A computational design analysis and generation of R.M. Schindler houses
Author(s)Snyder, James F. (James Frederick)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Architecture.
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A computational design study of a portion of R.M. Schindler's California houses was performed with the object of creating computational rules to generate designs in Schindler's style. Houses from 1928-1942 with a general L shape were studied to determine the essential qualities of his schematic layouts. In general, the houses were found to have a direct relationship to the qualities of the site, such as the view, slope, and street. The resulting grammar rules generate schematic designs in Schindler's style. More rules can be developed in order to refine and include other important aspects common to Schindler's houses.
Thesis: S.B. in Art and Design, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Architecture, 2001.Cataloged from PDF version of thesis.Includes bibliographical references (page 19).
DepartmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Architecture.; Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Architecture
Massachusetts Institute of Technology