Time Management for Architects and Designers / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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.
|Publisher:||Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.|
|Edition description:||First Edition|
|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
|1.||Do You Have Time to Read This Book?||9|
|2.||Designers' Time Management Problems: An Overview||16|
|3.||Starting at Home: The Designer as a Source of Time Management Problems||27|
|4.||Designers' Work and the Nature of Design Problems||61|
|5.||How Designers Work: Approach and Process||70|
|7.||The Social Work Environment||127|
|8.||The Tools Designers Use||136|
|9.||Your Personal Time Management Implementation Plan||150|