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What an architecture student should know / Jadwiga Krupinska ; translation by Scott Danielson.

By: Krupinska, Jadwiga.
Contributor(s): Danielson, Scott [translator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Routledge, 2014Description: 288 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780415702324 (hardback); 9780415702331 (pbk).Subject(s): Architecture -- Study and teaching | Architecture students | Engineering, Architecture March2015Genre/Form: -- Reading bookDDC classification: 720.711
Contents:
Student uncertainties-Professional uncertainties-What skills are needed ?-Can I be an autodidact ?-The design process-Analysis through synthesis-in practice-Criticism- Assessment reviews : stage and actors-Assessment reviews : the presented proposal -Awareness and understanding.
Summary: "It's not just you. Every architecture student is initially baffled by architecture school - an education so different that it doesn't compare to anything else. With this book you will make it through the program, live up to your expectations, and finally know what is going on. This book will help you learn: Specific working methods, to remove all mystery and help you understand what architecture school and the critique process is meant to achieve, so you'll feel oriented, secure, and confident. How to cope with uncertainty in the design process so you'll understand what seems natural and obvious to your professors. How to develop the ability to synthesize the complexity of architecture in terms of function, durability, and beauty. Key concepts are defined throughout and references at the end of each chapter will point you to further reading so you can delve into topics you find particularly interesting"-
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Index : p. 184-288.

Bibliography : p. 280-281.

Student uncertainties-Professional uncertainties-What skills are needed ?-Can I be an autodidact ?-The design process-Analysis through synthesis-in practice-Criticism- Assessment reviews : stage and actors-Assessment reviews : the presented proposal -Awareness and understanding.

"It's not just you. Every architecture student is initially baffled by architecture school - an education so different that it doesn't compare to anything else. With this book you will make it through the program, live up to your expectations, and finally know what is going on. This book will help you learn: Specific working methods, to remove all mystery and help you understand what architecture school and the critique process is meant to achieve, so you'll feel oriented, secure, and confident. How to cope with uncertainty in the design process so you'll understand what seems natural and obvious to your professors. How to develop the ability to synthesize the complexity of architecture in terms of function, durability, and beauty. Key concepts are defined throughout and references at the end of each chapter will point you to further reading so you can delve into topics you find particularly interesting"-

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