CumInCAD is a Cumulative Index about publications in Computer Aided Architectural Design
supported by the sibling associations ACADIA, CAADRIA, eCAADe, SIGraDi, ASCAAD and CAAD futures

id ascaad2009_khaled_nassar
authors Nassar, Khaled
year 2009
title Beyond Distance: New criteria for spatial configuration of design
source Digitizing Architecture: Formalization and Content [4th International Conference Proceedings of the Arab Society for Computer Aided Architectural Design (ASCAAD 2009) / ISBN 978-99901-06-77-0], Manama (Kingdom of Bahrain), 11-12 May 2009, pp. 17-28
summary Simple Euclidean distance has thus far been the dominating concept in analyzing architectural and urban spaces. This paper demonstrates that distances between spaces cannot be measured solely in terms of simple Euclidean Distance, but instead other kind of distances (e.g. City block, Chebyshev, Minkowski, Canberra distance or Angular separation) are shown to offer new meaningful insight into space and its denotation. Several issues are raised in light of these new measures such as how much are these measurement techniques influenced by what counts as "space"? In addition is there a difference between the physical distance and the human perception of distance? More importantly, how do these methods alter design or offer a new process of designing? Applications and analysis is applied to classical examples of architecture.
series ASCAAD
email knassar@aucegypt.edu
full text file.pdf (373,392 bytes)
references Content-type: text/plain
details citation check to select
100%; open Behrens-Abouseif, Doris (1989) Find in CUMINCAD Islamic Architecture In Cairo: an introduction , Leiden; New York: e.j. Brill
100%; open Benedikt M L (1979) Find in CUMINCAD To Take Hold Of Space: Isovists And Isovist Fields , Environment And Planning B, 4765
100%; open Conroy Dalton, R. (2005) Find in CUMINCAD Space Syntax And Spatial Cognition , Wu, D., (eds). World Architecture: Space Syntax Monograph. Unknown
100%; open Hillier, B., and Hanson, J. (1984) Find in CUMINCAD The Social Logic Of Space , Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
100%; open Hillier, B. (1996) Find in CUMINCAD Space Is The Machine: A Configurational Theory Of Architecture , Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, Uk
100%; open Hillier, B. (2004) Find in CUMINCAD The Common Language Of Space: A Way Of Looking At The Social , Economic And Environmental Functioning Of Cities On A Common Basis, Space Syntax 2004 [Url:http://www.spacesyntax.org/publications/commonlang.html]
100%; open Hillier, B. (2005) Find in CUMINCAD Between Social Physics And Phenomenology , Fifth Space Syntax Symposium, 13-17 June 2005, Delft, The Netherlands
100%; open Hillier, B. (2005) Find in CUMINCAD The Art of Place and the Science of Space , World Architecture, 185. ISSN 09569758, 96-102
100%; open Michael Batty (2004) Find in CUMINCAD Distance In Space Syntax Working Paper , Centre For Advanced Spatial Analysis, UCL, London, 72

last changed 2009/06/30 06:12
HOMELOGIN (you are user _anon_703392 from group guest) Works Powered by SciX Open Publishing Services 1.002