Title: That elusive concept of concept in architecture. A First Snapshot of Concepts during Design
Authors: Heylighen, Ann ×
Martin, Geneviève #
Issue Date: 2004
Publisher: Kluwer Academic
Host Document: Design Computing and Cognition '04 pages:57-76
Conference: Design Computing and Cognition (DCC) edition:1 location:Cambridge (Mass)
Abstract: Design concepts in architecture typically feature in post-hoc
explanations or reviews of finished design projects. By contrast, this
paper tries to chase concepts during the design process, and shed more
light on when, why and how they pop up in the designer’s mind. To
this end, the role of concepts is studied through the eyes of an architect
involved in the design of a school building. The results of this pilot
study amount to a tentative model of the generation and development
of concepts, which tries to take into account their highly elusive
Description: DCC'04 Best Paper Award
ISBN: 978-1-4020-2392-7
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IC
Appears in Collections:Department of Architecture - miscellaneous
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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