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id acadia11_160
authors Kudless, Andrew
year 2011
title Gordian Knots and Endless Loops
source ACADIA 11: Integration through Computation [Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA)] [ISBN 978-1-6136-4595-6] Banff (Alberta) 13-16 October, 2011, pp. 160-161
summary Despite the current buzz surrounding the concept of integrative design, architects have always attempted to form greater wholes from disparate parts. It is nearly redundant to pair the words “integrative” and “design” together as what is design without integration? At the most fundamental level, good design must synthesize different and often conflicting parameters in order to achieve some higher level of performance. So why has the term “integrative design” emerged to described the contemporary design paradigm?
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