Skill-based / knowledge-based architectural pedagogies: an argument for creating humane environments

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Abstract

This paper argues for a more responsive architectural pedagogy that enables future
architects to create humane environments and that emerges from and responds to societal, cultural, and environmental needs. A critical analysis of a number of thematic issues is provided to delineate the gaps between skill-based and knowledge-based pedagogies in the educational process of architecture. The paper provides a number of scenarios that help bridge these gaps while integrating knowledge contents necessary for creating humane environments.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages14
Publication statusPublished - 29 Jan 2005
Event 7th International Conference on Humane Habitat-ICHH : 29/01/05 → 31/01/05 Mumbai, India - Rizvi College of Architecture, Mumbai, India
Duration: 29 Jan 200531 Jan 2005

Conference

Conference 7th International Conference on Humane Habitat-ICHH
CountryIndia
CityMumbai
Period29/01/0531/01/05

Keywords

  • architectural education
  • skill-based pedagogy
  • knowledge-based pedagogy
  • design studio
  • humane environment

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Salama, A. M. (2005). Skill-based / knowledge-based architectural pedagogies: an argument for creating humane environments. 7th International Conference on Humane Habitat-ICHH , Mumbai, India.