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authors Newton, Clare and Burry, Mark
year 2000
title Building Architecture. Using sticks, stones and computer visualisation
source CAADRIA 2000 [Proceedings of the Fifth Conference on Computer Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia / ISBN 981-04-2491-4] Singapore 18-19 May 2000, pp. 511-519
summary This work explores the transformation process from drawings to buildings by inserting unusual representation techniques between traditional orthographic drawings and actual buildings. The aim has been to explore the links and gaps between architecture as drawn and as built to gain a better understanding of the translation from idea to building. Computer modelling techniques enable designs to be 'built' at full scale and resolved in great detail. This type of representation was compared with built models, also at full scale, but using a mix of model making and real materials. At one school students interpreted actual working drawings from architects and at the other school, students worked from theoretical designs. By exploring the translation from idea to building using a range of representational interventions, this research creates a nexus between current issues of representation and design/construction research.
series CAADRIA
email c.newton@architecture.unimelb.edu.au, mburry@deakin.edu.au
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