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id ecaade2008_037
authors Rügemer, Jörg; Serrato-Combe, Antonio
year 2008
title Architectural Toolkits
source Architecture in Computro [26th eCAADe Conference Proceedings / ISBN 978-0-9541183-7-2] Antwerpen (Belgium) 17-20 September 2008, pp. 161-168
summary This paper examines how, when, why and why not architecture students today use widely available digital toolkits. It also compares and makes observations on the work and nature of both analog and digital tools. The setting for the inquiry is an architectural design studio where, with no specific mandate to use specific tools from the part of the instructors, students were let free to use whatever tools they could find to explore, develop and finally present their design solutions. The paper reflects and focuses on the success and effective use of digital tools by students who opted to use new digital toolkits.
keywords Education, Pedagogy, Design Process, Digital Design Education,
series eCAADe
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100%; open Kolarevic, B. and Malkawi, A. M. (2005) Find in CUMINCAD Performative Architecture • Beyond Instrumentality , Spon Press, New York and London
100%; open Rügemer, J. (2008) Find in CUMINCAD Form follows Tool: How does the mere existence of a 2D laser cutter influences architectural design in education? , W. Nakapan, E. Mahaek, K. Teeraparbwong, P. Nilkaew (eds. ), Proceedings from the 2008 CAADRIA Conference, Chiang Mai, Thailand, pp. 529-535
100%; open Schon, D. A. (1983) Find in CUMINCAD The Reflective Practitioners: How Professionals Think in Action , Basic Books

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