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Problem Seeking : An Architectural Programming Primer
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The leading essential guide to architectural programming, giving the design practitioner a clear procedure when programming a building of any scale. The book is updated to incorporate new information related to BIM, integrated practice, and sustainable design, as well information on how designers can incorporate the latest technological tools when programming.
William M. Pea, Faia, a retired partner of Caudill Rowlett Scott, is often referred to as the "father" of architectural programming, having spent more than fifty years developing, refining, and explaining the programming process. Steven A. Parshall, Faia, is a Senior Vice President of HOK, Inc. and Director of Programming. He has been lead programmer on more than 250 major international building projects.
Table of Contents
|An Architectural Programming Primer|
|The Primer||p. 2|
|The Search||p. 4|
|Programmers and Designers||p. 6|
|Analysis and Synthesis||p. 8|
|The Separation||p. 10|
|The Interface||p. 12|
|Five Steps||p. 14|
|The Whole Problem||p. 18|
|Four Considerations||p. 20|
|Information Index Matrix||p. 26|
|Organizing Information||p. 28|
|Two-Phase Process||p. 30|
|Data Clog||p. 32|
|Processing and Discarding||p. 34|
|User on Team||p. 36|
|Effective Group Action||p. 38|
|Participatory Process||p. 42|
|Background Information||p. 43|
|Decision Making||p. 44|
|Establish Goals||p. 48|
|Collect and Analyze Facts||p. 50|
|Uncover and Test Concepts||p. 52|
|Determine Needs||p. 66|
|Cost Estimate Analysis||p. 68|
|Abstract to the Essence||p. 70|
|State the Problem||p. 72|
|Programming Principles||p. 74|
|How to Use the Method|
|Definitions and Examples||p. 78|
|On Theory and Process||p. 80|
|On Considerations||p. 85|
|On Goals||p. 85|
|On Facts||p. 89|
|On Concepts||p. 90|
|On Needs||p. 96|
|On Problem Statements||p. 124|
|Programming Procedures||p. 146|
|Establish Goals||p. 146|
|Collect and Analyze Facts||p. 148|
|Uncover and Test Concepts||p. 150|
|Determine Needs||p. 152|
|State the Problem||p. 153|
|Programming Activities||p. 154|
|Typical Programming Activities||p. 154|
|Four Degrees of Sophistication||p. 164|
|Variable Conditions||p. 168|
|How to Simplify Design Problems||p. 170|
|Useful Techniques||p. 172|
|Data Management||p. 173|
|Interviews and Work Sessions||p. 194|
|Audio- and Videoconferencing||p. 206|
|Functional Relationship Analysis||p. 208|
|Gaming and Simulation||p. 210|
|Space Lists||p. 216|
|Program Development||p. 222|
|Brown Sheets and Visualization||p. 231|
|Analysis Cards and Wall Displays||p. 236|
|Electronic White Boards and Flip Charts||p. 246|
|Electronic Presentations||p. 253|
|Programming Reports||p. 255|
|Program Evaluation||p. 256|
|Building Evaluation||p. 260|
|Selected Bibliography||p. 265|
|About The Authors||p. 273|
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