An inquiry on the limits of multidisciplinary collaboration in design :architectural competition

Erdem, Günay
Architecture both as a field of knowledge and profession had always been an outcome of multidisciplinary collaboration. The limits of this collaboration are directly effective on both the method of design and the end product itself. In contemporary modern architecture, this interaction between architecture and other disciplines reached to an altered mode where design strategies became open to transformations and the traditional understanding of design replaced with alternative approaches. This thesis aims to understand the limits of multidisciplinary collaboration and altered mode of design under the contemporary context. Architectural design competitions will be a major case study area towards understanding disciplinary transparencies and their impact on design process. Under this framework the study questions the limits of continuity between architecture and other disciplines as transformative power of each other.


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Citation Formats
G. Erdem, “An inquiry on the limits of multidisciplinary collaboration in design :architectural competition,” M.Arch. - Master of Architecture, Middle East Technical University, 2005.