Experience in Action: DesignBuild in Architecture

Author(s): Andres Lepik (Editor); Vera Simone Bader (Editor)

design & construction | Birkhauser

DesignBuild is a method of instruction that students use to design and build actual projects at several architecture schools around the world, often in developing countries, but sometimes on their own doorsteps. With DesignBuild, students gain experience that goes far beyond planning and design. The focus is on temporary buildings and long-term projects, experimental approaches and interventions into infrastructures. With respect to the main aspects of research - dialogue - design - build, research contexts and processes of individual projects come under discussion. Constructive aspects and social exchange are also important. The book provides a critical overview of the most exciting DesignBuild projects worldwide.


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General Fields

  • : 9783955535148
  • : Detail Business Information GmbH, The
  • : Detail Business Information GmbH, The
  • : March 2020
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Andres Lepik (Editor); Vera Simone Bader (Editor)
  • : Hardback
  • : 240