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PARAMETRIC DESIGN IN ARCHITECTURE: FUNDAMENTALS, METHODS, APPLICATIONS. Carlos R. Barrios. Birkhauser-Verlag fur Architektur, Basel, 2014. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Walter de Gruyter, GmbH, Berlin. 216 pp. with 350 ills. (150 col.). ISBN 9783034612982 In English.
Due date: Delayed/Forthcoming. Publisher's description: Parametric design is a form of computer-aided design, in which geometrical elements, such as architectural components, are defined and interconnected by variable attributes known as parameters. It counts as one of the most advanced methods in schools of architecture, and is quickly becoming a standard in day-to-day architectural practice. Long the domain of mechanical engineering and automotive design, then explored by international avant-garde architecture, parametric models can now be used as innovative tools for creative and efficient design work. This book explains parametric design, shows how it works, and focuses on its functional advantages and practical applications.
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Worldwide Number: 153412
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