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id cf2005_1_72_160
authors SASS Lawrence
year 2005
title Wood Frame Grammar
source Computer Aided Architectural Design Futures 2005 [Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Computer Aided Architectural Design Futures / ISBN 1-4020-3460-1] Vienna (Austria) 20–22 June 2005, pp. 383-392
summary This paper demonstrates a novel method to generate house designs completely from 3/4” plywood sheets. A shape grammar routine is employed to divide an initial solid shape into constructible components for fabrication by CNC wood routing. The paper demonstrates programmable functions that can be performed using CAD scripting. Future goals for the grammar are to develop CAD programs for digital fabrication using CNC routers. The programs will automate the fabrication process allowing the designer to focus on the visual aspect of design evaluation at any scale with little concern for constructability.
keywords CNC , shape grammars, scripting
series CAAD Futures
email lsass@mit.edu
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100%; open Soman Aditya, Swapnil Padhye, and Matthew Campbell (2003) Find in CUMINCAD Toward an automated approach to the design of sheet metal components , Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing 17(3): 187-204
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100%; open Wang, Yufei, and Jose P. Duarte (2002) Find in CUMINCAD Automatic generation and fabrication of design , Automation and Construction 11(3): 291-302

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