The Tool Sculpting the Designer; Cognitive Influence of Digital Tools in Shaping Contemporary Architectural Practice

Sep 23, 2016

This research covers an overview of various assistive technologies in architectural design that are employed by students of architecture design school. The researchers strive to critically evaluate the cognitive impact of these tools on the intuitive creative process as well as logical design thinking.

keywords: assistive tools in architecture design, cognition in design education, human centered design, human computer interaction, computer aided design

Sangeeth S. Pillai (Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India)
Mehul Bhatt (University of Bremen, Germany)
Presented at: 
2016 ANFA Conference (Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, CA)
Published & professionally reviewed by: 
Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture

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