Architectural Programming: Information Management for Design
A comprehensive programming reference with practical, targeted guidance
While the field continues to grow and evolve, Architectural Programming: Information Management for Design remains a robust reference for working professionals. Offering both instruction and applications, this book is an invaluable reference for anyone involved in architectural project management. The first part of the book focuses on goals, requirements, concepts, and issues related to programming before transitioning into the everyday applications of information management in a typical firm. Case studies illustrate how programming solutions are applied in real-world firms, while extensive appendices provide lists of facts, definitions, and scenarios for quick reference.
Definitions of Architectural Programming.
Issue-Based Programming: A Tool for Managing the Design Process.
Goals: The Promise for Quality.
Performance Requirements: Tools for Evaluation and Management.
Concepts: Turning Ideas into Reality.
The Scientific Method.
Easy Research Methods for Designers.
Advanced Research Methods for Designers.
Environment and Behavior Issues.
Formats: Structuring a Program Document.
Case Studies: Program Examples.