Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Design Modelling Symposium Berlin 2011

Design Modelling Symposium Berlin 2011
Complexity and Responsibility – Computational Processes and the Physical Production of Space

Part I workshops 08.10. – 09.10. 2011
Part II conference 10.10. – 12.10. 2011
In its third edition the Design Modelling Symposium Berlin constitutes a platform for dialogue on experimental practice and research within the field of computationally informed architectural design.

Contemporary architectural production employs an increasing number of computational tools that undergo continuous proliferation of function and changing allocations within the design process. CAD/CAM technologies have matured into applications with increasingly user-friendly programme structures and an efficient exchange between various analytical tools. Computational geometry allows the design and manufacturing of complex surface configurations, beyond the repertoire of analogue architectural practices constrained by the boundaries of descriptive geometry. Part of a well-known production sequence in other industries, the broader bandwidth of CAM technologies could now be beneficially assessed for novel architectural expression through control over its digitally describable content. 

Papers submission is now open!

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