thinking. Thi…eriments with methods, materials and design ideas. He takes pains not to finalise an idea too soon. During that liquid period, he builds models, his initial models he calls ‘schreck’ models. It is a Yiddish expression for making people nervous. He shows them to clients and they get nervous. But he does that so they can follow along with the trajectory of his thinking. This is also where he listens to the client and other stakeholders address their needs and make comp…
This…is genius. I think this is a fantastic tool for opening dialogue about what people want from the end product.
However, using such a technique requires building up trust — or enough professional cachet to ensure the architect will be good enough to make the end solution.
I love this idea!