Kevin Matthews Architecture University of Oregon
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I have found examples of good design to be very helpful in studio teaching, and in the Oregon design studios I found the difficulty of spontaneous access to references for diverse architectural precedents restricted the potential for communication with my students. Too often students would go the library to find a reference I had cited, search for 30 or 40 minutes, and then come back empty-handed.
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© 1996 Kevin Matthews, All Rights Reserved.
Posted 1996 KMM, rev. 96.07.06