Research engine : a tool to simulate and study spatial-structural design processes

J.M. Davila Delgado, H. Hofmeyer

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Abstract

The project’s objective is to study spatial-structural design processes and to support the involved actors; to that end a computational tool so-called Research Engine (RE) has been developed. The RE seeks to fulfill four aims: (1) to study the influence of transformations methods on design instances; (2) to study the influence of transformations methods on the behavior of other transformations methods; (3) to aid in finding "best compromised" or interesting spatial and structural design instances; and (4) to serve as design support tool, providing useful information in early stages of the design process. The paper describes the RE framework and its implementation. Case-studies are presented which showcase the RE’s capabilities and demonstrate that it does fulfill the previously stated aims.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGlobal Design and Local Materialization, 15th International Conference, CAAD Futures 2013, Shanghai, China, July 2013, Proceedings
EditorsJ Zhang, C Sun
PublisherSpringer
Pages96-108
ISBN (Print)978-3642389733
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Event15th International Conference on Computer-Aided Architectural Design Futures (CAAD Futures 2013) - Shanghai, China
Duration: 3 Jul 20135 Jul 2013
Conference number: 15

Publication series

NameCommunications in Computer and Information Science
PublisherSpringer
Volume369
ISSN (Print)1865-0929
ISSN (Electronic)1865-0937

Conference

Conference15th International Conference on Computer-Aided Architectural Design Futures (CAAD Futures 2013)
Abbreviated titleCAAD Futures 2013
CountryChina
CityShanghai
Period3/07/135/07/13
Other"Global Design and Local Materialization"

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