Project selection in the design studio: absence of learning environments
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Project selection is an essential matter of design teaching. Based on observations of a specifi c curriculum, the author claims that a wide repertoire of subjects including offi ces, restaurants, hotels, and other public places are used to prepare design students, but that schools and other "learning environments/schools" are similarly ignored. Considering this, the study unfolds reasons why interior design studios do not assign "learning environments" as design projects. Moreover, it analyzes a specifi c learning environment, in terms of its considerable scope and adequate complexity, as a design problem. © Kappa Delta Pi.