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Mapping: a speculative and creative design tool

Zakariya, Khalilah and Mansor, Mazlina and Harun, Nor Zalina (2015) Mapping: a speculative and creative design tool. Creative Space, 3 (1). pp. 1-12. ISSN 2321-3892

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Mapping is a technique used to record and represent information graphically. In the studios made for architecture and landscape architecture, mapping is usually conducted at the Inventory-making and Analysis stage. Data from the site is gathered and documented for further investigation. However, mapping can also become a creative tool to ‘reveal’ certain things or invisible processes. It can encourage the designers to speculate the site and the design from different perspectives and at multiple scales. This paper discusses some mapping projects that have been explored by the authors through their research projects. The aim of this paper is to recommend mapping as a creative and speculative design tool that can make data more engaging to design thinking.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 4776/47702
Uncontrolled Keywords: mapping; design; design research; architecture; landscape architecture
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA9000 Aesthetics of cities. City planning and beautifying > NA9053.R4 City planning
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Landscape Architecture
Depositing User: Dr. Khalilah Zakariya
Date Deposited: 14 Jan 2016 11:11
Last Modified: 14 Jul 2021 00:10
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/47702

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