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You are currently browsing 21–30 of 49 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. 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 17th 2010 by Routledge

  2. 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 27th 2010 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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