Design Thinking: How to Think Like an Architect

As an architect it is important to start with an understanding of a problem then seek solutions. This is called ‘problem seeking’ and often comprises the initial pre-design phase in architecture. The design process can be broken down into several steps:

  1. Research
  2. Problem Definition
  3. Developing Alternatives
  4. Evaluating Alternatives
  5. Selection
  6. Communication