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_id sigradi2013_259
id sigradi2013_259
authors Barbosa Curi, Camila; Neander Furtado Silva
year 2013
title Habitação na Sociedade de Informação: Configurador de Design para o Mercado Imobiliário Brasileiro [Housing in the Information Society: Design Configurator for the Brazilian Real Estate Market]
source SIGraDi 2013 [Proceedings of the 17th Conference of the Iberoamerican Society of Digital Graphics - ISBN: 978-956-7051-86-1] Chile - Valparaíso 20 - 22 November 2013, pp. 76 - 80
summary In this paper, we present preliminary specifications for a computer design tool for the application of mass customization in middle class apartment design in Brazil. Believing that in the digital era, network communication and digital design tools combined may create a design environment that considers consumer needs and preferences, we present a simple drafting of a computer tool that makes use of those concepts. And therefore we believe to contribute for the future construction of a design system that redefines problem scenarios, rather than providing individual solutions, repositioning architects and clients in the design process.
series SIGRADI
last changed 2016/03/10 08:47

_id ecaade2013_207
id ecaade2013_207
authors Bielik, Martin; Schneider, Sven; Geddert, Florian and Donath, Dirk
year 2013
title Addis Building Configurator
source Stouffs, Rudi and Sariyildiz, Sevil (eds.), Computation and Performance – Proceedings of the 31st eCAADe Conference – Volume 1, Faculty of Architecture, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands, 18-20 September 2013, pp. 109-116
summary The paper presents ongoing applied research on the development of a computational design tool addressing planning deficiencies in the city of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Because of increasing population pressure and a lack of planning resources, Addis Ababa is clearly in need of new efficient planning solutions. The tool proposed utilizes and combines different generative design methods in order to increase the efficiency of planning and construction processes. The paper discusses design goals and the implementation strategy involved.
wos WOS:000340635300010
keywords Design tool; evolutionary optimization; generative system; developing countries.
series eCAADe
last changed 2016/05/16 09:08

_id 2005_017
id 2005_017
authors Rüdenauer, Kai
year 2005
title Web Based Configuration and CNC Production
source Digital Design: The Quest for New Paradigms [23nd eCAADe Conference Proceedings / ISBN 0-9541183-3-2] Lisbon (Portugal) 21-24 September 2005, pp. 17-25
summary The ESG_Pav project demonstrates the advantages of computer aided design, collaboration, and production technologies. The parti-concept for this project was the design and programming of a parametrically driven architecture that could be designed by “users” of a web based configurator. The underlying technology relies on a logical and parametric geometry structure which was developed, programmed and implemented by the postgraduate students of the CAADNDS study program. The pavilion has since been the instigation of a number of projects that use this concept of the ‘digital production chain’. This methodology is conceived for every stage of the work; from the design to the production of architecture, and still allows for the creation of highly individualized solutions within the mind-set of mass-production methods.
keywords Mass Customization, Design Collaboration
series eCAADe
last changed 2012/11/23 18:17

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