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Interdisciplinary knowledge modelling for free-form design - An educational experiment

Kocaturk, T and Veltkamp, M 2005, 'Interdisciplinary knowledge modelling for free-form design - An educational experiment' , in: Computer Aided Architectural Design Futures 2005: Proceedings of the 11th International CAAD Futures Conference held at the Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria, on June 20–22, 2005 , Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht, pp. 465-474.

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Abstract

The recent advances in digital design media and digital fabrication processes have introduced formal and procedural effects on the conception and production of architecture. In order to bridge the individual concepts and processes of multiple design disciplines, intensive cross-disciplinary communication and information exchange starting from the very early stages of design is necessary. A web-based database for design learning and design teaching named BLIP is introduced. In this framework, cross-disciplinary domain knowledge becomes explicit to be taught and transferred in Free-Form Design research and education. BLIP proposes a conceptual map through which the user can construct structured representations of concepts and their relationships. These concepts are high-level abstractions of formal, structural and production related concepts in Free-Form design development. BLIP is used for formalizing, organizing and representing conceptual maps of the three domains and facilitates information and knowledge sharing in collaborative conceptual design in context. The paper introduces the application together with its application in two educational design experiments.

Item Type: Book Section
Editors: Martens, Bob and Brown, Andre
Uncontrolled Keywords: Environment
Themes: Built and Human Environment
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of the Built Environment > Urban Quality Research Centre (UQRC)
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of the Built Environment
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Refereed: No
ISBN: 978-1-4020-3698-9
Depositing User: AL Sherwin
Date Deposited: 10 Oct 2011 11:28
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 18:12
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/18070

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