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id ecaade2012_021
authors Sun, Chengyu ; Lu, Junchao ; Zhao, Qi
year 2012
title Study on an Architect-Oriented Workflow for Freeform Surface Design Tools
source Achten, Henri; Pavlicek, Jiri; Hulin, Jaroslav; Matejovska, Dana (eds.), Digital Physicality - Proceedings of the 30th eCAADe Conference - Volume 1 / ISBN 978-9-4912070-2-0, Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Architecture (Czech Republic) 12-14 September 2012, pp. 517-523
wos WOS:000330322400053
summary For most architects, it is not easy to transform their freeform designs into buildable constructions without precise knowledge on a specifi c material and its construction process.A workfl ow is introduced in this paperand it could be adopted by architects concerning the works of predicting the tiling results in the earliest design stage.The workfl ow involves pre-processing which could help architects design rational surfaces, thus saving a lot of work in the paneling process later on. The physically based modeling engine will simulate the constraints of a pre-selected material and therefore ensures a feasible result. The post-process involves visual feedback of the result as well as data formatting which help to establish a seamless connection between construction processes.
keywords Pre-process; material specification; construction simulation; evaluation
series eCAADe
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