Research Methods and Techniques in Architecture (Hardcover)

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A scientific approach to architectural and architectonic research from the scope of just one discipline is no longer sufficient. With contemporary considerations such as behavior, health, and environmental protection, architects and students alike need holistic research methodologies that incorporate qualitative elements as well as more traditional quantitative ones. Research Methods and Techniques in Architecture examines research methodologies and tools applied in science and architectonic practice. Beginning with a thorough introduction to the main scientific, environmental, and architectural theories of the late twentieth century, the book guides the reader through the different aspects of architectural research design, building research teams, choosing applicable research methods, and representing research results.

About the Author


Elżbieta Danuta Niezabitowska is a retired professor associated with the Architectural Faculty at Silesian University of Technology, Poland. She has authored over 170 scientific papers. She supervised multiple research grants, including one international. She specializes in research methodology in architecture, especially inter- and transdisciplinary research.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781138055971
ISBN-10: 1138055972
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: June 21st, 2018
Pages: 330
Language: English