Design by Competition
Making Design Competition Work
By (author) Jack L. Nasar
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Design by Competition by Jack L. Nasar
Book DescriptionWhat meanings do buildings and places convey to the people who use and visit them? Too often, design competitions and signature architecture result in costly eyesores that do not work. How can sponsors and clients get more meaningful results? In answer to these questions, Dr Nasar, supported by riveting studies of competitions and Peter Eisenman's competition-winning design for the Wexner Center at the Ohio State University, suggests the use of pre-jury evaluation (PJE). He shows the potential value of this approach as well as visual quality programming for many kinds of environmental design for which the client wants to convey certain desirable meanings. The studies, from those specific to the Wexner Center to those covering the scope of history, point to an alternative method for shaping the visual form of buildings, places and cities.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521029704
(228mm x 152mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 2-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jack L. Nasar
Design by Competition, Hardback (February 1999)
This book looks at design competition architecture from a social, psychological and public policy perspective.
Evaluative Image of the City, Paperback (November 1997)
The author explores the role of human evaluations of the cityscape, and describes how to assess, plan and design the appearance of cities to please the inhabitants. He presents a series of studies on evaluative images, discusses methodologies, findings and applications to design and planning at various stages.
Environmental Aesthetics, Paperback (July 1992)» View all books by Jack L. Nasar
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