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id ecaade2013_079
authors Gargaro, Silvia and Fioravanti, Antonio
year 2013
title A Context-Knowledge Model for Architectural Design
source Stouffs, Rudi and Sariyildiz, Sevil (eds.), Computation and Performance – Proceedings of the 31st eCAADe Conference – Volume 1, Faculty of Architecture, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands, 18-20 September 2013, pp. 81-90
summary From the earliest stages of the Architectural Design Process, designers have to take a lot of design decisions mostly based on “Context”. The present research is aimed at developing a Context Knowledge Model to improve the representation of ‘Context’ for architectural design. ‘Context’ has been analysed and formalized by means of Ontologies related to the entities most frequently involved in architectural design, namely environmental, social, economic and normative entities. The development of such a model to manage ‘Context’ parameters can improve the knowledge of ‘Context’ of designers involved in a design project in order to advise them of how it affects their design solutions. Moreover, Artificial Intelligence techniques have been explored to improve its performance.
wos WOS:000340635300007
keywords Architectural design; holistic context; knowledge representation; early-stage design; AI techniques.
series eCAADe
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