Thresholds in Architectural Education

Nur Çağlar (Editor), G.I. (Irene) Curulli (Editor), Işıl Ruhi Sipahioğlu (Editor), Lazaros Mavromatidis (Editor)

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Abstract

Thresholds in Architectural Education provides a comprehensive Thresholds in Architectural Education provides a comprehensive presentation of the various forms of interaction that exist within the non-formal, informal and formal learning experiences of architectural students, studying the discipline at higher education institutions.
By investigating these learning experiences, this book explores multiple issues, aimed at a wider debate on the current impasse in architectural education and the existing divide between research, education and professional practice. It suggests a re-evaluation of the boundaries between these various fields, in search of areas where the cross professionalism of the practice and the inter and cross-disciplinarity of education can strike a delicate balance. The focus is on the ‘in between layers’ occurring between these fields, as they are considered instrumental in innovating current architectural education.

This book illustrates the wealth of ideas and experiments inspired by this topic. The intention is not to give solutions but instead to spark debate on the sensitive design of architectural curricula, allowing for the redefinition or creation of original learning environments.
(source: blurb-back cover page)
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherWiley-ISTE
Number of pages256
ISBN (Print)978-1-78630-649-4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020

Publication series

NameScience, society and new technology series. Engineering, energy and architecture set
Volume7

Keywords

  • non-formal
  • informal
  • architectural education
  • Thresholds
  • innovation
  • final design project
  • cross-disciplinary education

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