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authors Milne, Murray and Labib, Tarek
year 1990
title Tools for Designing Climate Responsive Buildings
source From Research to Practice [ACADIA Conference Proceedings] Big Sky (Montana - USA) 4-6 October 1990, pp. 161-172
summary The term "Computer-Aided Design" for some people is reserved exclusively for drafting systems that provide a 2- or 3-dimensional graphic representation of a building. But many other issues bear on the final form of a building, issues that initially cannot be represented in a drawing of that building. These issues include thermal performance, lighting, economics, behavioral factors, acoustics, structural safety, etc. Architects in the future will have a whole kit of computer-aided design tools to help them address all of these non-graphic issues. A "design tool" might be defined as something that helps an architect make a better design decision. But the development of design tools also has a hidden agenda: they leave the architect with a richer understanding of the underlying issues involved. In other words, they also teach.
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100%; open Aboulella, Nassar and Milne, Murray (1990) Find in CUMINCAD OPAQUE, a Microcomputer Tool for Designing Climate Responsive Opaque Building Elements , Presented at the Fourth National Conference on Microcomputer Applications in Energy, Tucson, Arizona, April 1990

100%; open Clayton, M., Acenas, A., Kim, Y. and Milne, M. (1988) Find in CUMINCAD Climate Consultant, A Micro-Computer Program to Aid Architectural Design , Presented at the Third National Conference on Microcomputer Applications in Energy Conservation, Tucson, Arizona, November

100%; open Milne, M., Vasser, M and Sehgal, V. (1988) Find in CUMINCAD SOLAR-5 Update: Work in Progress for the New Release , Presented at the Third National Conference on Microcomputer Applications in Energy Conservation, Tucson, Arizona, November, 1988

100%; open Milne, Murray and Baruch, Givoni (1979) Find in CUMINCAD Architectural Design Based on Climate , Chapter 6 in Energy Conservation Through Building Design, Donald Watson ed., Architectural Record Books, McGraw-Hill

100%; open Sheu, Chreng-Rong (1986) Find in CUMINCAD A Computer-Aided Window Shading Designtool: SOLAR-2 PC , Master of Architecture thesis, University of California at Los Angeles

100%; open Watson, Donald and Labs, Kenneth (1983) Find in CUMINCAD Climatic , McGraw-Hill

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