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Trained Judgement


In the past architects learned to design through the eye-mind-hand triad, at a time when learning was primarily concerned with the development of new and practical techniques for design. However this approach is no longer tenable on its own in a profession that has recently undergone considerable expansion in scope, requirements and - therefore ultimately - in its possibilities. Similarly, we can no longer concern ourselves purely with aesthetics. For some time now aesthetics no longer carries the all-encompassing meaning it once enjoyed, neither in architecture nor in a wider cultural context. In architecture today aesthetics is more linked to a healthy form of provocation, with the architect now in a position to reference other creative disciplines such as art, fashion, literature etc.
The scope of the profession has in recent years also expanded considerably in terms of its...

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