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authors Oxman, R.E.
year 1996
title Design by re-representation: a model of visual reasoning in design
source Design Studies - Vol 18, No 4, pp. 329-347
summary The conception of design as a sequential process of description and redescription in the development of designs is presented. Re-representational theory (RRH) is introduced and the cognitive mechanisms which enable re-representation in design are explicated. A theory of re-representation and multiple representations in design is proposed. The concept of adaptation developed in CBR is exploited to formalize transformations in the re-representation process. An empirical research was constructed to study the cognitive abilities which underlie the creative phenomena of re-representation in design adaptation. On the basis of the findings of the experiment, a model of design re-representation is developed and presented. The main concepts of the model, multiple representation and re-representation, are shown to provide a powerful basis for the understanding of creative behavior in design.
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