Research Interests

Theories of form generation in architecture

Computers as a novel medium and tool for design: generative design systems and applications of formal grammars to (architectural) design; integrated design systems; knowledge-based and case-based design; design databases; design system interfaces and human/computer interaction (HCI) in design.

The following publications, taken together, give a clear picture of my basic attitude toward computers in architecture and computational design research.

Major Research Projects

The links below open pages with thumbnail descriptions of the major research projects with which I have been involved during my tenure at CMU.

A Pattern Book for Shadyside

Integrated Building Design Environment (IBDE)

Human-Computer Interaction in CAD (Computer-Aided Drafting)

Computer-Assisted Layout Generation

Software Environment to Support the Early Phases in Building Design (SEED)

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