Chi-Kung Wang1

1Department of Architecture Tamkang University, Tamsui, Taiwan 25137, R.O.C.


Received: March 16, 1998
Accepted: July 1, 1998
Publication Date: July 1, 1998

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Designs studios, or ateliers, have been uesd in architectural education for several decades. However, domestic research documents evaluating the effectiveness and rationality of ateliers determining whether they should be improved or terminated a scarce. In this study, we attempted to systematically analyze the atelier based on its development, international and domestic research data, field observation, and a survey, using the Department of Architecture of Tamkang University as a case study, of the full-time facully, students, and visiting critics. After obtaining preliminary findings, seminars among relative department of various universities were held to provide suggestions and improve architectural education.

Keywords: Design Studio(or Atelier), Subculture of Design Studio, Education of Architectural Design.


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