A Few Considerations about Space, Architecture, Design, and Computers

  • Daniela Bertol

Abstract

The focus of this book is the theory and practice of developing computer-aided design (CAD) models as a way to optimize the generation of form—a process that may evolve into building design. Generation of form, in turn, requires an understanding of space, the investigation of which can be approached from a variety of disciplines, using definitions and analysis from philosophy, psychology, mathematics, semiotics, and other areas. Although these fields may seem somewhat extraneous to the applications discussed in this book, a more theoretical approach reveals that CAD has a deeper relation to such disciplines than is suggested by its role as a mere tool.

Keywords

Visual Perception Architectural Design Euclidean Geometry Analytic Geometry Electronic Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniela Bertol
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  1. 1.New York CityUSA

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