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id ecaade2008_034
authors Christenson, Mike
year 2008
title Questioning the Primacy of Visual Simulation in an Epistemology of Digital Models
source Architecture in Computro [26th eCAADe Conference Proceedings / ISBN 978-0-9541183-7-2] Antwerpen (Belgium) 17-20 September 2008, pp. 889-896
summary This paper questions the degree to which visual simulations are conventionally assumed to be a primary means of entering digital models into productive architectural discourse. The paper considers established means by which digital models are made known, specifically those which place epistemological value on multiple representational modes, particularly building information modeling software. The paper outlines a proposal to displace the use of visual simulation as a primary means of making digital models known.
keywords Digital aids to design creativity, generative design, modes of production, precedents and prototypes, research, education and practice
series eCAADe
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