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Studying the effect of systemisation on design activity

Luck, R. (1998) Studying the effect of systemisation on design activity. In: Hughes, W. (ed.) 14th Annual ARCOM Conference. ARCOM, pp. 340-346. ISBN 0953416100

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Abstract/Summary

It is considered that systemisation, the use of standard systems of components and design solutions, has an effect on the activities of the designer. This paper draws on many areas of knowledge; design movements, economic theory, quality evaluation and organisation theory to substantiate the view that systemisation will reduce the designer's discretion at the point of design. A methodology to test this hypothesis is described which will be of use to other researchers studying the social processes of construction organisations.

Item Type:Book or Report Section
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Science > School of Construction Management and Engineering > Business Innovation in Construction
ID Code:20320
Publisher:ARCOM

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