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The Interdisciplinary Design Studio: Identifyingcollaboration, Thomas Fowler Iv, Kevin Dong, James Doerfler Jun 2013

The Interdisciplinary Design Studio: Identifyingcollaboration, Thomas Fowler Iv, Kevin Dong, James Doerfler

Thomas Fowler IV, DPACSA, FAIA

Intuitively designers know that teamwork is necessary to produce a cohesive project. Collaborative team work, or team work across disciplines, is a fundamental basis for firms such as Arups and Buro Happold among others and these firms are known for producing innovative work as a result of their collaborative efforts. Studies have shown that collaborative efforts can produce new and original ideas not possible in a uni-disciplinary setting1. The potential to develop intriguing design solutions while requiring students to work in multi-disciplinary teams is one of the primary goals for an ongoing design studio course at the California Polytechnic ...