Course Code: ARQU 6145
The course provides an introduction to the theory and practice of research processes in the field of architectural design. The course covers the principles, methods and techniques used in architectural research and is meant to provide fundamental skills needed for the student to prepare a Thesis/Capstone Theme Proposal that is delivered at the end of the semester.
Understand fundamental research concepts and their application to the field of architecture.
Learn to identify the available bibliographical resources and archives, as well as, other institutional and media depositories that provide for rigorous research documentation.
Be Aware of the ethical and legal principles related to information management processes.
Develop necessary investigative skills to effectively select among different research modes and paradigms.
Cultivate essential critical thinking skills needed to perform research.
Improve and apply necessary writing skills prepare clear and concise research proposals.
Apply the capacity to formulate a research inquiry that will serve as a draft of their personal Thesis/Capstone Theme Proposal required for graduation from the professional Master of Architecture degree.
|001||Research Paradigms||1 weeks|
|002||Architectural Research Processes||2 weeks|
|003||Quantitative Methodsr||1 weeks|
|004||Visual Methods & Information Representation||1 weeks|
|005||Research Theme Delimitation||1 weks|
|006||Research Theme Justification & Objectives||2 weks|
|007||Information Sources Managementn||2 weks|
|008||Research-Related Ethical & Legal Issues||2 weks|
|009||Thesis/Capstone Theme Proposal||2 weks|
María Magdalena Campo Urrutia
Humberto E. Cavallin
Lilliana Ramos Collado