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C o n s t r u c t i n g   D e s i g n   C o n c e p t s :   A Computational Approach to the Synthesis of Architectural Form
Kotsopoulos S, Ph.D. Dissertation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005













III.     Content and Form

Architects use descriptions to develop design concepts. Descriptions deal with the arrangement of area, volume, and their boundaries. Calculations with content (area, volume) and form (boundaries) are constantly interrelated in design.


     
1.  Introduction

     
2.  Shape Computation in Architectural Description

     
3.  The Mathematics of Plans, Sections Elevations and Models

                       3.1.   CONTENT

                        3.2.   FORM        


     
4.  Discussion    
          

     
5.  References