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id ecaade2008_005
authors Breen, Jack; Stellingwerff, Martijn
year 2008
title Capital A to Z
source Architecture in Computro [26th eCAADe Conference Proceedings / ISBN 978-0-9541183-7-2] Antwerpen (Belgium) 17-20 September 2008, pp. 759-766
summary Throughout the history of architecture, the Capital – the intermediate between a column and the beam or surface it supports – has been a recurring feature in architectural composition and articulation. In this paper we describe results and findings from the Capital A to Z exercise within the Ornamatics Course from the TU-Delft MSc curriculum. We will show how this exercise combines various digital and physical processes for form finding and how further insights can come from the actual production of models and prototypes. Conclusions will be drawn regarding the integrated educational setup and regarding the influence of different methods and tools on the design process and the design results.
keywords Computer aided manufacturing and modelling, composition, prototyping, ornamatics, education-based research
series eCAADe
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100%; open Breen, J., Nottrot, R. and Stellingwerff, M. (2002) Find in CUMINCAD Relating to the ‘real’ Perceptions of Computer Aided and Physical Modelling , Connecting the Real and the Virtual - design e-ducation, 20th eCAADe Conference Proceedings, Warsaw (Poland) 18-20 September 2002, pp. 134-138

100%; open Breen, Jack and Stellingwerff, Martijn (2005) Find in CUMINCAD Towards Ornamatics, Digital Design: The Quest for New Paradigms , 23rd eCAADe Conference Proceedings, Lis bon (Portugal) 21-24 September 2005, pp. 253-260

100%; open Breen, Jack and Stellingwerff, Martijn (2007) Find in CUMINCAD The DigiTile Project - Conceiving, Computing and Creating Contemporary Tiling Prototypes Using Computer Aided Modelling Techniques , Predicting the Future, 25th eCAADe Conference Proceedings, Frankfurt am Main (Germany), pp. 59-66

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