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Post-Mortem: Eight Years of Comprehensive Design Experiments and What Comes Next
Architecture Conference Proceedings and Presentations
  • Matthew W. Fisher, Iowa State University
  • Thomas W. Leslie, Iowa State University
  • Gregory S. Palermo, Iowa State University
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Conference Proceeding
97th ACSA Annual Meeting
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This paper documents the eight-year evolution of the Department of Architecture’s Comprehensive Design program at Iowa State University. Since its initial offering in 2001, we have attempted to deliver the NAAB requirement in a broad, holistic context, incorporating not only the required technical aspects of studio work, but also an urban, civic agenda and an emphasis on human, public space. The result has been a studio that is seen by the department and by partners in the profession as a model for integrative, collaborative work, and we offer techniques and suggestions for other programs with evolving Comprehensive studios.
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Matthew W. Fisher, Thomas W. Leslie and Gregory S. Palermo. "Post-Mortem: Eight Years of Comprehensive Design Experiments and What Comes Next" Portland, OR(2009)
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