Research Methods

What is research? Research is non-linear. It can open up a project but it can also sustain it. Should continue throughout the year.


Divergence – Convergence – Convergence – Divergence

Emphasis on Qualitative research but its whatever works for you..

Qualitative Research is primarily exploratory research. It is used to gain an understanding of underlying reasons, opinions, and motivations. It provides insights into the problem or helps to develop ideas or hypotheses for potential quantitative research.

Ethnography – What people do and why..

Designer is situated in Site


You can feel like an alien when you visit places, not feeling affiliated.. Designer as Alien.

but the good thing about this is you can be neutral and negotiate closeness.

Allow the unexpected to happen, not be irresponsive

go with whats happening, do as they do.

How to proceed the research –

Levlathan, Film etc. Strategic planning, filming etc, think about how you document. craft the documentation, don’t just take photos.. craft them

Analyse the space


Identify sites, who owns the building etc. allow the unexpected to happen.

Research methods, SEE JOURNAL



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