A Design Research: The Creative Cognitive Approach in the Processes of Shaping and Making of a Place

Jun 23, 2010

This research examines the creative cognitive process of an architect during the act of designing a house for her/himself. In order to investigate the contents of a thought process, the protocol analysis method is adapted to this experimental study. The evaluation is structured on the action categories defined in cognitive research in design that covers physical, functional, perceptional and conceptual manners. This research examines the cognitive process of an architect for crystallizing design ideas in early design processes.

keywords: creativity, cognitive process, protocol analysis, creative cognitive approach

Gokce Ketizmen Onal (Istanbul Technical University)
Presented at: 
ARCC/EAAE 2010 International Conference on Architectural Research
Published & professionally reviewed by: 
Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC)

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