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id ef93
authors Krawczyk, Robert J
year 2008
title The Codewriting Workbook: Creating Computational Architecture in AutoLISP
source Princeton Architectural Press, New York
summary Conceived as a primer for architects, artists and designers, The Codewriting Workbook introduces students and practitioners to basic programming concepts for computeraided design (CAD). Through a series of guided exercises using algorithmic functions, readers learn how to develop and write procedures for two-dimensional drawings and three-dimensional models. Each sequence of exercises starts with a simple concept and evolves into a family of possible solutions, including specifying and exploring a wide range of design alternatives, integrating parameters for controlling randomness, utilizing meteorological data, and developing complex patterns for laser-cutting and CNC-milling. Exercises are presented in AutoLISP, a widely accessible CAD programming environment.

Forward by William J. Mitchell

CD included, over 400 functions, 416 pages, 274 drawings

keywords programming, algorithmic design, computational architecture, AutoLISP
series book
type normal paper
email krawczyk@iit.edu
more http://home.netcom.com/~codewriting/
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