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Knowledge Based Strategies for Parametric Design in Architecture

Hudson, Roland;


Design professionals in the construction industry widely use the term “parametric”. Despite this there is a paucity of applied guidelines for developing parametric models. It is possible to attend workshops and learn the mechanics of a specific applications and access online repositories of ‘design patterns’, but the cognitive process of application in practice has received little recent attention. Analysis and ex- perience of practice indicates that acquisition of new knowledge and capture of existing knowledge are the basis for all parametric tasks. This paper exposes a deeper understanding of the role of the parametric designer and proposes an applied strategic framework.


Palavras-chave: Parametric design, Design strategies, Computational thinking,


DOI: 10.5151/despro-sigradi2014-0011

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Hudson, Roland; "Knowledge Based Strategies for Parametric Design in Architecture", p. 77-81 . In: Proceedings of the XVIII Conference of the Iberoamerican Society of Digital Graphics: Design in Freedom [=Blucher Design Proceedings, v.1, n.8]. São Paulo: Blucher, 2014.
ISSN 2318-6968, DOI 10.5151/despro-sigradi2014-0011

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