The Changing Shape Of Practice: Integrating Research And Design In Architecture by Michael U. HenselThe Changing Shape Of Practice: Integrating Research And Design In Architecture by Michael U. Hensel

The Changing Shape Of Practice: Integrating Research And Design In Architecture

EditorMichael U. Hensel, Fredrik Nilsson

Paperback | April 18, 2016

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Architectural practices worldwide have to deal with increasingly complex design requirements. How do practices acquire the ability to do so?

The Changing Shape of Practiceprovides a handbook of examples for practices that wish to integrate more research into their work and a reference book for students that seek to prepare themselves for the changing shape of practice in architecture.

It addresses the increasing integration of research undertaken in architectural practices of different sizes ranging from small to very large practices from the UK, USA, Europe and Asia. The book is organized according to the size of the practices which is significant in that it addresses the different structures and resourcing requirements that are enabled by specific practice sizes, as this determines and constrains the type, scope and modes of research available to a given practice. The practices covered include:

Woods Bagot
Perkins + Will
UN Studio
Shop Architects
PLP Architecture
Kieran Timberlake
Thomas Herzog + Partners
Herreros Arquitectos
OCEAN Design Research Association

By taking stock of the current shape of practice, the book provides essential information for professional architects who are integrating research into their practice.

Dr Michael U. Hensel is an architect, researcher, educator and writer. He is a professor and director of the Research Center for Architecture and Tectonics at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design. He is founding and current chairman of the OCEAN Design Research Association and of SEA (Sustainable Environments Association), and'au...
Title:The Changing Shape Of Practice: Integrating Research And Design In ArchitectureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:218 pages, 10.8 × 8.6 × 0.6 inPublished:April 18, 2016Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:041570345X

ISBN - 13:9780415703451

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.  IntroductionMichael Hensel and Fredrik NilssonPart 1: 700+ Employees  1. AECOMPavel Hladik 2. Perkins + WillJohn Haymaker, Ajla Aksamija, and David Green 3. White ArchitectsFredrik Nilsson and Marja Lundgren 4. Woods BagotRuth Conroy Dalton and Christian Derix Part 2: Circa 100 and 100+ Employees 5. Kieran TimberlakeDaniel S. Friedman 6. PLP ArchitectureLars Hesselgren, Benachir Medjdoub and Andrei Martin 7. SHoP ArchitectsPhilip Nobel 8. 3XN/GXNKaspar Guldager and Terri Peters 9. UN StudioBen van Berkel and Madelief ter Braak Part 3: Less than 25 Employees 10. Thomas Herzog ArchitektenThomas Herzog 11. AZPML Alejandro Zaera-Polo & Maider Llaguno ArchitectureAlejandro Zaera-Polo and Michael Hensel 12. Herreros ArquitectosChristian Hermansen Cordua 13. ONL Oosterhuis L'rdKas Oosterhuis 14. SpacescapeLars Marcus and AlexanderSt'e 15. OCEAN Design Research AssociationDefneSunguro'lu Hensel Bibliography.  Image Credits.  Index