Learning by Doing in the Age of Design Computation

  • Mine Özkar

A design teaching approach of integrating the notions of design thinking and computing in the first year of architectural design education is introduced and discussed. The approach aims to enhance and bring up-to-date the educational practice of “learning by doing” in the first year foundations curriculum. In the studied example, the analytical phases of thinking in a simple design task are systematically and visually recorded. This documentation is incorporated to the design process as a means for the students to consciously reflect on their design thinking.


Design Element Design Computation Design Education Design Computing Digital Tool 
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  • Mine Özkar
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  1. 1.Middle East Technical UniversityTurkey

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