The Oxford Conference: A Re-evaluation of Education in Architecture

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WIT Press, 2008 - Architecture - 448 pages
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50 years after the first Oxford Conference on Architectural Education, the 2008 conference brought together over 500 people from 42 countries to share best practice, discuss how, when, where and why we teach architecture now and in the future.
 

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Contents

The unspoken assumption and its antidotes
3
preparing the architecture profession for the 21st century
7
Reasserting the architects position in pursuit of sustainability
11
One world architecture
17
Teaching climate responsive design to beginning architecture students
23
The influence of climatic design on Iranian symbolic form designing
27
Apology for architecture
33
Experimenting with climate as a learning tool for the architecture and climate A+C undergraduate studio at UTFSM
37
understanding the American and European basis of form
231
urban vs design
237
The meaning and usefulness of the feeling map as a tool in urban design and architecture
243
towards practical ethics of professional accreditation
249
illusions of consensus in architectural debate
255
The future of design teams in a zero carbon world
261
Oxford to Oxford SAAT to CIAT
267
The hand hits back
273

densification and expansion two models for sustainability on the urban scale
43
The Jerusalem EcoHousing Project
49
a new model in industryfocused education
53
Architectural education for an Age of Sustainability
59
finding ideas in representation
63
projects in support of greening the UW System
67
towards building a living environment
71
The carbon neutral design project
77
fundamentals and methodologies
83
rethinking architectural education in India
87
learning from the American experience
95
the case for pedagogic evaluation
99
experiments distilling peer discussion and learning using diagrams
105
The role of student selfregulation in design studios
109
Integrating sustainability through imaginative studio assessment
115
itinerant education and educational capital
119
gesture use in the design studio
125
design without borders
133
a shift from designing for to designing with and some challenges in integrating the new professionalism into architectural education
137
the anthropology of architecture
143
The case for real buildings with real budgets
149
Refurbishment as a challenge for future architects
153
Towards sustainable management of existing heritage
157
Teaching architectural regeneration and development
161
making the UK further education colleges sustainable
165
Following Kahn in Texas
171
Sustainable design versus energy performance
177
Design learning from case studies
183
A Bridge Too Far an ecological experience with students and their hands
189
The Live Project
195
Learning to build in 40 days
201
collaborating to deliver energyefficient buildings
207
Teaching space syntax through reflective practice and practica
211
integrating the quantitative and the qualitative
215
Communicating sustainability in undergraduate architectural education
219
European design education for sustainability
225
Integrated household solar system
279
Hemp and lime in sustainable construction
283
Improving the content of building material courses through sustainability
287
promoting materiality and interdisciplinary collaboration
291
Assessing buildings with green credentials
297
New materials and design strategies for sustainable buildings
301
Integrating energy simulation applications and building information modelling in the design studio
307
Realtime simultaneous collaboration in the BIM repository
311
Biomimetic architecture in a climate of change
315
a generative design model for the classroom
321
Digital construction in architectural teaching
325
Construction documents in a digital future
329
Thinking like an industrial designer?
333
topics for online architectural design teaching
339
a competition winning green tower designed in BIM
343
A new nature
349
Post digital
353
developing hybrid materials between academia and industry
357
research through design at the Welsh School of Architecture
363
the case of kinetic skins
369
beginning from where the others ended
375
One model for the reform of the architectural HE curriculum in the context of EHEA
381
a review of the curriculum objectives and outcomes
385
achieving educational goals within program constraints
389
teaching architecture in Doha
395
A curriculum for city design
399
INTBAUs recent work
405
a model curriculum for an age of globalisation
411
the case of the Eastern Mediterranean University North Cyprus
415
a unique and flexible alternative
419
expectations of the next generation
423
Designing an academic syllabus for the Master of Science in Urban Design and Conservation at Khwopa Engineering College Nepal
429
Climate change as inspiration to a better built environment
435
Appendix
437
Author Index
447
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