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The Parametric Process: A Strategic Analysis on Digital Design Technology in Landscape Architecture

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dc.contributor.advisor Amoroso, Nadia
dc.contributor.author Pedersen, Christine
dc.date.accessioned 2020-04-29T15:29:56Z
dc.date.available 2020-04-29T15:29:56Z
dc.date.copyright 2020-04
dc.date.created 2020-04-24
dc.date.issued 2020-04-29
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10214/17887
dc.description.abstract Digital design technology is emerging in landscape architecture, however, there is a gap in design education and in practice regarding skills training and knowledge pertaining to digital design technology. The objective of this study is to investigate the efficiencies of using ‘parametric design’ for landscape designs and in the practice of landscape architecture. A comparative case study analysis of three landscape architecture practices who utilize parametric design was investigated, along with the creation of a questionnaire that was sent to key informants who specialize in parametric design, was used to evaluate the efficiencies and value of parametric technology. A 3D-model prototype was generated using Rhinoceros (Rhino3D) and Grasshopper to test the ‘parametric process’ against the ‘traditional’ analogue design process. This research is intended to determine whether adopting parametric technology into landscape designs can be so efficiently, while also serving as a precedent for further research in design technology. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
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dc.subject Rhinoceros3D en_US
dc.subject Grasshopper plug-in en_US
dc.subject Generative design en_US
dc.subject Computed design technology en_US
dc.subject Parametricism en_US
dc.title The Parametric Process: A Strategic Analysis on Digital Design Technology in Landscape Architecture en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.degree.programme Landscape Architecture en_US
dc.degree.name Master of Landscape Architecture en_US
dc.degree.department School of Environmental Design and Rural Development en_US
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