Shared understanding as a condition for team design

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The growing importance of teams in design introduces challenges and complications for designers to work effectively. In team work we can make a difference between the individual level and the team level. The individual designers have to tune their personal understandings about the design content to achieve a shared understanding. In this paper we will build a conceptual theoretical framework in which we try to capture the essence of designing within a team. We will show how the team of the Delft workshop 'Analysing Design Activity' associates with this framework. With the outcome of this explorative analysis we will create a basis for further research on this subject.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)111-121
Number of pages11
JournalAutomation in Construction
Issue number2-3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1998
Externally publishedYes

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