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The second relates to the view that the brief somehow lies ‘outside’ the control of the designer and simply informs him/her in proceeding to a solution. Whether design activity is merely a problem-solving activity or not is a moot point. Recent research indicates that the ‘design = problem solving’ equation is as likely to be endorsed, whether explicitly or tacitly, by a large range of design theorists in the How buildings come to be the way they are disciplines of architecture, industrial design and engineering, who are taken to be experts in the field, as by new first year architecture students who are taken to be novices, as yet untrained and thus largely uninfluenced by the assumptions inherent in the literature (Harfield, 1997).
Building design at the beginning of the new millennium is, then, less constrained stylistically than at any time in human history. Architects have an unimagined range of materials and systems available and are free to draw on the full spectrum of previous styles and elements and use them in any combinations that they may choose. The historical styles available of course include the Modern, as the transition from Modern to Post-Modern was not as drastic as it may sound – as Klotz (1988, p. ’ Increasingly we can expect to see building design shaped by the need to curb energy use and slow the use of resources.
Auberon Waugh, reviewing From Bauhaus to Our House, described the products of these laws as ‘monstrosities of ugliness and ineptitude’, and in doing so voiced the feelings of many who have no love for the offspring of Le Corbusier and Mies that inhabit cities all over the world. Building design at the beginning of the new millennium is, then, less constrained stylistically than at any time in human history. Architects have an unimagined range of materials and systems available and are free to draw on the full spectrum of previous styles and elements and use them in any combinations that they may choose.