Computers in the design phase - Ten thesis on their uselessness

Der Computer in der Entwurfsphase - Zehn Thesen zu seiner Nutzlosigkeit

  • At the end of the 1960s, architects at various universities world- wide began to explore the potential of computer technology for their profession. With the decline in prices for PCs in the 1990s and the development of various computer-aided architectural design systems (CAAD), the use of such systems in architectural and planning offices grew continuously. Because today no ar- chitectural office manages without a costly CAAD system and because intensive soſtware training has become an integral part of a university education, the question arises about what influence the various computer systems have had on the design process forming the core of architectural practice. The text at hand devel- ops ten theses about why there has been no success to this day in introducing computers such that new qualitative possibilities for design result. RESTRICTEDNESS

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Document Type:Article
Author:Prof. Dr. Reinhard KönigORCiDGND
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Parent Title (German):Der Generalist
Date of Publication (online):2016/06/21
Year of first Publication:2008
Release Date:2016/06/22
Institutes:Fakultät Architektur und Urbanistik [bis 2014 Fakultät Architektur] / Juniorprofessur Computational Architecture
Tag:computational design
GND Keyword:CAD
Dewey Decimal Classification:000 Informatik, Informationswissenschaft, allgemeine Werke
BKL-Classification:56 Bauwesen
Licence (German):License Logo Creative Commons 4.0 - Namensnennung (CC BY 4.0)