Acknowledgments vii PART I The Domain of Architectural Research 1 Chapter 1 The Scope of This Book 3 Linda Groat Chapter 2 Does Design Equal Research? 21 Linda Groat and David Wang Chapter 3 Systems of Inquiry and Standards of Research Quality 63 Linda Groat Chapter 4 What?s Your Purpose? From Theory Building to Design Application 101 David Wang and Linda Groat Chapter 5 What?s Your Question? Literature Review and Research Design 141 David Wang and Linda Groat PART II Seven Research Strategies 171 Chapter 6 Historical Research 173 David Wang Chapter 7 Qualitative Research 215 Linda Groat Chapter 8 Correlational Research 263 Linda Groat Chapter 9 Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Research 313 Linda Groat Chapter 10 Simulation Research 349 David Wang Chapter 11 Logical Argumentation 379 David Wang Chapter 12 Case Studies and Combined Strategies 415 Linda Groat Author Index 453 Subject Index 461
LINDA GROAT is Professor of Architecture at theUniversity of Michigan's Taubman College of Architecture and UrbanPlanning. DAVID WANG is Professor of Architecture at WashingtonState University.