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Brady Peters is an architect. A PhD fellow at the Centre for Information Technology and Architecture (CITA) in Denmark he was previously an Associate Partner at Foster + Partners and a key member of the Specialist Modelling Group. He has taught at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, the University of Ghent, the University of Nottingham, and has been a tutor at all Smartgeometry conferences since 2005. He is the co-editor with Xavier De Kestelier of Computation Works: The Building of Algorithmic Thought, Architectural Design (AD) (March/April 2013).
Terri Peters is an architect, and writer. A PhD Fellow at the Aarhus School of Architecture in Denmark she researches architectural approaches to sustainable building transformation. Since 2003, she has written more than 200 published articles spanning architecture, sustainability, art, urbanism, technology and culture. She lectures internationally and sits on the jury of various design award panels and competitions. She is the editor of Experimental Green Strategies: Redefining Ecological Design Research, Architectural Design (AD) (November/December 2011).
Table of Contents
Introduction by Brady Peters and Terri Peters
1 The Origins of Smartgeometry by Hugh Whitehead, Lars Hesselgren and J Parrish
2 First Build Your Tools by Robert Aish
3 Parametric Evolution by Branko Kolarevic
4 Matrix Architecture by Jenny E Sabin
5 Metrics of Human Experience by Roly Hudson and Michael Westlake
6 Interacting with the Model by Neil Katz, with Bess Krietemeyer and Tobias Schwinn
7 Responsive Design: Towards an Ecology of Objects and People by Andre Chaszar, Anton Savov, Peter Liebsch and Sascha Bohnenberger
8 Design Flow and Tool Flux by Robert Woodbury
9 The Sound of Smartgeometry by Brady Peters
10 Design Exploration and Steering of Design by Axel Kilian
11 Geometry: How Smart Do You Have To Be? by Chris Williams
12 GenerativeComponents and Smartgeometry: Situated Software Development by Volker Mueller and Makai Smith
13 From Descriptive Geometry to Smartgeometry: First Steps towards Digital Architecture by Mark Burry
14 Exploring Human–Computer Interaction in Design Process by Flora Salim and Przemek Jaworski
15 Designing Intelligence: DIY Robotics for Responsive Environments by Nick Puckett
16 Encoding Design by Fabian Scheurer
17 Working Prototypes, Creating Knowledge by Shane Burger and Xavier De Kestelier
18 Mind the Gap: Stories of Exchange by CASE
19 Designing Robotic Assemblies by Tobias Bonwetsch
20 The Practice of Smartgeometry by Hugh Whitehead
21 Digital Crafting: Performative Thinking for Material Design by Mette Ramsgard Thomsen and Martin Tamke
22 Design Robotics: New Strategies for Material System Research by Martin Bechthold