AD HOC/RE HOC: HOW CRAFTING INTERIM SOLUTIONS CREATES BETTER DESIGN.
Rama Chorpash Parsons the New School for Design
In Latin, ad hoc literally means ‘for this’ and re hoc ‘again this’. The term “re hoc” has been coined to describe a method in which designers can identify and learn from previously unrecognized solutions—and do them again. This paper chronicles how designers can identify existing makeshift and improvised informal design solutions to seed and develop novel work.