Digital Architecture Products

  • Persistent Modelling

    Extending the Role of Architectural Representation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Phil Ayres

    With contributions from some of the world’s most advanced thinkers on this subject, this book is essential reading for anyone looking at new ways of thinking about the digital within architecture. It speculates upon implications of Persistent Modelling for architectural practice, reconsidering the…

    Paperback – 2012-01-09

  • Performalism

    Form and Performance in Digital Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yasha J. Grobman, Eran Neuman

    Today, with the advent of digital media technologies and the ability to conceptualize, express and produce complex forms using digital means, the question of the status of the architectural form is once again under consideration. Indeed, the computer liberated architecture from the tyranny of the…

    Paperback – 2011-08-18

  • Designing Kinetics for Architectural Facades

    State Change, 1st Edition

    By Jules Moloney

    Architectural facades now have the potential to be literally kinetic, through automated sunscreens and a range of animated surfaces. This book explores the aesthetic potential of these new types of moving facades. Critique of theory and practice in architecture is combined here with ideas from…

    Paperback – 2011-06-03

  • The Architecture of Information

    Architecture, Interaction Design and the Patterning of Digital Information, 1st Edition

    By Martyn Dade-Robertson

    This book looks at relationships between the organization of physical objects in space and the organization of ideas. Historical, philosophical, psychological and architectural knowledge are united to develop an understanding of the relationship between information and its representation.…

    Paperback – 2011-05-25

  • Elements of Parametric Design

    1st Edition

    By Robert Woodbury

    Driven by new computer and digital fabrication tools, the architectural designs that are being built are pushing boundaries of form, customization and construction. Pushed by practices wanting and needing to produce novelty, computer-aided design systems are increasingly parametric – that…

    Paperback – 2010-06-17

  • Programming.Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Paul Coates

    Programming.Architecture is a simple and concise introduction to the history of computing and computational design, explaining the basics of algorithmic thinking and the use of the computer as a tool for design and architecture. Paul Coates, a pioneer of CAAD, demonstrates algorithmic thinking…

    Paperback – 2010-01-27

  • Emergent Technologies and Design

    Towards a Biological Paradigm for Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Michael Hensel, Achim Menges, Michael Weinstock

    Emergence - the process by which new and coherent structures, patterns and properties ‘emerge’ from within complex systems Traditional architecture starts from the premise that architectural structures are singular and fixed, and however well integrated are separate from their environment and…

    Paperback – 2010-01-26

  • Manufacturing Material Effects

    Rethinking Design and Making in Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Branko Kolarevic, Kevin Klinger

    Designers are becoming more directly involved in the fabrication process from the earliest stages of design. This book showcases the design and research work by some of the leading designers, makers and thinkers today. This highly illustrated text brings together a wealth of information and…

    Paperback – 2008-10-28

  • Autogenic Structures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Evan Douglis

    This book offers an alternative vision for the future of architecture, a timely and invaluable contribution to the debate concerning emergent surfaces and the next generation of building membranes in this era of extreme computational control. Areas covered include: the future relationship…

    Paperback – 2008-10-15
    Taylor & Francis

  • The Possibility of (an) Architecture

    Collected Essays by Mark Goulthorpe, dECOi Architects, 1st Edition

    By Mark Goulthorpe

    Articulating a radical agenda for the rethinking of the basic precepts of the construction industry in light of digital technologies, this book explores the profound shift that is underway in all aspects of architectural process. Essays and lectures from the last fifteen years discuss these…

    Paperback – 2008-07-10

  • Dynamic Digital Representations in Architecture

    Visions in Motion, 1st Edition

    By Imdat As, Daniel Schodek

    Graphic communication in architecture has made a dramatic shift from traditional drafting practices to dynamic and hyper-medial representations. This book provides a concise and practical introduction to new ways of architectural representation. It conveys principles and guidelines for producing…

    Paperback – 2008-07-07
    Taylor & Francis

  • Innovative Surface Structures

    Technologies and Applications, 1st Edition

    By Martin Bechthold

    The book focuses on the recent innovations in computational techniques, material and digital fabrication technology that are revolutionizing the design, analysis and construction of surface structures. Powerful analysis tools now enable the accurate prediction of structural behaviour and…

    Paperback – 2008-01-10
    Taylor & Francis

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