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Design and Decision Support Systems in Architecture : DIVS-Diverse Ser. - Harry J.P. Timmermans

Design and Decision Support Systems in Architecture

DIVS-Diverse Ser.

By: Harry J.P. Timmermans (Editor)

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Published: 30th September 1993
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This volume contains a selection of contributions presented at the conference on "Design and Decision Support Systems in Architecture and Urban Planning" held in Mierlo, Netherlands, in July 1992. Collectively, the various contributions present a review of current research directions which are being vigorously pursued. Potentially important advances are highlighted which relate to visualization, product modelling, cost evaluation, conceptual modelling and evaluation techniques as components of design and decision support systems. New concepts and systems are introduced, and experiences with existing systems are described. Provocative standpoints are also discussed. The book is intended for students, academics and practitioners in architecture, building, construction, and related disciplines such as design theory, civil engineering, environmental engineering and urban planning with an interest in computer-based design and decision support tools.

Preface
Introduction
Personality Assessment in Regard to Design Strategiesp. 1
Architectural Computer Vision: Automated Recognition of Architectural Drawingsp. 17
Housing Tenancy, Data Management and Quality Controlp. 27
A Decision Support System for Housing of (Public) Organizationsp. 39
Towards an Integrated Facility Management System for Management and Use of Government Buildingsp. 49
Working with Prototypes, from CAD to Flexible Tools for Integrated Building Designp. 61
Modular Building Modelsp. 83
A Functional Approach to Realizing Decision Support Systems in Technical Regulation Management for Design and Constructionp. 97
Knowledge and Data Modelling in CAD/CAM Applicationsp. 111
Ratios for Cost Controlp. 123
Graphical Interfacing to a Conceptual Model for Estimating the Cost of Residential Constructionp. 137
A Design Decision Support System for Building Flexibility and Costsp. 147
Development of Objective Methods for Measuring Flexibility of School Buildingsp. 165
A Decision-Making Process for Choice of a Flexible Internal Partition Option in Multi-Unit Housing Using Decision Theory Techniquesp. 179
A Trichotomic Segmentation Procedure to Evaluate Projects in Architecturep. 189
ROP: An Interactive Spatial Optimization and Grouping Computer Applicationp. 201
An Approach to Evaluating Exhibition Spaces in Art Galleriesp. 213
Design Support via Simulation of Building and Plant Thermal Interactionp. 227
A Model Appraising the Performance of Structural Systems used in Sports Hall and Swimming Pool Buildings in Greecep. 239
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ISBN: 9780792324447
ISBN-10: 0792324447
Series: DIVS-Diverse Ser.
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 248
Published: 30th September 1993
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.15  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.61