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id caadria2005_b_4c_c
authors Sumbul Ahmad, Scott C. Chase
year 2005
title Transforming grammars of historical architecture for the generation of contemporary designs: With an example from Islamic courtyard buildings
source CAADRIA 2005 [Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Computer Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia / ISBN 89-7141-648-3] New Delhi (India) 28-30 April 2005, vol. 2, pp. 246-252
summary A primary issue facing architects of the Islamic world is the generation of contemporary designs based on architecture of the past. We discuss shape grammars as a framework for the design generation of plans of courtyard buildings of Islamic architecture and describe ongoing research for the transformation of grammars of historic Islamic building types to generate new, contemporary designs or design styles. We raise issues in the grammar transformation framework and discuss directions of exploration that could be relevant to the design methods of Islamic architecture.
series CAADRIA
email sumbul.ahmad@strath.ac.uk, s.c.chase@strath.ac.uk
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