ISBN-10:
0393731332
ISBN-13:
9780393731330
Pub. Date:
10/19/2003
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Time Management for Architects and Designers / Edition 1

Time Management for Architects and Designers / Edition 1

by Thorbjoern Mann Ph. D.
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Overview

For those who are tired of all-nighters, missed deadlines, and playing catch-up, help is at hand.

Time Management for Architects and Designers addresses the special time-management issues that confront those whose success depends on the skillful, creative, and effective use of their time. It offers students and professionals guidance in recognizing and understanding their problems and developing effective strategies for overcoming them. Illustrated with lighthearted drawings, it includes exercises aimed at exploring each designer’s own unique situation and reinforcing good practice, a host of remedies for bad habits, and a personal time-management implementation plan that will help in getting every job done on time.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393731330
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 10/19/2003
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 893,624
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Thorbjoern Mann was trained at the Technical University of Munich, Germany, and received his master’s and Ph.D. in architecture at the University of California, Berkeley. The author of Building Economics for Architects and articles on design methodology, theory, and education, he is professor emeritus at the School of Architecture, Florida A&M University, where he helped several generations of students manage their time better.

Table of Contents

Preface7
1.Do You Have Time to Read This Book?9
2.Designers' Time Management Problems: An Overview16
3.Starting at Home: The Designer as a Source of Time Management Problems27
4.Designers' Work and the Nature of Design Problems61
5.How Designers Work: Approach and Process70
6.The Workplace111
7.The Social Work Environment127
8.The Tools Designers Use136
9.Your Personal Time Management Implementation Plan150
10.Time's Up!169
Index173

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