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Architecture, design, data : practice competency in the era of computation /
Phillip G. Bernstein.
imprint
Basel, Switzerland : Birkhäuser Verlag GmbH, [2018]
description
199 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
ISBN
3035611882, 9783035611885
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imprint
Basel, Switzerland : Birkhäuser Verlag GmbH, [2018]
isbn
3035611882
9783035611885
contents note
1.Introduction -- 1.1.A Systemic Transformation -- 2.Agency -- 2.1.The Digital Transformation of Design -- 2.2.Defining Design Intent: Depiction, Precision and Generation -- 2.3.The Evolution of Responsible Control and Professional Care -- 2.4.Preparing Digital Designers -- 2.5.Building Performance Design -- 3.Methodology -- 3.1.Procedures, Process and Outcomes -- 3.2.Information Coherence -- 3.3.Designing Design: Optimizing, Solving, Selecting -- 3.4.Building Logic and Design Insight -- 3.5.Design Demands of Digital Making -- 4.Value -- 4.1.Creating New Value through Design -- 4.2.Producing Design Process -- 4.3.Calibrating Design Values -- 4.4.New Values in the Systems of Delivery -- 5.Conclusion.
abstract
A systemic transformation is underway in architectural design, engineering and construction. The discipline and profession of architecture is being reshaped in a moment where information, insight and predictions generated during the design process move into construction no longer essentially via drawings. Other, more profound digital techniques yield fundamentally different workflows, responsibilities and business models for architects. This book offers a comprehensive framework, detailed analysis and critical assessment of the challenges and opportunities inherent in those changes. The author sets out to provide direction for a new era in architectural creation that can be understood and managed by a profession which must become better equipped to direct its future.
catalogue key
13138263
 
Includes bibliographical references (pages 188-192) and index.

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