Architecture in the Digital Age: Design and Manufacturing

Architecture in the Digital Age: Design and Manufacturing

by Branko Kolarevic
     
 

ISBN-10: 041538141X

ISBN-13: 9780415381413

Pub. Date: 11/30/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book addresses contemporary architectural practice in which digital technologies are radically changing how buildings are conceived, designed and produced. It discusses the digitally-driven changes, their origins, and their effects by grounding them in actual practices already taking place, while simultaneously speculating about their wider implications for

Overview

This book addresses contemporary architectural practice in which digital technologies are radically changing how buildings are conceived, designed and produced. It discusses the digitally-driven changes, their origins, and their effects by grounding them in actual practices already taking place, while simultaneously speculating about their wider implications for the future. The book offers a diverse set of ideas as to what is relevant today and what will be relevant tomorrow for emerging architectural practices of the digital age.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415381413
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/30/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
10.00(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Digital Morphogenesis 3. Digital Production 4. Information Master Builders 5. Digital Master Builders? 6. Design Worlds and Fabrication Machines 7. Laws of Form 8. Evolution of the Digital Design Process 9. Real as Data 10. Towards a Fully Associative Architecture 11. Between Intuition and Process: Parametric Design and Rapid Prototyping 12. Scott Points: Exploring Principles of Digital Creativity 13. Making Ideas 14. Designing and Manufacturing Performative Architecture 15. Generative Convergences 16. Other Challenges 17. Extensible Computational Design Tools for Exploratory Architecture 18. Building Information Modelling: Current Challenges and Future Directions 19. Is there More to Come? 20. The Construction Industry in an Age of Anxiety 21. Performance-Based Design 22. Challenges Ahead

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