Changing Architectural Education: Towards a New by David Nicol, Simon Pilling

By David Nicol, Simon Pilling

Architectural schooling is stressed to fulfill the calls for of an evolving building and to cater to the more and more various profession locations of graduates. How should still architectural schooling reply to those expert demanding situations? How can scholars be higher ready for pro perform? those questions are the focal point of this publication, which brings jointly contributions from quite a lot of authors, from either the united kingdom and america, operating within the fields of architectural schooling, architectural perform and academic study.

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5 Evolution of a practice’s intellectual property—DEGW. Source: DEGW. since architects have to be motivated to produce services which enhance the environment but they also have to accept that unless they meet clients needs, often by doing mundane tasks which seem commercial rather than professionally challenging, they will simply remain in a subordinate position’ (Gutman 1988). • Practices: the option of specialising or providing multidisciplinary or generalist services. Much of practice development will be focused on understanding market demand, reassessing corporate and individual aspirations, and developing skills and relevant delivery structures within the framework.

1984) Experiential Learning: Experience as the Source of Learning and Development . Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall. Latham, Sir Michael (1994) Constructing the Team: Final Report of the Government/Industry Review of Procurement and Contractual Arrangements in the UK . London: HMSO. Lave, J. and Wenger, E. (1991) Situated Learning: Legitimate Peripheral Participation . New York: Cambridge University Press. Lawson, B. and Pilling, S. (1996) ‘The Cost and Value of Design’, Architectural Research Quarterly , 1 (4), pp.

Those in Section 1 concentrate on the development of students’ professional skills in relation to clients and building users. The central theme in this section is communication, but in the widest sense of the term—that is, not just presenting but also listening, empathising, perspective-taking, questioning and so on. The common focus of the chapters in Section 2 is on the development of teamworking skills for professional practice, including cross-disciplinary teamworking. As might be expected there is considerable overlap between the chapters in Sections 1 and 2, given that communication is essential to effective teamwork and that in many construction projects clients are part of the team.

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