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id ecaade03_665_181_duarte
authors Duarte, JosÚ P.
year 2003
title A Discursive Grammar for Customizing Mass Housing - The case of Siza┤s houses at Malagueira
source Digital Design [21th eCAADe Conference Proceedings / ISBN 0-9541183-1-6] Graz (Austria) 17-20 September 2003, pp. 665-674
summary The ultimate goal of the described research is a process for mass customizing housing based on computer-aided design and production systems. The current goal is the development of an interactive system for generating solutions on the Web based on a modeling approach called discursive grammar. A discursive grammar consists of a programming grammar and a designing grammar. The programming grammar generates design briefs based on user data; the designing grammar provides the rules for generating designs in a particular style, and a set of heuristics guides the generation of designs towards a solution that matches the design brief. This paper describes the designing grammar using Siza┤s houses at Malagueira as a case study.
keywords Mass customization: housing; grammars; Siza; design automation
series eCAADe
email jduarte@civil.ist.utl.pt
more http://www.civil.ist.utl.pt/~jduarte/malag/
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