Every case study follows a three-step process. Case studies (or projects) all start with a careful analysis of the context, follow through with a phase of prediction of alternative proposals and conclude with a redirection.
Anticipation of Failures
The first question thus becomes: what would have happened without our intervention?
If we deem it “satisfactory”, there is no reason for intervention.
If and only if we deem it “unsatisfactory” is there a justification for us to address it through design.
A project is always an act of redirection. If during the prediction phase, the outcome is satisfactory, there is no need for a project. If, on the contrary, the outcome is unsatisfactory, the architect can employ one or several of strategies to redirect the outcome.
One way of redirecting is a reordering of the Priority_Stack