About: Designing: Analysing Design Meetings

About: Designing: Analysing Design Meetings

By: Fraser Reid (editor), Rachael Luck (editor), Peter Lloyd (editor), Janet McDonnell (editor)Paperback

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The twenty-one contributions to About: Designing draw on a rich variety of methodological positions, research backgrounds and design disciplines including architecture, product design, engineering, applied linguistics, communication studies, cognitive psychology, and discourse studies. Collectively these studies comprise a state-of-the-art overview of design thinking research. About: Designing will be of interest to design researchers at any level, as well as specialists in a broad range of design disciplines and social studies.

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Janet McDonnell is Professor of Design Studies at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, University of the Arts, London, UK. Peter Lloyd is Senior Lecturer and Head of the Design Group at The Open University, UK.


1 Introduction Part 1: Understanding Design Processes 2 Intersections of Brainstorming Rules and Social Order Ben Matthews 3 Spider Webbing: A Paradigm for Engineering Design Conversations during Concept Generation Ade Mabogunje, Ozgur Eris, Neeraj Sonalkar, Malte Jung & Larry Leifer 4 Co-evolution in Design Practice Isabelle Reymen, Kees Dorst & Frido Smulders Part 2: Values in Designing 5 Ethical Imagination and Design Peter Lloyd 6 The Mechanisms of Value Transfer in Design Meetings Christopher Le Dantec & Ellen Yi-Luen Do 7 Affect-in-Cognition through the Language of Appraisals Andy Dong, Maaike Kleinsmann & Rianne Valkenburg Part 3: Aspects of Design Cognition 8 Analogical Reasoning and Mental Simulation in Design: Two Strategies Linked to Uncertainty Resolution Linden J. Ball & Bo T. Christensen 9 Task, Team, Process: The Development of Shared Representations in an Engineering Design Team Petra Badke-Schaub, Kristina Lauche, Andre Neumann & Saeema Ahmed 10 Variants and Invariants of Design Cognition Omer Akin Part 4: Design Process Models 11 The Influence of the Design Task Description on the Course and Outcome of Idea Generation Meetings Kilian Gericke, Michael Schmidt-Kretschmer & Lucienne Blessing 12 Using the FBS Ontology to Capture Semantic Design Information in Design Protocol Studies Jeff Kan & John Gero Part 5: Language, Discourse and Gesture 13 'Does this compromise your design?' Socially Producing a Design Concept in Talk-in-Interaction Rachael Luck 14 Collaborative Negotiation in Design: A Study of Design Conversations between Architect and Building Users Janet McDonnell 15 The Function of Gesture in an Architectural Design Meeting Willemien Visser 16 Aspects of Language Use in Design Conversation Friedrich Glock Part 6: Constructing Roles 17 Performing Architecture: Talking 'Architect' and 'Client' into Being Arlene Oak 18 Behind the Scenes of the Design Theatre: Actors, Roles and the Dynamics of Communication Gabriela Goldschmidt & Doron Eshel 19 Exploring the Boundaries: Language, Roles and Structures in Cross-Disciplinary Design Teams Robin Adams, Llewellyn Mann, Shawn Jordan & Shanna Daly Part 7: Objects, References, Context 20 From Ronchamp by Sledge: On the Pragmatics of Object References Martin Stacey, Claudia Eckert & Chris Earl 21 Keeping Traces of Design Meetings through Intermediary Objects Emine Serap Arikoglu, Eric Blanco & Franck Pourroy 22 Matters of Context in Design Cynthia Atman, Jim Borgford-Parnell, Katherine Deibel, Allison Kang, ai Ho Ng, Deborah Kilgore & Jennifer Turns

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  • publication date: 24/06/2009
  • ISBN13: 9780415440585
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 434
  • ID: 9780415440585
  • weight: 839
  • ISBN10: 0415440580

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