Paper sigradi2009_143:
Architects of information: Designing Architectural metaphors

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id sigradi2009_143
authors Levy, Adrian Jose; Rivka Oxman
year 2009
title Architects of information: Designing Architectural metaphors
source SIGraDi 2009 - Proceedings of the 13th Congress of the Iberoamerican Society of Digital Graphics, Sao Paulo, Brazil, November 16-18, 2009
summary Recently, the handling of information design by architects was motivated by the progress and exploration of digital technologies. They began to experiment with the use of informational metaphors and their application in virtual environments. This paper presents these new experimentations in 3D information visualization designed by architects interested in experimentation with digital media as information environments in design. The examples presented in this paper attempt to demonstrate the design of information and aim to illustrate approaches to the representation of the structure and relationships within abstract datasets. The architectural exploitation of metaphors may constitute unique formulations of knowledge structures capable of communicating information in unique ways.
keywords architectural metaphors; information visualization; data structure; information representation; visual metaphor
series SIGRADI
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