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Title: Virtuality and fostering critical design thinking
Other Titles: An exploration of the possibilities through theory, design practices and education
Authors: Newton, Caroline
Pak, Burak
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: Springer
Series Title: Research in Networked Learning
Host Document: Critical Learning in Digital Networks pages:101-132
Abstract: In this contribution we connect the social turn in architecture practice and education with the innovative possibilities that emerge from the integration of virtual environments (in a broad sense) in design education. We demonstrate the current challenges for architectural education and argue that a critical design attitude will be imperative to tackle the future challenges in architecture. Additionally we claim that critical thinking can be stimulated in a pedagogy that connects back with the initial conceptualisation and theorised possibilities of studio-based learning as Schön (1983, 1986, 1987) envisaged enforced by using new and innovative virtual environments.
ISBN: 978-3-319-13751-3
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IHb
Appears in Collections:Architecture, Campuses Sint-Lucas Brussels and Ghent
Department of Architecture - miscellaneous

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