John Gero's Function-Behaviour-Structure Model of Designing: A Critical Analysis.

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Show simple item record Vermaas, Pieter en_US Dorst, Kees en_US 2009-12-21T02:35:13Z 2009-12-21T02:35:13Z 2005 en_US
dc.identifier 2006012068 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Dorst Kees and Vermaas Pieter 2005, 'John Gero's Function-Behaviour-Structure Model of Designing: A Critical Analysis.', Springer, vol. 16, no. 1-2, pp. 17-26. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0934-9839 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.description.abstract Over the last 12 years, the design research group at the Key Centre for Computing at the University of Sydney has been developing an extensive model of designing, looking at designing as a process in which the concepts of function, behaviour and structure of artefacts play a central role. In this paper, we critically analyse this model of designing, focussing on its internal clarity and external empirical validation. We review the model and present the definitions of the key concepts function, behaviour and structure. In doing so we show that one can distinguish at least two different versions of the model. Finally, we raise fundamental questions about the precise location of the transition between structural and intentional descriptions of artefacts in these versions, and about the empirical status of the model as a whole. en_US
dc.publisher Springer en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon en_US
dc.title John Gero's Function-Behaviour-Structure Model of Designing: A Critical Analysis. en_US
dc.parent Research In Engineering Design en_US
dc.journal.volume 16 en_US
dc.journal.number 1-2 en_US
dc.publocation London, UK en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 17 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 26 en_US DAB.School of Design en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 120300 en_US
dc.personcode 997799 en_US
dc.personcode 122621 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US Design Practice and Management en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.staffid 122621 en_US

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