Presentation on theme: "4.173 Design Fabrication Workshop Design Systems Prof. Larry Sass Department of Architecture and Planning MIT."— Presentation transcript:
4.173 Design Fabrication Workshop Design Systems Prof. Larry Sass Department of Architecture and Planning MIT
Systems of Design, Computation & Fabrication Create a build-able system Design System – Construction System
Why are design systems important? Work Flow Design is process of explorations (Multiple Representations) Can be a Computational Program Parametric Modeling Generative Algorithms Shape Grammars
Can systematic a approach be used in design? Designers create representations of an idea one idea at a time with slight differences between systems? Each statement leads to another statement or will each statement lead to a conclusion in the design process?
Pre Rational Norman Foster Andrea Palladio A pre-rational system in design is a design system mapped to a shape or an organized plan.
Post Rational Gehry Gaudi A post rational system is a shape that has been chopped into build-able sections. Each section is its own element in a larger whole.
Design Systems Pre Rational Post Rational Computational Design Kit
Fixed Shape Systems
Computational Design Systems Specific Parts General Parts
Evolution of a Pre Rational System Norman Foster Associate Swiss Re Tower London GLA 2000 – London