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Issue 7.2

Research into Practice: Tying Two Ends of a String Together

The disciplines of architecture and, even more so, civil engineering have always held an inherent research approach. Architects strive to design projects analyzing the genius loci or changing living and usage conditions as part of their daily work. They carry out literature reviews or user surveys, amongst other things, to design contemporary buildings, reflecting the presence of new changes. However, architectural practices seldom employ researchers or have departments to conduct fundamental research. 

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