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Pamphlet Architecture 27: Tooling

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We all know that today's architectural design has moved from the sketchpad to the screenthe era of the Mayline and the drafting board now seems downright Paleolithicbut techniques for using the computer not just as a tool for rendering but as a generative instrument remain woefully unexplored. In Tooling, the latest installment in our renowned Pamphlet Architecture series, ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published December 29th 2005 by Princeton Architectural Press (first published November 1st 2005)
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Mar 13, 2007 rated it it was amazing
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Covering 7 forms of script-based form creation, it gives a good summary of the current techniques used in architecture theses days. A pity then that the website supporting this book is (as of now) still under construction, because it would have been an excellent platform to download the open-source scripts and fiddle with them. Whether or not the current craze with digital architecture (and Deleuze in general) is just a fad, this book is an useful introduction to the techniques currently employe ...more
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A succinct overview of nature's algorithms with excellent illustrations and applied examples in architecture. ...more
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