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Sorry for my poor English.
Some universities teach students how to research, they do research for thesis, but not design.
I wonder that how they can apply the way to do research to design process? I hope it's not only prepared basic data before for designing?
I know some universities can apply the way to research to design process, for example, going to see other building and find technique how to design >> it could be theory
If you have any recommended book about the relationship between research and design, pls suggest me.
The timeless way of building - Christopher Alexander et al. 1979 Oxford University Press
My whole thesis studio was based on Alexander's Pattern Language approach. I'm sure there are other similar methods but - applied correctly - I find it's one of the best ways to translate observational + cultural research into architecture.
The problem is that 90% of the time it's not applied correctly.
observation is the first skill for an architect to master. everything else falls into place after.
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