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authors Verbeke, J. Provoost, T., Verleye, J., Nys, K., Van Zutphen, R., Achten, H., Turksma, A., Pittioni, G., Asanowicz, A., Jakimowicz A. and Af Klercker, J.
year 1999
title AVOCAAD, The Experience
source Architectural Computing from Turing to 2000 [eCAADe Conference Proceedings / ISBN 0-9523687-5-7] Liverpool (UK) 15-17 September 1999, pp. 244-251
summary The Leonardo da Vinci project AVOCAAD (Added Value of Computer Aided Architectural Design) aims at stimulating creative and experimental use of computers in the field of Architecture and Construction by the use of new technologies. For this purpose, a large set of exercises and exercise materials was developed and is now available through an interactive web-site. This allows regular students as well as architects in practice to continuously seek for a more interesting and inspiring use of computers and IC-technology, adding value in their own field of interest and work. The interactive web-site generates a virtual forum for exchange of ideas. The AVOCAAD partners as well as the newly joined partners are currently using and testing the available teaching materials (exercises, foreground and background information) with students. Moreover a small design exercise in the context of the project has been the theme of a workshop held at the AVOCAAD 1999 conference. Students and architects were asked to create a design in a predefined space based on experimental architectural music. This paper intends to report on the experiences we gained in using the interactive web-site, the exercises and also doing the workshop. We will address the pedagogical implications of issues like learning environment, continuous and distance learning, and focus on their impact towards CAAD curricula. Examples and results will illustrate the general framework.
keywords AVOCAAD, CAAD, Creativity, LLL, ODL
series eCAADe
email info@avocaad.org
more http://www.avocaad.org
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100%; open Van Zutphen, R., Turksma, A., Achten, H. and Af Klercker, J. (1999) Find in CUMINCAD AVOCAAD, teaching CAAD on the Internet , CAADRIA 1999, Shangai, China

100%; open Verbeke, J. (et al) (1999) Find in CUMINCAD AVOCAAD , AVOCAAD, proceedings of the 1 st AVOCAAD Conference, April 1999, Brussels, Belgium

100%; open Verbeke, J. (et al.) (1998) Find in CUMINCAD AVOCAAD, the Scheme , Proceedings of the 16 th eCAADe Conference, September 1998, EAPVM, Paris, France

100%; open Verbeke, J., Verleye, J., Nys, K. and Provoost, T. (Ed.) (1997) Find in CUMINCAD AVOCAAD , Proceedings of the 1 st AVOCAAD Conference, April 1997, Brussels, Belgium

100%; open Verbeke, J., Verleye, J., Nys, K. and Provoost, T. (Ed.) (1999) Find in CUMINCAD AVOCAAD , Proceedings of the 2nd AVOCAAD Conference, April 1999, Brussels, Belgium

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