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6.1
Designing a Pavilion that Generates Electricity
This paper demonstrates a design method that integrates various computational tools such as Rhinoceros, the artificial...
Designing a Pavilion that Generates Electricity
6.1
Assembling the Assembler: Reanimating the “Lost” Motion Machine of Wachsmann, Bollinger, and Mendoza
In the late 1960s, Konrad Wachsmann moved to the University of Southern California to begin the Building Research...
Assembling the Assembler: Reanimating the “Lost” Motion Machine of Wachsmann, Bollinger, and Mendoza
6.1
Neural Image Classifiers for Historical Building Elements and Typologies
New technologies of machine vision and artificial intelligence (AI) are opening fresh avenues to catalog and compare...
Neural Image Classifiers for Historical Building Elements and Typologies
6.1
Decoding the Architectural Genome: Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithms in Design
The application of population-based optimization algorithms in design is heavily driven by the translation and...
Decoding the Architectural Genome: Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithms in Design
6.1
From Efficiency to Exhaustion: Computer-Aided Architecture at the Madrid Calculation Center (1968–1973)
This paper proposes the notion of exhaustion as an alternative paradigm to study postwar historiographies of computer-aided...
From Efficiency to Exhaustion: Computer-Aided Architecture at the Madrid Calculation Center (1968–1973)
6.1
Counterfactual Modeling in Historical Reconstruction: El Lissitzky’s Horizontal Skyscraper WB2
In this project, three drawings for a horizontal skyscraper by El Lissitzky are analyzed and reconstructed using...
Counterfactual Modeling in Historical Reconstruction: El Lissitzky’s Horizontal Skyscraper WB2
6.1
Algorithmic Pathways and the Continuing Narratives of the Twentieth Century
“Histories” uncovers the diverse narratives in architecture technology, history, and culture, looking for unexpected...
Algorithmic Pathways and the Continuing Narratives of the Twentieth Century
5.2
Using Digital Human Models to Evaluate the Ergonomic Comfort of Interior Layouts and Furniture Design
ReDespite broad adoption of Digital Human Models (DHMs) in other disciplines, the use of ergonomics in interior...
Using Digital Human Models to Evaluate the Ergonomic Comfort of Interior Layouts and Furniture Design
5.2
On GANs, NLP and Architecture: Combining Human and Machine Intelligences for the Generation and Evaluation of Meaningful Designs
Recent advances in Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs) hold considerable promise in architecture, especially...
On GANs, NLP and Architecture: Combining Human and Machine Intelligences for the Generation and Evaluation of Meaningful Designs
5.2
Design Evaluation in Architecture Education with an Affordance-Based Approach Utilizing Non-Virtual Reality and Virtual Reality Media
Virtual reality (VR) technology can help students conduct a design evaluation process on their architecture studio...
Design Evaluation in Architecture Education with an Affordance-Based Approach Utilizing Non-Virtual Reality and Virtual Reality Media