Expressive Form: A Conceptual Approach to Computational Design

Expressive Form: A Conceptual Approach to Computational Design

by Kostas Terzidis, Kostas Terzidis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415317444

ISBN-13: 9780415317443

Pub. Date: 11/28/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

With the increased use of computers, architecture has found itself in the midst of a plethora of possible uses. This book combines theoretical enquiry with practical implementation offering a unique perspective on the use of computers related to architectural form and design. Notions of exaggeration, hybrid, kinetic, algorithmic, fold and warp are examined from

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With the increased use of computers, architecture has found itself in the midst of a plethora of possible uses. This book combines theoretical enquiry with practical implementation offering a unique perspective on the use of computers related to architectural form and design. Notions of exaggeration, hybrid, kinetic, algorithmic, fold and warp are examined from different points of view: historical, mathematical, philosophical or critical. Generously illustrated, this book is a source of inspiration for students and professionals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415317443
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
104
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Introduction1
1Caricature Form9
2Hybrid Form23
3Kinetic Form33
4(Un)folding Form45
5Warped Eye57
6Algorithmic Form65
Epi(dia)logue75
Index87

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