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Design that builds industry skill and capacity


Bai, Y and Collins, S and Gillie, T and Lau, G and Law, K and Lovell, K and Lucas, J and Wong, A and Nolan, G, Design that builds industry skill and capacity, Back to the Future: The Next 50 Years, Proceedings of the 51st International Conference of the Architectural Science Association, 29 November - 2 December 2017, Wellington, New Zealand, pp. 373-382. ISBN 9780992383541 (2018) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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This paper explores the potential for innovative architectural design to build industry skill and capacity, and support resilient regional economies. It is a result from a final‐year student Advanced Design Research (ADR) project at the University of Tasmaniaís (UTas) School of Architecture and Design that focussed on the Universityís $300m Northern Transformation program (NTP). The students followed a mixed methods approach to seek to understand the potential for collaborative building design processes to develop Tasmanian industry, and through their findings, support those active in overseeing the building program maintain the conditions for this to occur. By the processís end, the team was able to generate and present a cohesive document, outlining aspects of innovation and capacity building through design as well as providing 15 guidelines for the potential implementation of innovation. This paper sets out the teamís methodology and the five major themes and fifteen guidelines for improving the likelihood of successful design and construction innovation are presented and discussed.

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Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:Design; innovation; research; industry
Research Division:Built Environment and Design
Research Group:Architecture
Research Field:Architectural design
Objective Division:Construction
Objective Group:Construction materials performance and processes
Objective Field:Timber materials
UTAS Author:Bai, Y (Miss Ying Bai)
UTAS Author:Collins, S (Mr Samuel Collins)
UTAS Author:Gillie, T (Mr Thomas Gillie)
UTAS Author:Lau, G ( Gloria Lau)
UTAS Author:Law, K (Mr Kwan Chak Law)
UTAS Author:Lovell, K (Mr Kade Lovell)
UTAS Author:Lucas, J (Mr James Lucas)
UTAS Author:Wong, A (Mr Alex Wong)
UTAS Author:Nolan, G (Professor Gregory Nolan)
ID Code:128373
Year Published:2018 (online first 2017)
Deposited By:Architecture and Design
Deposited On:2018-09-16
Last Modified:2019-01-04

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