Emergence – The Development and Future of Computational Design

A recording of the talk I recently gave as part of the ‘Design Discourse’ series at Imperial is now available on YouTube, here:

Unfortunately many of the animated embedded .gifs in the presentation did not display properly on Imperial’s hardware (computers, eh?), so they have been included below instead – click on each one to view the animation:

A simple building frame generated parametrically
A simple building frame generated parametrically

SketchPad - the first graphical CAD tool - in operation.

SketchPad – the first graphical CAD tool – in operation.

RCD's Tadpole Tool

RCD’s TaDPOLE Tool

TaDPOLE results displayed via an online dashboard
TaDPOLE results displayed via an online dashboard
Dynamic massing generation and analysis
Dynamic massing generation and analysis
Salamander 3 - parameteric dome example
Salamander 3 – parameteric dome example