Preface. Acknowledgments. PART I: THE DOMAIN OF ARCHITECTURAL RESEARCH. The Scope of This Book (L. Groat) Systems of Inquiry and Standards of Research Quality (L. Groat). Literature Review (D. Wang). Theory in Relation to Method (D. Wang). Design in Relation to Research (D. Wang). PART II: SEVEN RESEARCH STRATEGIES. Interpretive-Historical Research (D. Wang). Qualitative Research (L. Groat). Correlational Reaserch (L. Groat). Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Research (L. Groat). Simulation and Modeling Research (D. Wang). Logical Argumentation (D. Wang). Case Studies and Combined Strategies (L. Groat). Epilogue. Personal Names Index. Subject Index.
LINDA GROAT is Professor of Architecture at the University of Michigan's Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning. DAVID WANG is Associate Professor of Architecture and Coordinator of the Master of Science in Architecture program at Washington State University's Interdisciplinary Design Institute in Spokane, Washington.