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You are currently browsing 11–20 of 43 new and published books in the subject of Digital Architecture — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Performalism

    Form and Performance in Digital Architecture

    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...

    Published August 17th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Designing Kinetics for Architectural Facades

    State Change

    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...

    Published June 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  3. The Architecture of Information

    Architecture, Interaction Design and the Patterning of Digital Information

    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....

    Published May 24th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Elements of Parametric Design

    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...

    Published June 16th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Programming.Architecture

    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...

    Published January 26th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Emergent Technologies and Design

    Towards a Biological Paradigm for Architecture

    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...

    Published January 25th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Embracing Complexity in Design

    Edited by Katerina Alexiou, Jeffrey Johnson, Theodore Zamenopoulos

    Outlining state-of-the-art developments in the area of complexity and design, this book collates them into a unique and authoritative resource for both the design and complex systems communities. The book is based on research which focuses on a variety of different themes and domains, including...

    Published September 3rd 2009 by Routledge

  8. Manufacturing Material Effects

    Rethinking Design and Making in Architecture

    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...

    Published October 27th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Autogenic Structures

    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...

    Published October 14th 2008 by Taylor & Francis

  10. Drawing/Thinking

    Confronting an Electronic Age

    Edited by Marc Treib

    This book addresses the question ‘Why draw?’ by examining the various dynamic relationships between media, process, thought and environment. Highly illustrated, the book brings together authors from the fields of architecture, landscape architecture and art and demonstrates that designing...

    Published September 10th 2008 by Routledge