Case Study Strategies for Architects and Designers

Integrative Data Research Methods
by Marja Sarvimaki
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Publisher: Taylor and Francis

Publication Date: June 27, 2017

ISBN: 9781317480617

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Case Study Strategies for Architects and* Designers* explains methods in evidence-based design, also called practice-based research, to show you the value of research to your designs. Topics covered pertain to data collection and analysis techniques, including surveys, interviews, fieldwork, participatory design, occupancy evaluations, and memory sketching. Integrative data evaluation, theoretical sampling, triangulation, pattern matching logic, and analytical generalization are also discussed. Global research precedents, exercises, further reading, section summaries, sidebars, more than 30 black and white images and tables will help you conduct empirical inquiries in real-life contexts.