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7 Classical mathematics in Architecture

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

Fibonacci…

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Added by Mr. Gudjon Thor Erlendsson on August 7, 2021 at 5:09am — 2 Comments

11 PARAMETRIC GEOMETRIES IN ARCHITECTURE

Carrying on from the post on Classical Geometries in architecture, this post collects some of the contemporary computational geometries in architecture:

CONTEMPORARY AND PARAMETRIC GEOMETRIES IN ARCHITECTURE

Carrying on from the previous list of historical geometries in architecture, it’s time to look into contemporary geometry typologies.…

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Added by Mr. Gudjon Thor Erlendsson on April 22, 2021 at 7:20am — 2 Comments

11 BASIC CLASSICAL GEOMETRIES IN ARCHITECTURE

In my ongoing attempt to collect some basic data for parametric architects to use, I wrote a short outline of basic geometries.

11 CLASSICAL ARCHITECTURAL 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…

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Added by Mr. Gudjon Thor Erlendsson on April 22, 2021 at 7:18am — 1 Comment

10 BASIC PARAMETERS IN HOME DESIGN

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…

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Added by Mr. Gudjon Thor Erlendsson on April 22, 2021 at 7:14am — No Comments

What is Parametric Design in Architecture

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.

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Added by Mr. Gudjon Thor Erlendsson on April 19, 2021 at 6:39am — 1 Comment

Parametric Urbanism: 15 Basic Parameters In Urban Design

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…

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Added by Mr. Gudjon Thor Erlendsson on April 15, 2020 at 7:52am — 1 Comment

Emergent Design: 8 Reasons Why Parametric Design is Changing Architecture

This is my short list of 8 reasons why parametric design is changing Architecture.

PARAMETRIC DESIGN

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 …

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Added by Mr. Gudjon Thor Erlendsson on April 15, 2020 at 7:47am — No Comments

Future Looks Bright: The End of Modernism In Architecture

HOW THINGS BEGIN

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…

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Added by Mr. Gudjon Thor Erlendsson on April 15, 2020 at 7:43am — 4 Comments

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