Tools for Ideas: An Introduction to Architectural Design

Tools for Ideas: An Introduction to Architectural Design

by Christian Ganshirt
     
 

This introductory presentation describes and analyzes the theories, strategies, and tools of creative design for the purposes of practical work. With

Overview

This introductory presentation describes and analyzes the theories, strategies, and tools of creative design for the purposes of practical work. With thoughtfulness and expertise, it opens the reader’s eyes to the processes that underlie design and demonstrates different ways of communicating about complex design work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783764375775
Publisher:
Birkhauser Verlag
Publication date:
06/28/2007
Pages:
255
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Dipl-Ing. Christian Gänshirt is an independent architect in Berlin. He studied architecture with Jo Coenen and others at the Technische Universität Karlsruhe (Research University Karlsruhe) and with Luigi Snozzi at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. He has worked for many architects as a cost planner and construction supervisor (including Alvaro Siza at Vitra’s production hall). Since 1998 he has been working to impart knowledge of the theory and practice of design, including as an assistant professor in the Design Department of the Technische Universität Cottbus (Cottbus Technical University). He is co-editor of the Internationale Zeitschrift für Theorie und Wissenschaft der Architektur Wolkenkuckucksheim (International Journal of Architectural Theory Cloud-Cuckoo-Land, a web journal).

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