6.1. Design Studio Dissertation
he graduation process is the institutional recognition that someone has acquired competencies in a specific field or domain. Typically it is accomplished by a dissertation thesis in which the proponent shows his/her skills in the domain. Thinking so, some architecture schools promote design studio projects as dissertation thesis; in fact architectural design is the activity that better characterizes architecture as a profession, but it is also the most complex activity to evaluate. In spite of design studio allowing the acquisition of reflection- in-action competencies, design is also a cra7 and the design project
as final result is heavily dependent on both.
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