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Design Thinking
     

Design Thinking

by Peter G. Rowe
 

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In Design Thinking Peter Rowe provides a systematic account of the process of designing in architecture and urban planning. He examines multiple and often dissimilar theoretical positions whether they prescribe forms or simply provide procedures for solving problems — as particular manifestations of an underlying structure of inquiry common to all

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In Design Thinking Peter Rowe provides a systematic account of the process of designing in architecture and urban planning. He examines multiple and often dissimilar theoretical positions whether they prescribe forms or simply provide procedures for solving problems — as particular manifestations of an underlying structure of inquiry common to all designing. Over 100 illustrations and a number of detailed observations of designers in action support Rowe's thesis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262680677
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
02/14/1991
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
242
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Peter McCleary
Design Thinking raises the intellectual level of the discourse on architecture in general, and architectural thinking in particular.

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"Design Thinking raises the intellectual level of the discourse on architecture in general, and architectural thinking in particular. " Peter McCleary,University of Pennsylvania
Donald A. Schott
Peter Rowe's DesignThinking is a very useful compendium of ideas, examples, and literature about design inquiry in architecture. It is unusual to find in one source so many different perspectives, drawn from so many different fields of study.

Meet the Author

Peter G. Rowe is Raymond Garbe Professor of Architecture and Urban Design at Harvard University and Chairman of the Department of Urban Planning and Design at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, Harvard University.

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