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2002

Architecture -- Human factors

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An Architectural Exhibition: "Bench With The Film Of Its Own Making", Jonathan A. Hale Mar 2002

An Architectural Exhibition: "Bench With The Film Of Its Own Making", Jonathan A. Hale

Proceedings of the 18th National Conference on the Beginning Design Student

This paper describes a design-and-build studio project carried out at the University of Nottingham with students in their fourth year - although elements of it could also be considered appropriate for the 'Beginning Design Student'. The programme for the project is based on the premise that there is a fundamental continuity between the human body and the rest of the world. This idea has been around for some time and appears in a variety of forms: The Biblical quotation above which suggests a material connection between body and earth; the early medical theories of Hippocrates which describe the influence of the ...


In The Beginning -- We [Design For] Humans, An Opening Studio Curriculum For An Architectural Professional Program, Alex Maller Mar 2002

In The Beginning -- We [Design For] Humans, An Opening Studio Curriculum For An Architectural Professional Program, Alex Maller

Proceedings of the 18th National Conference on the Beginning Design Student

Two years ago, aft.er long deliberations, the Archrtectural Program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln formally adopted a significant programmatic change: it restructured its curriculum from a 4+2 curriculum to a 2+4 curriculum. In the same time the status of the program was redefined as a 'professional' program similar to other professional programs, such as Law and Medicine. These changes enable the program to adopt a more autonomous position in the University. As part of the restructuring process a number of essential changes were introduced, two with a significant impact on our current discussion: [a] the two first ...