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Basics Design Methods

Basics Design Methods - 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-3764384630

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ISBN13: 978-3764384630
ISBN10: 3764384638
Edition: 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Birkhauser Boston, Inc.
Published: 2008
International: No

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Basics Design Methods - 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-3764384630

Oliver Schurer

ISBN13: 978-3764384630
ISBN10: 3764384638
Edition: 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Birkhauser Boston, Inc.
Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

Architects often employ design methods to help them find more creative forms. These methods make it possible to break free of the traditional canon of forms and established paradigms. At the same time, there must be enough leeway for a functional, systematic design conception to take shape. This volume focuses in depth on the design methods that have decisively shaped current architectural practice. Themes are - Diagrammatic methods (using drawings and schematic representations), -Mimetic methods (imitative), - Parametric methods (using a characteristic quantity), - Automated and digital design methods of the contemporary avant-garde, e.g. scaling, datascapes, folding, and morphing.

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