How Designers Think / Edition 3

How Designers Think / Edition 3

by BRYAN LAWSON, Lawson
     
 

  • An original look at the changing role of the designer in society
  • Fully updated
  • Fully illustrated
  • Completely new chapter on "Designing with drawings"
    This third edition of 'How Designers Think' has been substantially rewritten following the second edition that was first published in 1990. Bryan Lawson has continued to try and
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    Overview

  • An original look at the changing role of the designer in society
  • Fully updated
  • Fully illustrated
  • Completely new chapter on "Designing with drawings"
    This third edition of 'How Designers Think' has been substantially rewritten following the second edition that was first published in 1990. Bryan Lawson has continued to try and understand how designers think, to explore how they might be better educated, and to develop techniques, including computer-aided design, to assist them in their task. A completely new chapter on 'Designing with drawings' has been added and all the others have either been fully revised or wholly rewritten.

  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780750630733
    Publisher:
    Taylor & Francis
    Publication date:
    12/23/1997
    Edition description:
    Older Edition
    Pages:
    352
    Product dimensions:
    6.50(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

    Meet the Author

    Bryan Lawson is a Professor of Architecture at the University of Sheffield. He is however both an architect and a psychologist, which has enabled him to study the nature of the design process.

    Table of Contents

    Author's preface to the third edition
    Acknowledgements
    Pt. 1What is Design?
    1Introduction3
    2The changing role of the designer14
    3Route maps of the design process29
    Pt. 2Problems and Solutions
    4The components of design problems51
    5Measurement, criteria and judgement in design62
    6A model of design problems83
    7Problems, solutions and the design process113
    Pt. 3Design Thinking
    8Types and styles of thinking131
    9Creative thinking148
    10Guiding principles162
    11Design strategies185
    12Design tactics205
    13Design traps227
    14Designing with drawings241
    15Designing with others260
    16Designing with computers286
    17Quo vadis?305
    Bibliography309
    Index317

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