MATHEMATICS COURSES AND NEW EMERGING DESIGN TOOL AN OVERVIEW OF ARCHITECTURAL EDUCATION IN INDONESIA

Authors

  • Aswin Indraprastha Graduate Student on Design Computing, Department and Engineering, Shibaura Institute of Technology

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.9744/dimensi.36.2.pp.%20107-114

Keywords:

Architectural education, mathematics, digital design tools.

Abstract

Since the beginning, mathematics courses are inherent within architecture education. In Indonesia, the legacy from Dutch education system has influenced most of the architectural schools and this courses stand as one of basic engineering courses for architecture education system. This situation has been remaining well adopted until recently, some of architectural schools are tailoring mathematics to shape with contemporary challenges particularly regards to the digital tools. This paper aims to present brief information about mathematics courses in architectural schools in Indonesia, the importance of mathematics in learning digital design tools and propose thoughts to upgrade mathematics content in architectural education towards new emerging design tools.

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Published

2010-05-03