Ignorance and Emancipation in the Design Studio

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Using the framework set forth by Jacques Rancière this paper explores the terms and methods of the wandering journey toward knowledge in particular reference to the architectural design-build studio. Using Rancière's notions of ignorance and emancipation, the author argues for the importance of tactical thinking as a opposed to professional competency and seek to explore what these terms might suggest for instruction in design-build projects.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWorking Out
Subtitle of host publicationThinking While Building
EditorsTed Cavanagh, Ursula Hartig, Sergio Palleroni
PublisherACSA Press
ISBN (Print)978-0-935502-94-7
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2014
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventWorking Out - Thinking While Building - Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
Duration: 16 Oct 201418 Oct 2014


ConferenceWorking Out - Thinking While Building


  • Architecture

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