Short Term Workshop: An Alternative Strategy in Architectural Design Education

DS 30: Proceedings of DESIGN 2002, the 7th International Design Conference, Dubrovnik

Year: 2002
Editor: Marjanovic D.
Author: Kahvecioglu, H. L.; Erdem, A.; Paker-Kahveicoglu, N.
Section: Design Education
Page(s): 997-1002


This paper aims to focus on potentials of short-term workshops within architectural curriculum. Key concepts for the study could be summarized as proposing the implementation of short-term workshop as an alternative educational strategy, integration of unique local potentials to a global curriculum, exposing students to real life situations in order to highlight looking versus seeing and emphasizing analysis in accordance with creative synthesis. The objective of the experiment can be summarized as to trigger perceptive and creative skills of the students through off-campus experiments within the urban context.

Keywords: Architecture, design education, short term workshops


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