Interactive Facade

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Creator: 

Irani Shemirani, Tella

Date: 

2017

Abstract: 

Digital technology is rapidly increasing the dynamic interaction between building and users. The overlap of digital technology with the field of architecture has resulted in the development of Interactive Architecture, architecture that evolve beyond parametric and generative design, incorporating new technological advances, absorbing, processing and exchanging data in real time, proposing configuration adapted to the ever-changing needs of its users. Interactive Architecture designs space capable of communicating and interacting with the changing environmental context and responding in ‘real-time’ to user preferences.

This thesis is focused on investigating the question of: How can a space develop an understanding of its users (through their body gestures) and respond accordingly? Based on the thesis question this paper investigates the process of creating interactive spaces and explores architectural form generation through behaviour-based AI approaches. The thesis concludes with a proposal for a dynamic responsive architectural system, a through behaviour-based AI approaches.

Subject: 

Architecture

Language: 

English

Publisher: 

Carleton University

Thesis Degree Name: 

Master of Architecture: 
M.Arch.

Thesis Degree Level: 

Master's

Thesis Degree Discipline: 

Architecture

Parent Collection: 

Theses and Dissertations

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