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The Dissertation

The Dissertation

A Guide for Architecture Students

  • Author: Iain Borden,Katerina Ruedi Ray
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1317746961
  • Category: Architecture
  • Page: 272
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The Dissertation is one of the most demanding yet potentially most stimulating components of an architectural course. This classic text provides a complete guide to what to do, how to do it, when to do it, and what the major pitfalls are. This is a comprehensive guide to all that an architecture student might need to know about undertaking the dissertation. The book provides a plain guide through the whole process of starting, writing, preparing and submitting a dissertation with minimum stress and frustration. The third edition has been revised throughout to bring the text completely up-to-date for a new generation of students. Crucially, five new and complete dissertations demonstrate and exemplify all the advice and issues raised in the main text. These dissertations are on subjects from the UK, USA, Europe and Asia and offer remarkable insights into how to get it just right.

The Journey to Dissertation Success

The Journey to Dissertation Success

For Construction, Property, and Architecture Students

  • Author: Elizabeth Laycock,Tim Howarth,Paul Watson
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1317558359
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 254
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Are you about to embark on a research project for the first time? Unsure which data collection methods are right for your study? Don't know where to start? By presenting the reader with a series of key research management questions, this book introduces the novice researcher to a range of research designs and data collection methods. Building an understanding of these choices and how they can impact on the dissertation itself will lead to a more robust and rigorous dissertation study. This book is designed to direct your research choices with informative text and key questions, advice from "virtual supervisors" and reflections from students. Lists of suggested further reading also help to support you on your journey to developing an organised and successful dissertation project. Researchers seeking support on their journey to a successful dissertation will find this book a valuable resource.

Writing Built Environment Dissertations and Projects

Writing Built Environment Dissertations and Projects

Practical Guidance and Examples

  • Author: Peter Farrell
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118921917
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 368
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Writing Built Environment Dissertations and Projects will help you to write a good dissertation or project by giving you a good understanding of what should be included, and showing you how to use data collection and analysis tools in the course of your research. Addresses prominent weaknesses in under-graduate dissertations including weak data collection; superficial analysis and poor reliability and validity Includes many more in-depth examples making it easy to understand and assimilate the concepts presented Issues around study skills and ethics are embedded throughout the book and the many examples encourage you to consider the concepts of reliability and validity Second edition includes a new chapter on laboratory based research projects Supporting website with sample statistical calculations and additional examples from a wider range of built environment subjects

The Crit

The Crit

An Architecture Student's Handbook

  • Author: Rosie Parnell,Rachel Sara,Charles Doidge,Mark L. Parsons
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 0750682256
  • Category: Architecture
  • Page: 149
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The architectural crit, review or jury is a cornerstone of architectural education around the world. The defence of ideas, drawings, and models in an open format before staff and peers is intended to be a foreground for healthy creative debate, but many students view it as hostile confrontation – an ego trip for staff and humiliation for them. This accessible and immensely enjoyable book guides students through this academic minefield. This fully updated edition includes advice and suggestions for tutors on how to model a crit around a broad range of learning styles, as well as a new section aimed at students with learning disabilities, to ensure that the process is constructive and beneficial for all architecture and design scholars. Packed with practical tips from tutors, students and professionals, this reassuringly honest book will prepare students to build more creative relationships with clients and users across the industry. Also in the Seriously Useful Guides series: * Practical Experience * The Dissertation * The Portfolio * Unique guide to a crucial event in every architecture student's life * Includes additional material for tutors on alternative review formats that will suit a broad range of learning styles * Humorous and accessible advice written by students for students

Your Undergraduate Dissertation

Your Undergraduate Dissertation

The Essential Guide for Success

  • Author: Nicholas Walliman
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 1446293297
  • Category: Study Aids
  • Page: 304
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Lecturers, request your electronic inspection copy here 'This is a refreshing and inspiring book, of equal value to both the anxious and the ambitious student' - Lucinda Becker, Department of English Literature, University of Reading In the second edition of this best-selling guide, Nicholas Walliman provides expert, step-by-step advice on managing and developing a successful undergraduate project. This book takes you through each stage of your dissertation, answering questions including: How do I choose an appropriate topic for my dissertation? How do I write a research proposal? What's a literature review, how do I conduct it and how do I write it up? How can I ensure I'm an ethical researcher? What methods of data collection are appropriate for my research question? Once I have collected my data, what do I do? What's the best structure for my dissertation? Full of examples from real student projects, interdisciplinary case studies and illustrated with cartoons to make you smile along the way, this book will tell you all you need to know to write a brilliant dissertation. SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills website for tips, quizzes and videos on study success!

Practical Experience

Practical Experience

  • Author: Jane Tankard,Katerina Ruedi Ray
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1136372660
  • Category: Architecture
  • Page: 232
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The year out, or internship, in a professional practice can be the most rewarding experience in an architectural student's education. It can also be a shock to the system to find that architectural working practices are very different to architectural study. This book provides a beginner's guide to professional practice and a step-by-step guide on how to find the placement that best suits your goals. It is the fourth title in the successful 'Seriously Useful Guides...' series. In order to give you a real insight into professional experience, this guide includes real life case studies from students who have been through the experience and from practices that have taken them on. It guides you through the steps of finding a placement, outlines the norms and expectations for internship in different countries, and discusses codes of office behavior and professional ethics. Contemporary architectural practices are becoming increasingly diverse and this guide outlines some Practical experience/Internship choices, providing cases studies of award wining firms that offer practical experience. These case studies range from conventional practices based on the art of building, to practices based on digital media or contemporary urbanism. Finally, the term 'critical practice' is becoming increasingly important, and the book provides some definitions and examples of critically based architectural practices. Also in the Seriously Useful Guides Series: * The Crit * The The Portfolio * The Dissertation

An Essay on Architectural Practice, Being an Attempt to Supply a Guide for Students, at Their First Entrance on the Practice of Architecture as a Profession. Section 1: on the Construction of General Working Drawings, Etc. Section 2: on the Construction of Detail Working Drawings, Etc

An Essay on Architectural Practice, Being an Attempt to Supply a Guide for Students, at Their First Entrance on the Practice of Architecture as a Profession. Section 1: on the Construction of General Working Drawings, Etc. Section 2: on the Construction of Detail Working Drawings, Etc

  • Author: Thomas Larkins WALKER
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category:
  • Page: 68
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Your Dissertation in Education

Your Dissertation in Education

  • Author: Scott Buckler,Nicholas Walliman
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 1473943256
  • Category: Study Aids
  • Page: 360
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Are you struggling with your dissertation? Have you started too late and now you're panicking? Help is here! Your Dissertation in Education is a straight-forward, plain English guide to doing and writing your project. It will take you from start to finish, with practical and friendly advice on every page. This second edition includes: - A new Foundations section with the concepts and tools you need to get started - An expanded guide to methodology and writing about methods - A new chapter on mixed methods An essential companion on your dissertation journey, this book is ideal for students across education, including teacher training, early childhood and education studies. SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills website for tips, quizzes and videos on study success!

Dissertation Research and Writing for Construction Students

Dissertation Research and Writing for Construction Students

  • Author: S.G. Naoum
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1135872392
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 264
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User-friendly, easy to dip into guide for all Built Environment students Takes the reader from the stage of choosing a topic to writing a well-structured dissertation Best case practice illustrated with numerous examples, case studies and references Dissertation Research and Writing for Construction Students covers topic selection, research planning, data collection and methodology, as well as structuring and writing the dissertation - in fact, everything needed for a successful write-up. A new section advising students on the use of the SPSS software 'Statistical Package for Social Sciences' will help readers make the best use of this tool. New examples and references ensure that this new edition of the bestselling construction dissertation guide is right up to speed with current practice. This is the ideal resource for students involved in research in Construction Management, Building and Quantity Surveying.

Wörterbuch Design

Wörterbuch Design

Begriffliche Perspektiven des Design

  • Author: Michael Erlhoff,Timothy Marshall
  • Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
  • ISBN: 3764381426
  • Category: Design
  • Page: 472
  • View: 6267
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Dieses Wörterbuch bietet die interessante und kategoriale Grundlage für einen ernsthaften internationalen Diskurs über Design. Es ist das Handbuch für alle, die mit Design beruflich und in der Ausbildung zu tun haben, sich dafür interessieren, sich daran vergnügen und Design begreifen wollen. Über 100 Autorinnen und Autoren u.a. aus Japan, Österreich, England, Deutschland, Australien, aus der Schweiz, den Niederlanden und aus den USA haben für dieses Design-Wörterbuch Originalbeiträge geschrieben und bieten so bei aller kulturellen Differenz mögliche Erörterungen an, sich über wesentliche Kategorien des Design und somit über Design grundlegend zu verständigen. Es umfasst sowohl die teilweise noch jungen Begriffe aktueller Diskussionen als auch Klassiker der Design-Diskurse. – Ein praktisches Buch, das sowohl Wissenschaftscharakter hat als auch ein Buch zum Blättern und Lesen ist.

Lernen von Las Vegas

Lernen von Las Vegas

zur Ikonographie und Architektursymbolik der Geschäftsstadt

  • Author: Robert Venturi,Denise Scott Brown,Steven Izenour
  • Publisher: Birkhauser
  • ISBN: 9783764363628
  • Category:
  • Page: 216
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Ausgangspunkt fur diese Veroffentlichung, die sich schon lange zu einem Klassiker der Architekturtheorie entwickelt hat, war ein Seminar mit dem Titel -Learning from Las Vegas, or Form Analysis as Design Research- an der Fakultat fur Kunst und Architektur der Yale University 1968."

Raum, Zeit, Architektur

Raum, Zeit, Architektur

Die Entstehung einer neuen Tradition

  • Author: Sigfried Giedion
  • Publisher: Birkhäuser
  • ISBN: 3035605777
  • Category: Architecture
  • Page: 560
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Der Architekturhistoriker Sigfried Giedion gilt als ein Wegbereiter der Moderne, sein 1941 unter dem Titel Space, Time, Architecture erstmals erschienenes Werk ist längst zu einem Klassiker der Architekturtheorie avanciert. Giedion skizziert darin die Vorgeschichte und die Entwicklung des in den Zwanzigerjahren so bedeutungsvollen neuen Bauens und veranschaulicht dessen weltweite Auswirkungen. In der Vielfalt oft widersprüchlicher Tendenzen suchte er die geheime Synthese, in der sich eine neue Tradition ankündigte, ohne dass sie zunächst zu einer bewussten und handlungsbestimmenden Realität wurde. Giedion wurde so zu dem Historiker, der das Entstehen dieser neuen Tradition in der Architektur sowie ihre Beziehungen zu Handwerk, Kunst und Wissenschaft sichtbar machte und so immer noch zur Transparenz des gegenwärtigen Zustands beiträgt. Das Nachwort des Architekturkritikers Reto Geiser erläutert die Aktualität dieses in alle Weltsprachen übersetzten Standardwerks.

A guide to successful dissertation study for students of the built environment

A guide to successful dissertation study for students of the built environment

  • Author: Gary D. Holt
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781902010014
  • Category: Architecture
  • Page: 177
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Serves as a good practice guide for built environment students undertaking a dissertation. Despite the book's specific subject bias, the methods and guidance cited within it will be equally useful to all dissertation students, regardless of dissertation topic. Subjects covered include: choosing a topic; planning the task; reviewing the literature; choosing the methodology; analysis of data; drawing conclusions; presentation of the work and oral examinations.

Städte für Menschen

Städte für Menschen

  • Author: Jan Gehl
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783868593563
  • Category:
  • Page: 288
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The Portfolio

The Portfolio

  • Author: Lesley Lokko,Katerina Ruedi Ray,Igor Marjanovic
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1136356428
  • Category: Architecture
  • Page: 148
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The portfolio is the single most important part of every architectural student's education. This book proides a complete guide to preparing, compiling and presenting this crucial element of the architecture course. The experienced author team gives practical advice for the creation of the portfolio covering issues of size, storage, layout and order. They go on to guide the student through the various forms a portfolio can take: the Electronic Portfolio, the Academic Portfolio and the Professional Portfolio suggesting different approaches and different media to use in order to create the strongest portfolio possible. The team also presents the best examples from international student portfolios to show the reader their recommendations in practice. The book has a companion website where full colour representations of the best examples of portfolio work can be accessed. Also in the Seriously Useful Guides series: * The Dissertation * The Crit * Practical Experience

Architektur denken

Architektur denken

  • Author: Peter Zumthor
  • Publisher: Birkhauser
  • ISBN: 9783764374969
  • Category: Architecture
  • Page: 96
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Eine Architektur, die in einer sinnlichen Verbindung zum Leben stehen soll, erfordert ein Denken, das über Form und Konstruktion weit hinausgeht. Dieses Buch, dessen erste Auflage seit Jahren vergriffen ist, wurde nun um drei neue Essays ergänzt: “Hat Schönheit eine Form?”, “Die Magie des Realen” und “Das Licht in der Landschaft”. Das Buch erhielt nicht nur eine neue Typografie von Hannele Grönlund, sondern wurde mit eigens von Laura Padgett neu aufgenommen Farbfotos von Zumthors neuem Wohn- und Atelierhaus in Haldenstein auch durchgehend neu illustriert. In seinen Texten bringt Peter Zumthor zum Ausdruck, was ihn zu diesen Gebäuden motiviert, die Gefühl und Verstand auf so vielfältige Weise ansprechen und über eine unbedingte Präsenz und Ausstrahlung verfügen.

Your Undergraduate Dissertation in Health and Social Care

Your Undergraduate Dissertation in Health and Social Care

  • Author: Nicholas Walliman,Jane Appleton
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 1446202445
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 288
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Your Undergraduate Dissertation in Health and Social Care provides a practical step-by-step guide to both the theoretical and practical aspects of the process of doing an undergraduate dissertation, equipping the reader with all the skills necessary to plan, conduct and write up a research project successfully. This is a revised edition of Nicholas Walliman's best-selling Your Undergraduate Dissertation, which has been specially tailored to the needs of those studying health, social care and related subjects. All the central topics are covered, with comprehensive information and guidance on crucial issues such as ethics, research governance and appraising the quality of the evidence. Relevant 'real life' examples are also included, drawn from a wide range of settings. This guide offers a genuinely accessible and supportive source of advice that will be welcomed by undergraduates in working towards their final year dissertation in health and social care. SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills website for tips, quizzes and videos on study success!

How To Survive Your Viva: Defending A Thesis In An Oral Examination

How To Survive Your Viva: Defending A Thesis In An Oral Examination

Defending a Thesis in an Oral Examination

  • Author: Murray, Rowena
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
  • ISBN: 0335240127
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 185
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How to Survive Your Viva.

Architectural Research Methods

Architectural Research Methods

  • Author: Linda N. Groat,David Wang
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 9780471333654
  • Category: Architecture
  • Page: 389
  • View: 6263
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A practical guide to research-just for architects From searching for the best glass to prevent glare to determining how clients might react to color choice for restaurant walls, research is a crucial tool that architects must master in order to effectively address the technical, aesthetic, and behavioral issues that arise in their work. This book's unique coverage of research methods is specifically targeted to help professional designers and researchers better conduct and understand research. Part I explores basic research issues and concepts, and includes chapters on relating theory to method and design to research. Part II gives a comprehensive treatment of specific strategies for investigating built forms. In all, the book covers seven types of research, including historical, qualitative, correlational, experimental, simulation and modeling, logical argumentation, and case study and mixed methods. Complete with real-life examples of how good research can be used from project inception to completion, Architectural Research Methods is an essential reference for architecture students and researchers as well as architects, interior designers, landscape architects, and building product manufacturers.

Postgraduate UK study and funding guide

Postgraduate UK study and funding guide

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: Hotcourses
  • ISBN: 9781904735311
  • Category:
  • Page: N.A
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