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acadia11_308 
authors 
Celento, David; Harriss, Edmund 
year 
2011 
title 
Potentials for Multidimensional Tessellations in Architectural Applications 
source 
ACADIA 11: Integration through Computation [Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA)] [ISBN 9781613645956] Banff (Alberta) 1316 October, 2011, pp. 308313 
summary 
Computationally, there exist significant potentials to integrate periodic (repeating) and aperiodic (nonrepeating) tessellations in architectural applications. While exploration of twodimensional and threedimensional tessellations appear in historically significant works, today, higherdimensional tessellations are capable of being generated computationally which may be useful in various architectural applications. This paper, a collaboration between an architect and mathematician, explores these processes and potentials. Insights will be offered into this early stage exploration regarding the creation and use of higherdimensional geometries for architectural applications—such as patterning, volumetric descriptions, and modular assemblages. 
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ACADIA 
type 
work in progress 
email 
dcelento@gmail.com 
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