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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



















VI. A Rule Based Approach to the Generation of Plans


A system of parametric shape rule schemata that generates the plans for an office building is developed as a model appropriate for the composition of plans from scratch.


     
1.  Introduction

    
2.  The Project

     
3.  Design Concept and Method

     
4.  Spatial Elements

     
5.  Spatial Relations and Rule Schemata

                        5.1.    FORMATION

                        5.2.    TRANSFORMATION
                                          
5.2.1.  Elaboration
                                          
5.2.2.  Interpretation

                        5.3.   REFINEMENT

     
6.  Derivation

                        6.1. THE FOUR GRAPHIC LAYERS

                        6.2. THE THREE PLANS
                                           
6.2.1.  Derivation of Plan I

                        6.3. RESULTS ILLUSTRATIONS

     
7.  Discussion

     
8.  References