Towards a New Descriptive Geometry. A Teaching Innovation Project to the Architecture

  • Antonio Álvaro TordesillasEmail author
  • Noelia Galván Desvaux
  • Marta Alonso Rodríguez
Conference paper


The last two courses we have introduced in the subject of Descriptive Geometry at the School of Architecture of Valladolid, several changes by a Teaching Innovation Project able to solve some of their deficiencies and to update the subject with three objectives: to involve students in a dynamic way, introduce materials based on new technologies and bring the program to the actual architecture and new tools projection instruments. The present text attempts to explain the methodology and achievement of these goals; and share the experience of two exercises based on techniques such as gaming and cooperatives Aronson’s puzzle, which have been widely accepted and have had excellent results in academic and pedagogical terms.


Educational innovation Descriptive geometry Aronson’s puzzle 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonio Álvaro Tordesillas
    • 1
    Email author
  • Noelia Galván Desvaux
    • 1
  • Marta Alonso Rodríguez
    • 1
  1. 1.ETS Arquitectura ValladolidUniversidad de ValladolidValladolidSpain

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