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  • Architecture Live projects: pedagogy into practice’

Harriss, Harriet and Widder, Lynnette, 2014, Book, Architecture Live projects: pedagogy into practice’ Routledge, UK. ISBN 9780415733526

Abstract or Description:

Architecture Live Projects provides a persuasive, evidence-based advocacy for moving a particular kind of architectural learning, known as Live Projects, towards a holistic integration into current and future architectural curricula. Live Projects are work completed in the borderlands between architectural education and built environment practice; they include design/build work, community-based design, urban advocacy consulting and a host of other forms and models described by the book’s international group of authors. Because of their position, Live Projects as vehicle for simultaneously providing teaching and service has the potential to recalibrate the contesting claims that both academia and profession make to architecture.

This collection of essays and case studies consolidates current discussions on theory and learning ambitions, academic best practices, negotiation with licensure and accreditation, and considerations of architectural integrity. It is an invaluable resource to current and future Live Projects advocates – whether they aim to move from pedagogy into practice or practice into pedagogy.

The book was reviewed by Michael Collins: see 'Book Club review: Architecture Live Projects: Pedagogy Into Practice' 2015, http://www.bdonline.co.uk/book-club-review-architecture-live-projects-pedagogy-into-practice/5072213.article

Official URL: https://www.routledge.com/Architecture-Live-Projec...
Subjects: Architecture > K100 Architecture
Architecture > K200 Building
Other > Social studies > L500 Social Work > L540 Community Work
Other > Education > X900 Others in Education
School or Centre: School of Architecture
Date Deposited: 22 Dec 2016 11:39
Last Modified: 23 Dec 2016 16:39
URI: http://researchonline.rca.ac.uk/id/eprint/2621

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