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Computing in architectural design: reflections and an approach to new generations of CAAD
Rabee M. Reffat
Published 2006

Computer Science, Engineering
J. Inf. Technol. Constr.
This paper introduces a reflective perspective on the role of computing in architectural design over the previous generations of computer aided design. Paradigms of the design process and… Expand
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