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Reconfiguring Architectural Space Using Generative Design and Digital Fabrication: A Project Based Course

Abdelmohsen, Sherif M.;


This paper discusses a course that addresses the integration between generative design and digital fabrication in the context of reconfiguring architectural space. The objective of the course, offered for 3rd year architecture students at the Department of Architecture, Ain Shams University, Egypt, was to design and fabricate interior design elements to be installed within the department lobby. Students worked in digital and physical environments to develop 8 group projects that featured concepts of shape grammars, L- systems, fractals and cellular automata. The potential of the realized projects is discussed in terms of 3D development of systems, contextual generative design, and pedagogical objectives.


Palavras-chave: Contextual generative design, Rule-based systems, Self-organizing systems, Digital fabrication,


DOI: 10.5151/despro-sigradi2013-0074

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Abdelmohsen, Sherif M.; "Reconfiguring Architectural Space Using Generative Design and Digital Fabrication: A Project Based Course", p. 391-395 . In: Proceedings of the XVII Conference of the Iberoamerican Society of Digital Graphics: Knowledge-based Design [=Blucher Design Proceedings, v.1, n.7]. São Paulo: Blucher, 2014.
ISSN 2318-6968, DOI 10.5151/despro-sigradi2013-0074

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