Proceedings Singapore, 1995

The Global Design Studio
Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Computer-Aided Architectural Design Futures
National University of Singapore


Electronic design media, environmental simulation and decision support, generative systems, scene and product modelling, virtual reality, information delivery systems and geographic information systems, shape grammar, recognition and emergence, precedence and prototypes, case-based reasoning, co-operative design.


The Global Design Studio
Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Computer-Aided Architectural Design Futures
Edited by Milton Tan and Robert Teh
24-26 September 1995, Singapore.
Centre for Advanced Studies in Architecture, National University of Singapore, 1995
ISBN: 9971-62-423-0


  • Computer graphics as a communication medium in the design process, Sasada, T., page 3-5.
  • CAD as a social process, Mitchell, W.J., page 7-9.
  • Computers and creative design, Gero, J.S., page 11-19.
  • CAAD’s seven deadly sins, Maver, T., page 21-22.
  • Representing geometric knowledge in architectural design, Watanabe, S., page 25-34.
  • Integration of digital photogrammetry and CAAD, Streilein, A. and Hirschberg, U., page 35-47.
  • Building enclosures using SEED-config, Woodbury, R. and Chang, T-W., page 49-58.
  • Prototype shape modelling with a symbolic design language, Paoluzzi, A. and Pascucci, V., page 59-75.
  • Shape-based reminding as an aid to creative design, Do, E.Y-L. and Gross, M.D., page 79-89.
  • A logic-based framework for representing architectural design knowledge, Clibbon, K. and Candy, L. and Edmonds, E., page 91-102.
  • Infrared professor - Design phase, Brown, G.Z. and Kline, J. and Sekiguchi, T., page 103-112.
  • Open design environment (ODE) - Global design studio, experiments in 3D city simulation, Comair, C. and Kaga, A., page 113-124.
  • Representations and control of design information in an integrated CAAD environment, Kim, I. and Liebich, Th., page 125-138.
  • Representation and performance - Interface design for building performance modelling, Lam, K-P. and Mahdavi, A., page 141-152.
  • DOM - An active assistance system for architectural and engineering design, Bakhtari, S. and Oertel, W., page 153-162.
  • The advanced knowledge transfer system, Lucardie, L. and Gelder, J. de and Huijsing, A., page 163-171.
  • Hyperwalls - An application of non-deterministic rule-based systems, Gougoulidis, V., page 173-179.
  • IT in the service of sustainable architecture and urban design, Maver, T. and Petric, J., page 181-185.
  • Representation and use of design knowledge in evolutionary design, Jo, J.H. and Gero, J.S., page 189-203.
  • Incorporation of natural language processing and a generative system, Fujii, H., page 205-218.
  • Dynamic generation of design plans at the brief stage, Alshawi, M., page 219-228.
  • Multi-resolution rendering of architectural models, Belblidia, S. and Perrin, J-P., page 231-239.
  • Realistic rendering and computer aided lighting design in architecture, Fasse, I. and Paul, J.C., page 241-255.
  • Procedural terrain - A virtual bulldozer, Ervin, S. and Westort, C., page 257-265.
  • Beyond the CAAD laboratory - The Cornell project and the creation of the cornell synthesis studio, Zago, A. and Taylor, D., page 267-276.
  • New generation CAD in an integrated design environment - A path towards multi-agent collaboration, Junge, R. and Liebich, Th., page 277-290.
  • Design precedents for virtual worlds, Bridges, A., page 293-302.
  • Linking the virtual to the reality - CAD and physical modelling, Cheng, N.Y-W., page 303-311.
  • VRAD (Virtual Reality Aided Design) in the early phases of architectural design, Donath, D. and Regenbrecht, H., page 313-322.
  • Sculptor - A tool for intuitive architectural design, Kurmann, D., page 323-330.
  • Multilevel analysis of fire escape routes in a virtual environment, Koutamanis, A., page 331-342.
  • StereoCAD - Three dimensional representation, Ager, M.T. and Sinclair, B.R., page 343-355.
  • A knowledge-based CAAD system with qualitative spatial reasoning capability, Seok, L.H. and Sik, P.C. and Gwon, K.D., page 359-368.
  • An analysis of the Hong Kong building regulations utilizing an interactive format, Will, B. and Bradford, J.W. and Ma, M.J.M. and Sullivan, B.D., page 369-375.
  • ID’EST - An integrated design environment for management of architectural data, Liebich, Th. and Kim, I., page 377-387.
  • GIS Software and coordinated project information systems - A mechanism for increasing the effectiveness of 3D CAAD models, Counsell, J.A.M., page 389-397.
  • Dynamic urban information model - Integrated approach to strategic urban redevelopment, Huang, J., page 399-408.
  • A framework for the description and representation of emergent shapes, Soufi, B. and Edmonds, E., page 411-422.
  • Emergence in CAAD systems, Gero, J.S. and Damski, J. and Jun, H., page 423-438.
  • Problem decomposition on restructuring shapes in terms of emergent subshapes, Liu, Y-T., page 439-451.
  • An architect/An architectural language and a shape grammar, Sanly, S. and Saelamer, G., page 453-467.
  • What is in a diagram that a computer should understand?, Do, E.Y-L., page 469-480.
  • Exploring the properties of middle Byzantine churches - A parametric approach, Potamianos, I. and Turner, J. and Jabi, W., page 483-493.
  • Imaging change - The computer city model as a laboratory for urban design research, Day, A.K. and Radford, A.D., page 495-506.
  • Purist lessons - Constructing the unrealized villas of Le Corbusier, Wojtowicz, J. and Gilliard, J., page 507-516.
  • Digital Athens - An application of ArchiTOURS, a multimedia authoring system, Choi, J.W., page 517-527.
  • Digital reconstruction of medieval Chinese cities, Heng, C-K., page 529-540.
  • Multivalent architectural case information for creative reasoning, Tan, M. and Gan, J. and Indorf, P. and Man, D. and Teh, R. and Datta, S. and Serra, L. and Loo, J., page 543-554.
  • Design case bases - Graphic knowledge bases for the design workspace, Oxman, R., page 555-565.
  • Design adaptation for handling design failures, Lee, J. and Lee, J., page 567-576.
  • Automatic indexing, retrieval and use of topologies in architectural layouts, Coulon, C-H., page 577-586.
  • The use of hybrid technology in the construction of an evolving knowledge-based design system, Silva, N., page 589-598.
  • The use of CAAD to generate urban design, Coates, P. and Hall, M.R., page 599-616.
  • Retrieval of similar layouts in FABEL using AspecT, Schaaf, J.W. and Voss, A., page 617-626.
  • Interactive adaptive computer-aided design, Boerner, K., page 627-634.
  • Network-based group work CAD for UNIX workstation, Morozumi, M. and Murakami, Y. and Iki, K., page 637-646.
  • Polytrim - Collaborative settings for environmental design, Danahy, J.W. and Hoinkes, R., page 647-658.
  • Towards distributed computer-aided design environments, Dave, B., page 659-666.
  • AgentCAD for cooperative design, Khedro, T., page 667-672.
  • A multi-user design workspace, Rutherford, J., page 673-685.
  • Studying collaborative design to build design tools, Harrison, S. and Minneman, S., page 687-697.
  • AnnotAgents - Knowledge-based tools for supporting participatory design, Vernenne, D. and Rogge, S. and Laere, W. van and Vandamme, F., page 699-706.
  • Dynamic data sets for collaboration in urban design, McCullough, M. and Hoinkes, R., page 709-718.
  • Beyond the shared whiteboard - Issues in computer supported collaborative design, Jabi, W.M. and Hall, Th.W., page 719-725.
  • Exploring the possibilities for computer support for collaborative designing, Saad, M. and Maher, M.L., page 727-737.
  • Coordinative virtual space for architectural design, Caneparo, L., page 739-748.
  • Collaborative design in CAAD studios - Shared ideas, resources and representations, Chiu, M-L., page 749-759.
  • Spatial configuration model for inter-application collaborative design, Kimura, T. and Komatsu, K. and Watanabe, H., page 761-770.
  • Fruitful exchanges - Professional implications for computer-mediated design, Kvan, Th., page 771-776.