Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Rethinking Practise

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

2 Author(s)
Gowans, S. ; Univ. of Lincoln, Lincoln ; Wright, R.M.

Many architects rely upon a sense of common practise and a routine reworking of the same set of slowly evolving icons married to site, programme and available technology to generate design solutions. The paper discusses an experimental, computer-assisted approach to architectural design and assesses its applicability to mainstream architectural practise. The process illustrated deals with the observation of latent, place-specific phenomena and their effects, and the reconfiguring of these through their transposition to other mediums, into underpinning rationales for architecture. We highlight the experimental use of digital technologies to reveal elaborate matrixes of hidden relationships present in the mundane and unremarkable, and discuss the fostering of unexpected non-linear connections between these, to produce design proposals defined by the subliminal effect relationships observed. The paper conjectures upon the further development of this approach in relation to current software capability and interoperability, and we consider the implications for its wider adoption by the architectural profession as a design tool and its potential impact upon traditional modes of working practise.

Published in:

Information Visualization, 2007. IV '07. 11th International Conference

Date of Conference:

4-6 July 2007

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.