Parametric Design for Architecture

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en Limba Engleză Paperback – 16 Sep 2013

Architects use CAD to help them visualize their ideas. Through a detailed description of various parametric, generative and algorithmic techniques, this book provides a practical guide to generating geometric and topological solutions for various situations, including explicit step-by-step tutorials.

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ISBN-13: 9781780673141
ISBN-10: 1780673140
Pagini: 208
Ilustrații: 197 illustrations, 147 in colour
Dimensiuni: 213 x 277 x 20 mm
Greutate: 0.79 kg
Ediția: New.

Notă biografică

Wassim Jabi is Senior Lecturer at the Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University. He has a PhD in Architecture from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Dr. Jabi is a past-president of the Association for Computer-Aided Design In Architecture (ACADIA) and a member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Architectural Computing (IJAC) and the International Journal of Heritage in the Digital Era (IJHDE). He has published numerous papers in the area of computer-supported collaborative design, computer-aided visualization, parametric design, and digital fabrication.


Foreword by Robert Woodbury Introduction Versioning Iteration Mass-customisation Continuous differentiation The characteristics of a parametric system Object-orientation Case Study: The Austrian Pavilion Part I: Basic algorithmic concepts Algorithmic thinking Overall structure Data types and variables Expressions Logic and control Functions Iteration and recursion Objects, classes, attributes, and methods Events and callback functions Part II: Parametric patterns A note on the terms parametric, algorithmic, and generative Controller: Tutorial: A parametric circle; Case Study: Aviva Stadium Force field: Tutorial: Attractor Repetition: Tutorial: Fibonacci number generator Tiling: Tutorial: Hexagonal tiling pattern;Case Study: RK4 Tiles Recursion: Tutorial: Nested Geometry; Tutorial: Simple Fractals; Case Study: Genetic Stair Subdivision: Tutorial: Simple diagrid mesh; Tutorial: Tutorial: Deriving a diagrid mesh from a NURBS surface; Case Study: Screen for Eurocont Headquarters Packing: Tutorial: Circle packing; Case Study: Material Ecology Weaving: Tutorial: A simple ribbon; Tutorial: Weaving a NURBS surface Case Study: nonLin/Lin Pavilion Branching: Tutorial: Recursive branching; Case Study: Pluripotent Design Strategies/PS_Canopy Next Steps Afterword by Brian Johnson