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Somewhere Between CAAD-past and -future. Is this where practise is?
Challenges of the Future [15th eCAADe Conference Proceedings / ISBN 0-9523687-3-0] Vienna (Austria) 17-20 September 1997
Computers are commonplace in architecture: as CAD for drawing production,
special text databases for specification writing and software for construction budget
calculation. Far less common is their application in the earlier stages of design. This
article discusses the options available to the architect and facility planner. The
bottomline is that there are many lowkeyed tools around that can serve any
practice very weel.