Proceedings Montreal, 2009

Joining Languages, Cultures and Visions/Joindre Langages, Cultures et Visions - CAADFutures 2009
Proceedings of the 13th International CAAD Futures Conference
Les Presses de l'Université de Montréal


collaboration languages, heritage cultures, ideation visions, cultural interactions, education visions, performative languages, virtual and augmented cultures, thinking and knowledge cultures, prototyping and management languages, parametric and advanced geometric visions, simulation cultures.


Joining Languages, Cultures and Visions/Joindre Langages, Cultures et Visions - CAADFutures 2009.
Proceedings of the 13th International CAAD Futures Conference. Edited by Temy Tidafi and Tomás Dorta.
Les Presses de l’Université de Montréal, Montréal, 2009 ISBN: 978-2-7606-2177-0


  • The impact of information technology on architectural design in the 21st century. Yehuda Kalay.
  • Un « collaboratoire » comme nouveau contexte pour la transformation des pratiques via la technologie. Daniel Forgues and Yoann Eugenie.
  • Evaluating the use of 3D virtual worlds in collaborative design learning. Ning Gu, Walaiporn Nakapan, Anthony Williams and Leman Gul.
  • Design tools and collaborative ideation. Tomás Dorta, Annemarie Lesage and Edgar Pérez.
  • Compréhension, communication et gestion de l’esprit du lieu: patrimoine et stratégies de développement durable à l’aide des TIC. Nada El-Khoury and Giovanni De Paoli.
  • Techniques on heritage preservation using lighting computation virtual environment. Ahmad Rafi, Avijit Paul, Siti Noraishah, Mohd Nazri, Mohamad Izani and Aishah Razak.
  • Generation of architectural parametric components: Cultural heritage 3D modelling. Christine Chevrier and Jean-Pierre Perrin.
  • Architectural design analysis, historical reconstruction and structured archival using 3D models: Techniques, methodology and long term preservation of digital models. Stefan Boeykens and Herman Neuckermans.
  • Making use of 3D programming to document and enhance an architectural vocabulary: Case study dealing with artefactsof the Canadian built heritage. Nathalie Charbonneau and Pierre Grussenmeyer.
  • Virtual heritage: Reality and criticism. Beng-Kiang Tan and Hafizur Rahaman.
  • Un outil évolutionnaire d’aide à la conception architecturale créative : Mise en oeuvre d’un algorithme génétique et prise en compte des paramètres environnementaux. Philippe Marin, Hervé Lequay and Jean-Claude Bignon.
  • Emergent symmetries: visual computations – A group theoretical analysis of the Smith House by Richard Meier. Edouard Din and Athanassios Economou.
  • SPATIALGENESIS: Event based digital space making. Joanna Crotch, Robert Mantho and Martyn Horner.
  • A morphology of pattern for kinetic facades. Jules Moloney.
  • Sniffing space II: The use of artificial ant colonies to generate circulation patterns in buildings. Tim Ireland.
  • Physics-based generative design. Ramtin Attar, Robert Aish, Jos Stam, Duncan Brinsmead, Alex Tessier, Michael Glueck and Azam Khan.
  • Emergent space diagrams: The application of swarm intelligence to the problem of automatic plan generation. Tim Ireland.
  • An evolutionary system for design exploration. Patrick H. T. Janssen.
  • Analysing the significance of problem solving expertise and computational tool proficiency in design ideation. Sherif M. Abdelmohsen and Ellen Yi-Luen Do.
  • L’invention possible des architectures numériques. Recours aux images : du modèle à la construction. Sébastien Bourbonnais.
  • Technological interventions for hand hygiene adherence: Research and intervention for smart patient room. Ellen Yi-Luen Do.
  • Enhancing synergies between computer science and urban disciplines: Semi-automated applications for tangible user interfaces, a case study. Andrea Boerner and Valérie Maquil.
  • Human visual perceptions in built environment: Applying image-based approach for architectural cue recognition. Qunli Chen and Bauke de Vries.
  • Smart topological geometry: An interactive tool for coordination of spatial topology and geometry. Chieh-Jen Lin.
  • Dynamic ornament: Climatically responsive surfaces in architectural design. Mark Meagher, David Van der Maas, Christian Abegg and Jeffrey Huang.
  • Environnement numérique d’apprentissage et de conception en architecture. Manon Guité, Ivanka Iordanova, Giovanni De Paoli, Temy Tidafi and Jacques Lachapelle.
  • The Secret Garden via CAD education: Online digital architectural information presentation. Verdy Kwee.
  • BIM in academia: Shifting our attention from product to process. Paola Sanguinetti.
  • Reciprocal relationship of conceptualization and design problem definition: A proposed approach for an architectural design studio. Wael Abdelhameed.
  • Parametric methods of exploration and creativity during architectural design: A Case study in the design studio. Ivanka Iordanova, Temy Tidafi, Manon Guité, Giovanni De Paoli and Jacques Lachapelle.
  • Spécification géométrique des concepts architecturaux dans le cadre de la thermique du bâtiment. Roland Juchmes, Vincent Delfosse, Stéphane Safin and Pierre Leclercq.
  • Building design as individual compromise between qualities and costs: A general approach for automated building generation under permanent cost and quality control. Benjamin Dillenburger, Markus Braach and Ludger Hovestadt.
  • L’analyse dimensionnelle comme aide à l’optimisation en phase de conception architecturale : applications à des cas de structures. Thierry Ciblac.
  • Contextual ontology support as external knowledge representation for building information modelling. Ipek Gursel, Sevil Sariyildiz, Rudi Stouffs, Ömer Akin.
  • Design with space syntax analysis based on building information model: Towards an interactive application of building information model in early design process. Yongzhi Li, Jumphon Lertlakkhanakul, Seongki Lee and Jinwon Choi.
  • Architectural objects and systems building. Fredrik Wikberg and Anders Ekholm.
  • La perception de l’espace urbain par la réalité virtuelle. Souha Tahrani and Guillaume Moreau.
  • World8: International working group for new virtual reality applications in architecture. Yoshihiro Kobayashi, Ronald Hawker, Kostas Terzidis, Taro Narahara, Wael Abdlhameed, Tomohiro Fukuda, Claudio Labarca, Carlos Calderon and Michael Jemtrud.
  • Outdoor mobile augmented reality for past and future on-site architectural visualizations. Daniel Hii Jun Chung, Steven Zhou Zhiying, Jayashree Karlekar, Miriam Schneider and Weiquan Lu.
  • Tangible augmented reality: A new design instructional technology. Irene Rui Chen and Xiangyu Wang.
  • Using multi-level virtual environments as a medium for conducting design review through a shared IFC dataset. Matthew E. Swarts and Hugo A. Sheward.
  • DDNET: The conceptual structure of digital design Emerging body of concepts of digital architecture. Rivka Oxman.
  • How do media influence one’s thinking? The “habit media” in design thinking. Pei-Chien Hung.
  • The topics of caad : An evolutionary perspective – a research for representing the space of CAAD. Anand Bhatt and Bob Martens.
  • Multimodal representations of architectural design knowledge: Interaction between visual and ontological models. Ajla Aksamija and Ivanka Iordanova.
  • Barcode housing system: Integrating floor plan layout generation processes within an open and collaborative system to design and build customized housing. Leandro Madrazo, Álvaro Sicilia, Mar González and Angel Martin Cojo.
  • Digital wood craft. Martin Tamke and Mette Ramsgard Thomsen.
  • Prototyping dynamic architecture: Material properties as design parameters. Bernhard Sommer and Norbert Palz.
  • RFID applications in a building project. Juhyun Lee, Jeong Hwa Song and Kunsoo Oh.
  • Web-based application on cost estimation of curtain wall system. Chung-Lun Kuo and Charles Eastman.
  • Dynamic plan modelling and visualization: Converting an urban development plan into a transition scenario. Bauke de Vries, Joran Jessurun and Gaby Sadowski-Rasters.
  • Tools for conviviality : Transcribing design. Elif Kendir and Tim Schork
  • Computation-friendly shape grammars: Detailed by a sub-framework over parametric 2D rectangular shapes. Kui Yue, Ramesh Krishnamurti and François Grobler.
  • Programming framework for architectural design ANAR+: Object oriented geometry. Guillaume LaBelle, Julien Nembrini and Jeffrey Huang.
  • A light-based parametric design model: The application of the inverse lighting in the design of the Louvre Abu Dhabi museum. Vincent Tourre and Francis Miguet.
  • Digital design exploration of structural morphologies integrating adaptable modules: A design process based on parametric modeling. Michela Turrin, Axel Kilian, Rudi Stouffs and Sevil Sariyildiz.
  • Visual sensitivity analysis of parametric design models: Improving agility in design. Halil Erhan, Rob Woodbury and Nahal H. Salmasi.
  • An agent-based street simulator. Chiung-Hui Chen.
  • Designing for the unpredictable: Novel model for the design of emergence through real-world behavior. Daniel Rosenberg.
  • On the simulation of pedestrian behavior: A stochastic model based on Markov chain and information space. Shen-Guan Shih, Yen-Hung Chen, Shan-Ching Hu and Ching-Yuan Lin.
  • Architectural shape generating through environmental forces. Giuseppe Pellitteri, Raimondo Lattuca, Salvatore Concialdi, Giuseppe Conti and Raffaele De Amicis.