CumInCAD is a Cumulative Index about publications in Computer Aided Architectural Design
supported by the sibling associations ACADIA, CAADRIA, eCAADe, SIGraDi, ASCAAD and CAAD futures

PDF papers
authors Park, Taeyeol and Miranda, Valerian
year 1997
title Representation of Architectural Concepts in the Study of Precedents: A Concept-Learning System
source Design and Representation [ACADIA 97 Conference Proceedings / ISBN 1-880250-06-3] Cincinatti, Ohio (USA) 3-5 October 1997, pp. 123-129
summary Learning architectural concepts through the study of precedents is a common activity in design studio. Traditionally, an instructor presents a design concept by showing selected examples using slides, photographs, drawings, texts and verbal analyses. This method relies on a linear mode of conveying design knowledge and is time bound. It emphasizes information retention and recall of facts rather than an understanding of information.

However, if information on architectural precedents are represented digitally in a system designed to promote understanding of the material rather than just present facts, then some disadvantages of the traditional method may be overcome and additional advantages may be achieved. This paper describes a computer-assisted lesson system designed to represent architectural concepts related to spatial composition in design by using graphic images and text and reports on its development, implementation and testing. The system relies on many characteristics, such as accessibility, interactivity, flexibility, rapid feedback, etc., which are known to foster effective concept learning. The paper also evaluates the viability and effectiveness of this system from a technological and logistical viewpoint as well as from a concept learning viewpoint, and concludes with a discussion on other potential applications.

series ACADIA
full text file.pdf (1,852,009 bytes)
references Content-type: text/plain
Details Citation Select
100%; open Akin, 0. (1981) Find in CUMINCAD Teaching Architecture , M.C. Comerio and J.M. Chusid (eds.) Proceedings of the 69th Annual Meeting of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture. Washington, DC: ACSA. pp. 16-30

100%; open Antoniades, A.C. (1990) Find in CUMINCAD Poetics ofArchitecture: Theory of Designs , New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold

100%; open Billings, K. and Akkach, S. (1992) Find in CUMINCAD A Study of Ideologies and Methods in Contemporary Architectural Design Teaching: Part I: Ideology , Design Studies 13 (4), pp. 43-45

100%; open Bradford, J.W., Ng, F. F. and Will, B.F. (1992) Find in CUMINCAD 3D Models and Hypermedia for Architectural Education , in CAAD Instruction. The New Teaching ofan Architect? ECAADE 92 Proceedings. Barcelona, Spain: ECAADE. PP. 19-41

100%; open Ching, F.D.K. (1979) Find in CUMINCAD Architecture: Form, Space & Order , New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold

100%; open Clark, R.H. and Pause, M. (1985) Find in CUMINCAD Precedents in Architecture , New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold

100%; open Coyne, R.D. and Yokozawa, M. (1992) Find in CUMINCAD Computer Assistance in Designing from Precedent , Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design 19, PP. 143 -171

100%; open Feldman, R.M. and Robinson, S.K. (1989) Find in CUMINCAD Privileged Precedents , T McGinty & R. Zwlrn (eds.) Debate & Dialogue: Architectural Design & Pedagogy: the 77th AnnuaI Meeting of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture. ACSA Press. pp. 117-119

100%; open Hannafin, M.J. and Peck, K. (1988) Find in CUMINCAD The Design, Decelopment, and Evaluation of Instructional Software , New York: Macmillan Publishing

100%; open Howard, R.W. (1987) Find in CUMINCAD Concepts and Schemata: an Instruction , London: Cassell Educational

100%; open Merrill, M.D., Tennyson, R.D. and Posey, L. 0. (1992) Find in CUMINCAD Teaching Concepts: an Instructional Design Guide , Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Educational Technology Publications

100%; open Morris, M.E.S. and Hinrichs, R.J. (1996) Find in CUMINCAD Web Page Design: A Different Multimedia , Mountain View, CA: Sun Microsystems

100%; open Rieber, L. (1994) Find in CUMINCAD Computers, Graphics, and Learning , Madison, WI: Brown & Benchmark

100%; open Weinman, L. (1996) Find in CUMINCAD Designing Web Graphics , Indianapolis, Indiana: New Riders Publishing

100%; open Winters, N.B. (1986) Find in CUMINCAD Architecture is Elementary: Visual Thinking Through Architectural Concepts , Salt Lake City: Peregrine Smith Books

last changed 2003/05/10 03:32
pick and add to favorite papersHOMELOGIN (you are user _anon_836262 from group guest) CUMINCAD Papers Powered by SciX Open Publishing Services 1.002