Design Juries on Trial. 20th Anniversary Edition: The Renaissance of the Design Studio

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20th anniversary of this award-winning classic. Design Juries on Trial goes hand in hand with 2 apps for iPhone iPodTouch and iPad: 1) Design Student Survival Guide and 2) Student Survival Guide. Both available from Apple iTunes store.

Keep this guide at your side! Learn how to survive and thrive in design studios--and how to prepare, present and evaluate design projects in innovative, more effective ways. Empower yourself with this book to navigate your way through design ...

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Overview

20th anniversary of this award-winning classic. Design Juries on Trial goes hand in hand with 2 apps for iPhone iPodTouch and iPad: 1) Design Student Survival Guide and 2) Student Survival Guide. Both available from Apple iTunes store.

Keep this guide at your side! Learn how to survive and thrive in design studios--and how to prepare, present and evaluate design projects in innovative, more effective ways. Empower yourself with this book to navigate your way through design school. Learn how to manage your time, research your project, communicate effectively, produce winning graphic presentations, master technology, handle design studio stress, work with teams...and much more. Schedule your project, achieve work/life balance, and avoid last-minute panic and disaster before design studio deadlines.

Brings you unique insights into the jury process, with the most exhaustive analysis of the jury system undertaken to date. Reveals the hidden processes that jurors use to evaluate design work. Directs you to key research resources. Provides a historical and comparative overview of design juries. Advocates an array of refreshing reforms of the jury system to share with design instructors.

Features interviews with luminaries in architecture, landscape architecture and interior design including Peter Eisenman, Michael Graves, Richard Meier, Cesar Pelli, Robert A. M. Stern, and others. Based on extensive research with over 900 individuals including systematic observations and videos of juries, diaries of design students, and interviews and surveys of students, faculty, and practitioners conducted over a seven-year period.

More successful work habits more effective interactions with clients, healthier relationships with co-workers and a more favorable public image are the rewards of the approach presented in Design Juries on Trial. By applying these principles, students can more successfully make the leap from school into practice, and practitioners can develop more productive relations with all involved in the design and approval process.

Shattering myths, challenging traditional assumptions, and calling for sweeping changes in design education and practice, Design Juries on Trial unlocks the door to the mysterious design jury system--exposing its hidden agendas and helping you overcome intimidation, confrontation, and frustration. It explains how to improve the success rate of submissions to juries--whether in the academic setting, for competitions and awards programs, or for professional accounts--and how to reconstruct the jury system in both design education and professional practice. Architects, landscape architects, planners, and interior, industrial, and graphic designers--as well as others who shape design decisions--are sure to benefit from this resource.

Developed by award-winning faculty at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign based on years of experience learning things the hard way...but you don't have to...

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780974845012
  • Publisher: Kathryn H. Anthony
  • Publication date: 4/28/2012
  • Pages: 282
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.59 (d)

Meet the Author

Kathryn H. Anthony, Ph.D., has been teaching in architecture and design and serving as a critic on design juries for over 30 years. She is Professor and past Chair of the Design Program Faculty at the School of Architecture, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she also serves on the faculty of the Dept. of Landscape Architecture and the Gender and Women's Studies Program. She is the author of over 100 publications including the award-winning book, Designing for Diversity: Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in the Architectural Profession.

She holds the lifetime title of Distinguished Professor of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA). Her research and publications have received awards from the ACSA, the American Institute of Architects (AIA), and the Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA).

Dr. Anthony has been a spokesperson about design issues on ABC World News with Diane Sawyer, National Public Radio (NPR), The Chicago Tribune, The Economist, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, Time.com, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post. Her words were chosen as quotation of the day by the New York Times. She has testified before the US Congress about gender issues in design.

She holds a Ph.D. in architecture from the University of California at Berkeley. She has lectured extensively in the United States and abroad.

Her research on design juries was partially funded by the Graham Foundation.

Throughout her academic career, Dr. Anthony has served as a catalyst to challenge and change design education and practice, inspiring faculty to create more humane learning environments, designers to create more humane working environments, and students to empower themselves.

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