Learning to Compute in Design by Making Geometry

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Benay Gürsoy

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The ideal of an introductory, universal studio for diverse design disciplines of Vorkurs is still inherent in contemporary basic design education. The abstract visual language of basic design exercises provides a theoretical and practical basis for any design discipline. The abstract tasks that are generally detached from the complexity of real world problems in a basic design curriculum engage students with intensive reflective thinking, and enable them to directly “reflect on their reasoning over a simpler and formal vocabulary” (Gürsoy and Özkar, 2015).

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Code and Computation