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Computing the Environment: Digital Design Tools for Simulation and Visualisation of Sustainable Architecture

Computing the Environment: Digital Design Tools for Simulation and Visualisation of Sustainable Architecture

Brady Peters, Terri Peters

ISBN: 978-1-119-09791-4

Mar 2018

256 pages

$40.99

Description

Computing the Environment presents practical workflows and guidance for designers to get feedback on their design using digital design tools on environmental performance. Starting with an extensive state-of-the-art survey of what top international offices are currently using in their design projects, this book presents detailed descriptions of the tools, algorithms, and workflows used and discusses the theories that underlie these methods. Project examples from Transsolar Klimaengineering, Buro Happold´s SMART Group, Behnish Behnisch Architects, Thomas Herzog, Autodesk Research are contextualized with quotes and references to key thinkers in this field such as Eric Winsberg, Andrew Marsh, Michelle Addington and Ali Malkawi.  

FOREWORD VI-IX
Phil Bernstein, Yale School of Architecture

1. INTRODUCTION—COMPUTING THE ENVIRONMENT: DESIGN WORKFLOWS FOR THE SIMULATION OF SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE 1-13
Brady Peters and Terri Peters

2. NEW DIALOGUES ABOUT ENERGY: PERFORMANCE, CARBON AND CLIMATE 14-27
Terri Peters

3. PARAMETRIC ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN: SIMULATION AND GENERATIVE PROCESSES 28-42
Brady Peters

4. DESIGNING ATMOSPHERES: SIMULATING EXPERIENCE 43-57
Brady Peters

5. USE DATA: COMPUTING LIFE-CYCLE AND REAL-TIME VISUALISATION 58-73
Terri Peters

6. NEAR FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS: ADVANCES IN SIMULATION AND REAL-TIME FEEDBACK 74-93
Terri Peters

7. DESIGNING ENVIRONMENTS AND SIMULATING EXPERIENCE: FOSTER + PARTNERS SPECIALIST MODELLING GROUP 94-105
Brady Peters

8. MAXIMISING IMPACT THROUGH PERFORMANCE SIMULATION: THE WORK OF TRANSSOLAR KLIMAENGINEERING 106-117
Terri Peters

9. DESIGNERS NEED FEEDBACK: RESEARCH AND PRACTICE BY KIERANTIMBERLAKE 118-127
Terri Peters

10. ARCHITECTURE SHAPES PERFORMANCE: GXN ADVANCES SOLAR MODELLING AND SENSING 128-137
Terri Peters

11. BESPOKE TOOLS FOR A BETTER WORLD: THE ART OF SUSTAINABLE DESIGN AT BUROHAPPOLD ENGINEERING 138-149
Brady Peters

12. BIG IDEAS: INFORMATION DRIVEN DESIGN 150-162
Brady Peters

13. SIMULATING THE INVISIBLE: MAX FORDHAM DESIGNS LIGHT, AIR AND SOUND 162-175
Terri Peters

14. WHITE ARCHITECTS: BUILD THE FUTURE 176-183
Terri Peters

15. CORE: INTEGRATED COMPUTATION AND RESEARCH 184-191
Terri Peters

16. SUPERSPACE: COMPUTING HUMAN-CENTRIC ARCHITECTURE 192-200
Brady Peters

17. ZHACODE: SKETCHING WITH PERFORMANCE 201-209
Terri Peters

18. WEWORK: BUILDING DATA FOR DESIGN FEEDBACK 210-217
Terri Peters

19. GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES: TECHNOLOGY DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURAL RESPONSES 218-235
Brady Peters and Terri Peters, with contributions from Timur Dogan, Werner Sobek, William W Braham, Kiel Moe, Neil Katz, and Mostapha Sadeghipour Roudsari

INDEX 236-242