Expertise of the architect
journal contributionposted on 01.01.1987, 00:00 by Omer Akin, Carnegie Mellon University.Engineering Design Research Center.
One of the areas where the expertise of the seasoned architect comes out is in the initial structuring of design problems. During problem structuring the parameters and processes used in design are defined. Experienced architects modify these parameters both at global and local levels as a function of the success of their search process. Also experienced architects rely on "scenarios," acquired through previous experiences with similar problems, in order to initialize their problem structures or to redefine them