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Coffee Futures: Reintroducing Materiality into Architectural Education Curricula

Djordje Stojanovic, M Woyatzaki (ed.)

European Association for Architectural Education | Published : 2014


Traditional architectural education is most commonly structured around the design-based curriculum delivered in the studio-like setting, normally implying a version of teaching methodology which includes individual work on the programmatically determined and site-specific project, i.e. typical graduation project could be a collective housing in Lyon. In this context, research-related activities are often separated from the design process. Early stages of the semester are generally reserved for research activities, most often regarded as a creative phase of the design process and a prelude to the actual design work. During later stages of the semester, any research-oriented efforts are consid..

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