Automating Practice: Defining Use of Computation in the Architectural Design Workflow

May 01, 2009

This article discusses computation in architectural design and advancements in digital tools available for exploration of forms and geometries. The article introduces a framework for using computational tools to accelerate and enhance the architectural design process and reviews implementation of selected applications.

keywords: computational design, parametric design, algorithmic design, evolutionary design systems, generative modeling/processes, scripting, programming, design artifacts, process objects

Author: 
Michael Hodge, Assoc. AIA (Perkins+Will)
Periodical: 
Perkins+Will Research Journal
Published & professionally reviewed by: 
Perkins+Will
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