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Architectural research methods

Author: Linda N Groat; David Wang
Publisher: New York : J. Wiley, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work offers a survey of architectural research methods - tools of technical, aesthetic, and environmental-behavioural inquiry that go into the creation of the built information. It covers methods such as quantitative and qualitative analysis.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Groat, Linda N.
Architectural research methods.
New York : J. Wiley, 2002
(OCoLC)606657301
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Linda N Groat; David Wang
ISBN: 0471333654 9780471333654
OCLC Number: 46952232
Description: xvii, 389 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: PART I : THE DOMAIN OF ARCHITECTURAL RESEARCH --
Scope of this book ; Systems of inquiry and standards of research quality / Linda Groat --
Literature review ; Theory in relation to method ; Design in relation to research / David Wang --
PART II : SEVEN RESEARCH STRATEGIES --
Interpretive-historical research / David Wang --
Qualitative research ; Correlational research ; Experimental and quasi-experimental research / Linda Groat --
Simulation and modeling research ; Logical argumentation / David Wang --
Case studies and combined strategies / Linda Groat.
Responsibility: Linda Groat and David Wang.

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A practical guide to research-just for architects From searching for the best glass to prevent glare to determining how clients might react to color choice for restaurant walls, research is a crucial  Read more...
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