algorithmic modeling for Rhino
Continuing my introduction to geometries and mathematics in architecture, I have made a short list of 7 classical uses of mathematics in design.
These are not comprehensive or detailed, but I used these as an introduction to parametric design to Architectural students when I was teaching.
The Golden Section
Carrying on from the post on Classical Geometries in architecture, this post collects some of the contemporary computational geometries in architecture:
Carrying on from the previous list of historical geometries in architecture, it’s time to look into contemporary geometry typologies.…Continue
In my ongoing attempt to collect some basic data for parametric architects to use, I wrote a short outline of basic geometries.
The type and use of geometry in architecture is a fundamental element of the variation between styles or language of architecture. The type of geometry is often conflated with meaning. One concept is that architectural style-isms like art swing between periods of “romanticism” and “realism”. With “romantic” being…Continue
Architecture is not a style of particular buildings, nor is it the drawing of building plans; it is a process of problem solving mixed with aesthetics that results in information (drawings) used for construction. For a home or…Continue
Added by Mr. Gudjon Thor Erlendsson on April 22, 2021 at 7:14am — No Comments
I wrote a short post on my thoughts on what Parametric Design is within Architecture. With so many designers calling their blob or crumbled form "parametric" with no use of parametric methods, I argue that Parametric Design is not a style, it is a process. At least for now.
This list is not comprehensive but a starting point for any planning project.
In a successfully designed urban plan the designer needs to manage and manipulate multiple interconnected parameters. Each parameter can be investigated and developed independently, but will also have to be…Continue
This is my short list of 8 reasons why parametric design is changing Architecture.
I first came across systemic and parametric design approaches while studying at the Architectural Association in London in the late 90s. Since then I have participated in and conducted research around digital and computational design. My Nordic roots drive me increasingly towards …Continue
Added by Mr. Gudjon Thor Erlendsson on April 15, 2020 at 7:47am — No Comments
We have been hearing of the end of modernism for a long time, why is it still here? Art movements are founded on a philosophy as well as being fixed in the era the movement operates in. It is always difficult to mark a specific start and end date for cultural and artistic eras. Movements feed off and feed into one another, and the shift to a new movement tends to be more gradual than we are led to believe.
The overarching movements prior to Modernism were…Continue