CHAIR OF ARCHITECTURE
AND URBAN DESIGN —

PROF. KEES CHRISTIAANSE

ETH Zurich – Institute for Urban Design
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THE COSMOS OF DESIGN


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The Cosmos of Design. Exploring the Designer’s Mind

 

The Cosmos of Design is a journey through the characteristic features of design thought processes that usually occur unconsciously. With the help of simple examples, designing is explored step by step: Creative experimentation and speculative thinking are highlighted in addition to cognition-oriented tests, iterative loops and abductive conclusions. The result of this study is a coherent pattern of thought, an enlightening philosophy of design. As a resource for students and practitioners, The Cosmos of Design is intended to broaden the understanding of design and to provide theoretical foundation and practical inspiration.

 

Publisher: Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln, 2020

Author: Simon Kretz

 

 

Book Review in "werk bauen + wohnen"

Book Review in "KARTON"
Book Review on "german-architects.com"

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Download Abstract at ETH Research Collection