Abstract

From ancient times to today, creative thinking has strongly indicated the role of an ‘imaginative experience’ which positively influences creativity. This paper aims to study the characteristic of thought of 3D digital architects by using content analysis. First, we determine two factors: the theory of interactivity in digital media and the study of early thoughts concerning imagination. These factors are set in order to analyse the heterogeneous information of the thought of 3D digital architects. Next, a survey is conducted through the official website of two popular figures in 3D digital architecture: Frank O. Gehry and Zaha Hadid, as well as other Internet resources that have published their thoughts or comments, which were then analysed through content analysis. This study introduces the characteristic of thought of 3D digital architects; this characteristic demands the engagement of virtuality and imagination. The findings of this study will encourage digital architects to direct their characteristic of thought towards virtuality and imagination. This research could be developed more extensively in the future.

Keywords

characteristic of thought, 3d digital architect, engagement of virtuality, imagination

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Jul 1st, 12:00 AM

A Study on the Characteristic of Thought of 3D Digital Architects

From ancient times to today, creative thinking has strongly indicated the role of an ‘imaginative experience’ which positively influences creativity. This paper aims to study the characteristic of thought of 3D digital architects by using content analysis. First, we determine two factors: the theory of interactivity in digital media and the study of early thoughts concerning imagination. These factors are set in order to analyse the heterogeneous information of the thought of 3D digital architects. Next, a survey is conducted through the official website of two popular figures in 3D digital architecture: Frank O. Gehry and Zaha Hadid, as well as other Internet resources that have published their thoughts or comments, which were then analysed through content analysis. This study introduces the characteristic of thought of 3D digital architects; this characteristic demands the engagement of virtuality and imagination. The findings of this study will encourage digital architects to direct their characteristic of thought towards virtuality and imagination. This research could be developed more extensively in the future.

 

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