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Title: Untangling the culture medium of student designers
Authors: Strickfaden, Megan ×
Heylighen, Ann
Rodgers, Paul
Neuckermans, Herman #
Issue Date: 2006
Series Title: CoDesign vol:2 issue:2 pages:97-107
Abstract: Designs do not occur in a vacuum. They are nourished by a breeding ground composed of various substances, phenomena and traces, which function as raw material for concept generation and ultimately for design. This paper examines the composition and function of this 'culture medium' in the context of design education through reporting two content-wise connected studies: a series of in-depth interviews with experienced design tutors, and an ethnographically oriented study with design students. Combining and comparing information gathered in both studies reveals some interesting insights about what 'culture media' are valued by tutors and students.
Description: Special Issue: Crossing Design Boundaries
ISSN: 1571-0882
VABB publication type: VABB-1
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Department of Architecture - miscellaneous
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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