Adopting Augmented Reality in Design Communication: Focusing on Improving Spatial Abilities

By Tilanka Chandrasekera and So-yeon Yoon.

Published by The International Journal of Architectonic, Spatial, and Environmental Design

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Published online: January 9, 2014 $US5.00

In this study we explore how augmented reality can be used to teach drawing techniques to architectural students. Our study also attempts to understand how use of these digital mediums affects spatial abilities.

Keywords: Augmented Reality, Architectural Education, Drawing Techniques

The International Journal of Architectonic, Spatial, and Environmental Design, Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2015, pp.1-14. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Published online: January 9, 2014 (Article: Electronic (PDF File; 477.774KB)).

Tilanka Chandrasekera

Doctoral Student, Architectural Studies, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO, USA

So-yeon Yoon

Associate Professor, Design and Environmental Analysis, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA

So-Yeon is an Associate Professor in Design and Environmental Analysis, and a licensed and practiced interior designer in both South Korea and the U.S. With a PhD in Information Technology with emphasis on Human-Computer Interaction, her research has been developed to explore interdisciplinary areas of design computing and visualization.