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Epistemic horizons of tacit knowledge: matters of skill and craftsmanship

Author / Creator

Eric Crevels

supervised by

Klaske Havik


Delft University of Technology, Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment

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This module aims to

  • To introduce the definition of skill and craftsmanship from anthropology and craft theory
  • To understand the development and performance of skill in the intersection of thought and matter
  • To develop the theory of skill and craftsmanship in the context of tacit knowledge
  • To understand the specific knowledge used and produced in the process of constructing architecture from two perspectives:
    • Framing architectural design methods as perceptive tools
    • Accessing the negotiation between different fields of knowledge in architectural practice