Communication aided architects : the information age and the architectural profession

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dc.contributor.advisor Palmer, Alvin E., 1935- en_US
dc.contributor.author Gilles, Werner en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:38:38Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:38:38Z
dc.date.created 1999 en_US
dc.date.issued 1999
dc.identifier LD2489.Z73 1999 .G55 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/186498
dc.description.abstract The fundamental question in design communication is how closely the architect's intention matches what the viewer perceives in the proposed design representation. The goal of this thesis is to find more efficient means to facilitate understanding of design ideas, especially between the architect and the client or other lay-people.In the following sections this will be accomplished by investigating the history of various communication modes and evaluating their significance. The development of communication technology throughout recent centuries has contributed to changes in the architectural process. After assessing the current situation of applying communication technology in the architectural process, the thesis concludes with a scenario. The scenario will describe a futuristic architectural process, which eliminates misunderstanding in design presentations by using the next level of communication technology - immersive computer generated spaces.
dc.description.sponsorship Department of Architecture
dc.format.extent vii, 110 leaves : ill. ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Communication in architectural design. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Communication -- History. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Architectural practice -- Technological innovations. en_US
dc.title Communication aided architects : the information age and the architectural profession en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.S.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1136717 en_US


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