Learning from the Masters Promoting the Use of Precedent Studies in Building Technology

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Chad Schwartz

Abstract

This paper outlines an analysis-centered research project undertaken by a group of second-year architecture and interior design students in a recent introductory building technology course. In this semester-long project, fifteen buildings were examined through a series of linked exercises that slowly built for the students an understanding of the complexities involved in the process of designing and constructing architectural works.

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History and Precedents