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  |  Channel: Intellect, Process, Technology

This article reviews performance-driven design methods, parametric design and digital fabrication as some of the emerging design techniques in architectural design

By Ming Tang (University of Cincinnati),
Ajla Aksamija (Perkins+Will),
Michael Hodge (Gensler),
Jonathon Anderson (University of Nevada Las Vegas)
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  |  Channel: Energy, Intellect, Process

This article discuses use of simulation tools in design practice to support sustainable and energy efficient design decisions.

By Ajla Aksamija (Perkins+Will)
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  |  Channel: Process

This paper discusses the integration of knowledge bases and shape grammars for the generation of building models. Knowledge-based and generative systems are combined to construct a method for characterizing existing buildings.

By Ajla Aksamija (Perkins+Will),
Kui Yue (Microsoft),
Hyunjoo Kim (The University of North Carolina at Charlotte),
Francois Grobler (),
Ramesh Krishnamurti (Carnegie Mellon University)
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  |  Channel: Process, Resiliency, Technology

This report accesses the potential carbon emissions of harvesting dead lodgepole pine as a result of an out-break of mountain pine beetles.

By Chessa Adsit-Morris (University of British Columbia)