Predesign Planning Part V: Diagnostic Interviews

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One of a series of ten mini-monographs about the reasons to conduct and methods to accomplish effective predesign planning in architecture, this is the second of five mini-monographs focusing on methods used in predesign planning. This mini-monograph covers the techniques and tools required to conduct successful diagnostic interviews. It emphasizes the importance of using diagnostic interviews to gain information about client and user values, goals, needs, and ideas. It shows how to plan and conduct diagnostic interviews, and covers the skills needed to conduct a successful interview both in person and online. Exercises and references allow the reader to develop knowledge and skills about diagnostic interviewing. Each mini-monograph of this ten-part series can be taken as an individual course.

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