The dissertation: an architecture student's handbook

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Architectural Press, Jul 13, 2000 - Architecture - 246 pages
Dissertation: an Architecture Student's Handbook is a comprehensive guide to all that an architecture student might need to know about writing a dissertation. It clearly navigates the student through the whole process of starting, writing, preparing and submitting a dissertation, as well as suggesting what to do after the dissertation has been completed.Subjects covered include how to write a proposal, which research methodologies and techniques to adopt, which libraries and archives to utilise (including special architectural resources on the internet), as well as how to structure, reference and illustrate it. Dissertation also takes architecture students into new terrains, suggesting alternative methods of undertaking dissertations, whether as video, prose writing, multimedia or other forms of expression.

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Director of Architectural History and Theory; Reader in Architecture and Urban Culture, The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL and judge for the President's Medals dissertation prizes, RIBA.

Director, School of Architecture, University of Illinois at Chicago.