Author : Yaser, Maysoon Safi
The Iraqi Journal of Architecture and Planning,
2002, Volume 2, Issue 2, Pages 251-260
Architecture is one of the most effective changing methods in society. It's a cultural
phenomena that reveal thoughts and believes of its society through its production. That
production must have the power to introduce the unique, and which never been known. To achieve that is what could be named "Creativity".
The object of this research is concerned with clarifying the concept "Creativity" in general, and its specialty in Architecture. The method which have been followed was by:
l. Clarifying the concept in philosophy and linguistics theories because of itsinfluence on Architecture.
2. Clarifuing the concept in different theoretical attitudes and strategies that havebeen used in Architecture.The research concluded that Creativity could be meaning both Revealing andcreation. The Revealing would be reached by passed over what have been kaown, and theCreation would be by displacement what has been known