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  1. 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 26th 2010 by Routledge

  2. 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 4th 2009 by Routledge

  3. 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 28th 2008 by Routledge

  4. 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 15th 2008 by Taylor & Francis

  5. 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 11th 2008 by Routledge

  6. The Possibility of (an) Architecture

    Collected Essays by Mark Goulthorpe, dECOi Architects

    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...

    Published July 10th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Dynamic Digital Representations in Architecture

    Visions in Motion

    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...

    Published July 7th 2008 by Taylor & Francis

  8. Innovative Surface Structures

    Technologies and Applications

    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...

    Published January 10th 2008 by Taylor & Francis

  9. Architectural Principles in the Age of Cybernetics

    By Christopher Hight

    A theoretical history of anthropomorphism and proportion in modern architecture, this volume brings into focus the discourse around proportion with current problems of post-humanism in architecture alongside the new possibilities made available through digital technologies. The book examines how...

    Published December 6th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Digitalia

    Architecture and the Digital, the Environmental and the Avant-Garde

    By Susannah Hagan

    Susannah Hagan boldly discusses the fraught relationship between key dominating areas of architectural discourse - digital design, environmental design, and avant-garde design. Digitalia firstly demonstrates that drawing such firm lines between architectural spheres is damaging and foolish,...

    Published November 8th 2007 by Routledge