Design Process in Architecture

The Design Process – System Analysis

Goals and Objectives

Based on:

  • Preference
  • Needs
  • Commitments
  • Symptoms
  • Standards

 Design Analysis

Based on:

Architectural Programming (List of requirements)

Data Collection

  1. Primary sources of Data Collection
  2. Secondary sources of Data Collection

Primary Sources of Data Collection

  • Technique of Observation
  • Defining the Question
  • Selecting the sample
  • Administering the survey

 Secondary Sources of Data Collection

  • Library
  • Books
  • Magazines
  • Journals
  • Statistics etc
  • Literature review

Data Analysis

  • The Raw Data
  • Analysing Distribution of variable
  • Analyzing the relationship among variables
  • Cross tabulation
  • Frequency Distribution
  • Interpreting the Analysis

 Design Alternatives and Selection

  • Generation of Alternatives
  • Design Evaluation
  • Evaluate Alternatives on time scale
  • Prospects and Consequences
  • Select an Alternative

Design Solution

  • Economics
  • Room for growth
  • Feed back

Also check out: Design Process of Major Bus terminal for a Large City

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