ARCHITECTURAL OBJECTS AND SYSTEMS BUILDING

Fredrik Wikberg, Anders Ekholm

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    Abstract

    In this paper we explore the concept of “architectural object” as a representation of a real “situation” involving people, behavior, experience and environment. The purpose is to define a selection of possible configurable architectural objects that reflect the variability of situations possible to achieve using an industrialised building system. The paper presents a theoretical foundation for organizing architectural objects in a level order of design in different levels. It is applied to configure building projects in a company with off site production of volume elements, and proposes how these objects could be developed into architectural objects.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationJoining Languages, Cultures and Visions: CAADFutures 2009
    EditorsT Tidafi, T Dorta
    PublisherLes Presses de l'Université de Montréal
    Pages515-529
    Number of pages15
    ISBN (Print)978-2-7606-2177-0
    Publication statusPublished - 2009
    EventCAAD Futures 09 - Montreal, Kanada
    Duration: 2009 Jun 17 → …

    Conference

    ConferenceCAAD Futures 09
    Period2009/06/17 → …

    Subject classification (UKÄ)

    • Civil Engineering

    Keywords

    • Architectural object
    • Situation
    • Design
    • Configuration
    • Decision levels.

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