Types of study by design

DJM van der Voordt, TM de Jong

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Abstract

In this book study by design – also called research by or through design – is defined as the development of knowledge by designing, studying the effects of this design, changing the design itself or its context, and studying the effects of the transformations. The ‘TOTE-model’ from systems analysis may be recognised in this : Test → Operate → Test → Exit. Methodologically this should be preceded by a pre-design study, particularly in order to ascertain which requirements should be met by the design; although a design does not need to be goal-directed by definition.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWays to study and research urban, architectural and technical design
EditorsT.M. de Jong, D.J.M. van der Voordt
Place of PublicationDelft
PublisherDUP Science
Pages455-457
ISBN (Print)90-407-2332-X
Publication statusPublished - 2002

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    WAYS to study and research urban, architectural and technical design

    de Jong, T. & van der Voordt, T., 2002, DUP Science. 554 p.

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    van der Voordt, DJM., & de Jong, TM. (2002). Types of study by design. In T. M. de Jong, & D. J. M. van der Voordt (Eds.), Ways to study and research urban, architectural and technical design (pp. 455-457). DUP Science.