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Environmental discourse of architecture
(Taylor & Francis, 2009-03)
This study attempts to examine the environmental discourse of architecture. The attempt to constitute a linguistic framework for the environmental discourse requires a critical understanding of the interrelationship among ...
Rehearsal of professional practice: impacts of web-based collaborative learning on the future encounter of different disciplines
This study argues that the shift towards a more multidisciplinary professional life in contemporary design practice requires design curricula to equip students with collaborative skills. The study offers that by the aid ...
Universal product design involving elderly users: a participatory design model
Recent studies have shown that people prefer to age in their familiar environments, thus guiding designers to provide a safe and functionally appropriate environment for ageing people, regardless of their physical conditions ...
The shifting tides of academe: oscillation between hand and computer in architectural education
(Springer Netherlands, 2006-09)
There is a current vacillation in choosing hand or computer for design presentation in academia. Although the computer emerged as very powerful alternative presentation medium, it could not sweep away the hand totally. ...