductory course in Building Information Modeling for fourth and fifth year architecture students, a course that seeks to develop, as well as critique, an alternate model for BIM courses in design ...
    • Details and Fragments: Studio Process and Products 

      Wallick, Karl (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      Architecture is not exactly whole. We remember instances, elements, and details. Rarely are the experiences and sensations in architectural experience comprehensive. The context of what we do as architects is always ...
    • Design Gateway: Pedagogical Discussion of a Second-Year Industrial Design Studio 

      Schaar, Raja; Shankwiler, Kevin (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      Most industrial design programs focus the beginning design curriculum on the learning of core design principles. These core principles are seen as not specific to any one discipline (architecture, industrial design, ...
    • Abstract / Concrete: The Materiality and Logics of Construction 

      Tsubaki, Kentaro (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      The recent technological obsessions fueled by the perforation of sophisticated structural, environmental, and visual computer simulations have re-ignited the interest in the realm of building performance. However, without ...
    • Route 66 in Past, Present and Future 

      Prahl, Sigrun (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      In a beginning urban planning class we worked on the following questions: How did the interstate system around the cities change the main streets of the historic cities and towns? What kind of buildings/uses emerged around ...
    • An Integrated and Collaborative Approach: Integrating Technology in Beginning Design 

      Wetzel, Catherine (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      Derived from IIT's historic model of integrating structures and construction in the design studio, the graduate degree in architecture's first year investigates relationships between material properties, structural typologies ...
    • Profession Without Discipline Would be Blind 

      Karczewska, Zuzanna (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      This paper explores two design studio projects developed and conducted at the School of Architecture at the University of Kansas. Through their pedagogy these projects posed the question of the engagement of the discipline ...
    • Architecture, Ideology, and the Ends Beginnings Serve 

      Flowers, Benjamin (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      This paper proposes an exploration of beginnings in architecture and the ends to which they serve. We are generally not present at the beginning of the life of most buildings around us; likewise, we are rarely there when ...
    • From CFY to DFN: Artifact > Category > Building 

      Ziada, Hazem (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      The author's move from a 'Firstyear' program (advocating a cross-disciplinary approach) to a 'Foundations of Architecture' program (pedagogically bound by the promise to deliver 'comprehensive' architectural design within ...
    • Beginning Design Students' Perception of Design Evaluation Techniques 

      Seymour, Michael (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
      Evaluating design students requires inherently different methods than existing models available in other disciplines; as such incoming students are required to adjust. The primary difference between design education and ...