Paper sigradi2013_330:
Pushing the Envelope: Stretching the limits of Generative Design

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authors Leitão, António; Rita Fernandes; Luís Santos
year 2013
title Pushing the Envelope: Stretching the limits of Generative Design
source SIGraDi 2013 [Proceedings of the 17th Conference of the Iberoamerican Society of Digital Graphics - ISBN: 978-956-7051-86-1] Chile - Valparaíso 20 - 22 November 2013, pp. 235 - 238
summary Design is characterized by change. Nowadays, addressing change in design requires enormous efforts, particularly, when the designer is exploring different solutions or when it is necessary to adapt the design to evolving constraints. This paper discusses the potential of Generative Design to help designers handling change, namely in the generation of several alternative design solutions. We propose a programming-based approach that, although requiring an initial investment, dramatically reduces the efforts of design modification. We evaluate the approach in a case study and we show that it is cost-effective in the development of an architectural design.
keywords Design proces; Change; Modeling; Generative design; Programming
series SIGraDi
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