The Designer's Guide to Doing Research: Applying Knowledge to Inform Design
by Sally Augustin, Cindy Coleman
2012 | ISBN: 0470601736 | English | 344 Pages | PDF | 17 MB
An essential introduction to applying research for busy architects and designers
The competitive design market and the need to create enduring value place high demands on architects and designers to expand their knowledge base to be able to digest and utilize multiple sources of information. Expected by their clients to be well versed on all aspects of a project, time-constrained architects and designers need quick responses in the face of daily challenges. As a result, these professionals must—more than ever—rely on, and apply, readily accessible information culled from sound research to gain a competitive advantage.