Tools as a Systematic Intervention: Integral Design

ICORD 11: Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Research into Design Engineering, Bangalore, India, 10.-12.01.2011

Year: 2011
Editor: Chakrabarti, A.
Author: Zeiler,Wim
Section: Design Collaboration and Communication
Page(s): 679-686


The built environment is facing major changes. Traditional ways of building design are not sufficient anymore.Buildings have to become more sustainable. Therefore it is necessary to change the way we design buildings.One change could be the use of design methods with their design tools. We tested an Integral approach to merge the involved different designers to come up with new sustainable solutions. Stimulation of concept generation is also very important to achieve the necessary innovation of the built environment

Keywords: Integral design, creativity, mental models, morphological overview.


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