Impact of Talent Structure on Architectural Design Excellence

International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology, 10(3), 2019, pp. 639-663

25 Pages Posted: 28 Sep 2019

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Hawar Abdullah Yousif

Department of Architecture, University of Duhok, Iraq

Kadhim Fathel Khalil

Department of Architecture, University of Duhok, Iraq

Date Written: March 2019

Abstract

The study is an attempt to discover the most influential structures of excellence in study of architecture and thus to identify the most original structures in process of architectural creativity, which in turn will lead to a redirecting in the educational process of architecture. Research started from question of which structures related to architectural talent have a direct link to structures related to learning architecture. Answer to this question was tried by Architecture Department students at University of Duhok as a special case study. Thus, the possibility of redirecting teaching of architecture in initial stages according to quality of - the structures of talent of applicants - to study architecture through exploring these structures. A test design has been adopted that demonstrates possibility of a quantitative index of excellence based on the talent test.

Keywords: architectural design, talent structure, excellence, talent test

Suggested Citation

Abdullah Yousif, Hawar and Fathel Khalil, Kadhim, Impact of Talent Structure on Architectural Design Excellence (March 2019). International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology, 10(3), 2019, pp. 639-663. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3455956

Hawar Abdullah Yousif (Contact Author)

Department of Architecture, University of Duhok, Iraq ( email )

Zakho Street 38, 1006 AJ Duhok
Duhok, Kurdistan Region 42000
Iraq

Kadhim Fathel Khalil

Department of Architecture, University of Duhok, Iraq ( email )

Zakho Street 38, 1006 AJ Duhok
Duhok, Kurdistan Region 42000
Iraq

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