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Form and urban life in Christopher Alexander's work: translation of patterns for parametric code

Form and urban life in Christopher Alexander's work: translation of patterns for parametric code

Cavalcanti, Isabella Eloy; Mendes, Leticia Teixeira;

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Computational design, specifically parametric modeling, has played important role in reaching complex forms, optimizations and automations of design processes. In addition to using parametric technology as a tool to generate form, this article aims to discuss the potential of parametric design as a connection between theory and design activity, both in practice and in the teaching activity. To illustrate that, this paper will present results of a bigger research that used the work of the architect Christopher Alexander as a basis for the development of decision-making instruments that deal with the complexity between form and urban life.

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Palavras-chave: Urban design, Parametric modeling, Computational design, Christopher Alexander,


DOI: 10.5151/sigradi2020-25

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Cavalcanti, Isabella Eloy; Mendes, Leticia Teixeira; "Form and urban life in Christopher Alexander's work: translation of patterns for parametric code", p. 180-187 . In: Congreso SIGraDi 2020. São Paulo: Blucher, 2020.
ISSN 2318-6968, DOI 10.5151/sigradi2020-25

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