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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...