A 10-Step Design Process for Architectural Design Studios

  • Tarek Galal AbdelhamidEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation book series (ASTI)


In most architectural schools, Design Studios Architectural design is usually a process in which there is no clear methodology or scientific step-by-step process that should lead the student to a design acceptable to his instructors. This paper suggests a systematic method that reduces studio design to a clear process that should lead to what can be a better design output in a shorter time. This method is for beginner to intermediate level design studios. We will first describe and analyse the issue, then we will explain the proposed process in detail, then a brief report is given on implementation in five different case studies, ending with recommendations on how to make the best use of the process.


Design education Design process Design methodology Architectural design Design techniques 


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  1. 1.October University for Modern Sciences and Arts (MSA), Sixth of OctoberGizaEgypt

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