Presentation on theme: "Understanding Design Through Design Support Tools DRN2005 Bauke de Vries, Henri Achten, Jos van Leeuwen."— Presentation transcript:
Understanding Design Through Design Support Tools DRN2005 Bauke de Vries, Henri Achten, Jos van Leeuwen
Content Developments of DS group Results in 2000-2005 Design support: Interfaces Decision support: Bayesian networks JANUS Retrospective and Prospective
CAAD research Development of innovative design systems From explorative: How can we improve design support? To deductive: How well does the system perform?
Research Programme Past: VR-DIS (Virtual Reality – Design Information System) Present: DDSS (Design and Decision Support Systems)
DS - Staff Bauke de Vries (professor) Jos van Leeuwen (associate professor) Henri Achten (assistant professor) Aant van der Zee (assistant professor) Jan Dijkstra (assistant professor) John Carp: retirement Lab. Staff: Joran Jessurun, Sjoerd Buma
Finished PhD projects Amy Tan (2003) The Reliability and Validity of Interactive Virtual Reality Computer Experiments Nicole Segers (2004) Computational Representations of Words and Associations in Architectural Design Maciej Orzechowski (2004) Measuring Housing Preferences using Virtual Reality and Bayesian Belief Networks
Running PhD projects Jan Dijkstra (2006) Simulation of Pedestrian Flow in Urban Environments Aant van der Zee (2006) Computer-Aided Evolutionary Architectural Design Vincent Tabak (2007) User Simulation of Space Utilisation Jakob Beetz (2007) Multi-Agent Systems for Collaborative Design Nischal Deshpande (2007) Co-located, Multi- Disciplinary, Collaborative Design Space Chengyu Sun (2009) Evaluation System of the Evacuation Efficiency for the underground space designs in Shanghai
Related PhD projects Dima Aliakseyeu (2003) A Computer Support Tool for the Early Stages of Architectural Design Slava Pranovich (2004) Structural Sketcher: A Tool for Supporting Architects in Early Design Maxim Ivashkov (2004) ACCEL: A Tool for Supporting Concept Generation in the Early Design Phase. Shauna Mallory-Hill (2004) Supporting Strategic Design of Workplace Environments with Case-Based Reasoning
DS research Design support: Interfaces Decision support: Bayesian networks
Design support: Interfaces Design system classification: 1.Specificity to the architectural domain 2.Versatility of provided support
BN findings 1.Differences between the BN predictions and real-life selections decreased 2.Increase of the number of accepted suggestions provided by the BN
Joint Architectural Network for Urban Synergy (JANUS) Public-Private collaboration Focus on what should be communicated instead of how Participants: Architects, Contractors, Principal, Governmental institutes
Projects Digital Dormer Digital code checking Inline building permits..
Retrospective and Prospective DS = between CS – SS Experimental results are often not glamorous Designers are incapable of specifying their own needs
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