Pamphlet Architecture 27: Tooling

Pamphlet Architecture 27: Tooling

by Benjamin Aranda, Chris Lasch
     
 

We all know that today's architectural design has moved from the sketchpad to the screenthe era of the Mayline and the drafting board now seems downright Paleolithicbut techniques for using the computer not just as a tool for rendering but as a generative instrument remain woefully unexplored. In Tooling, the latest installment in our renowned PamphletSee more details below

Overview

We all know that today's architectural design has moved from the sketchpad to the screenthe era of the Mayline and the drafting board now seems downright Paleolithicbut techniques for using the computer not just as a tool for rendering but as a generative instrument remain woefully unexplored. In Tooling, the latest installment in our renowned Pamphlet Architecture series, the technologically progressive young firm Aranda/Lasch illustrates how advanced computational methods and algorithmic codes can be used to foster architectural design.

Tooling explores patterns generated by computer codes that in turn create an organizational template assembling projects. By openly sharing these codes, the authors seek to foster further investigation into their methods, allowing other architects to model and evolve more critical and insightful geometries and patterns.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781568985473
Publisher:
Princeton Architectural Press
Publication date:
12/28/2005
Series:
Pamphlet Architecture Series
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
1,022,232
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.25(d)

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