• [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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...