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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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"? ...
    • 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 ...