ONGOING CHALLENGES

View and participate in projects that are currently in progress.

Challenge Open

WHO IS INVOLVED?

Design Space Construction is a multi-disciplinary project of practitioners, researchers, professors and students collaborating to develop, test and apply a shared language and tools for performance-based design.

PRACTITIONERS

  • Review Case Studies + Tools
  • Create Projects
  • Share Projects
  • Share Data

RESEARCHERS

  • Access Data
  • Current Case Studies
  • Develop New Tools + Workflows
  • Develop New Curricula
  • Add Research Papers

PROFESSORS

  • Present Curricula
  • Assemble Teams of Experts
  • Get Project Constraints
  • Review Projects
  • Share Data

STUDENTS

  • Access Data
  • Access Case Studies
  • Access Tools+Workflows
  • Add Projects

The Process

DSC ACADEMY

Get up-to-date on the tools used for design space construction.

Framing your design decision (Excel)

How to generate Sprout Space alternatives using grasshopper

How to analyze annual energy consumption using Honeybee and Ladybug 

Analyzing daylight factor using Ladybug and Honeybee

Measuring direct line of sight and quality of view of Sprout Space using Grasshopper

Constructing and visualizing a parallel coordinates plot of your design space with Dynamo, Flux, and the Perkins+Will PCP tool

Framing your design decision (Wecision)

Designing your design system (SysML)

Framing your design decision (Revit)

Analyzing for energy (Dynamo)

Analyzing for structure (Dynamo)

Optimization and decision making (Wecision)

COLLABORATORS

Working with researchers and professors to develop and apply curricula and research.

Texas A&M College of Architecture

BIM SIM Group

Texas A&M ARCH 655: Building Information Modeling in Architecture

Georgia Tech College of Design

 Digital Building Lab

Spring 2017 Vertical Studio- Resource Harvesting

University of Washington College of Built Environments

Integrated Design Lab

Arch 526: High Performance Buildings

Arch 506: Performance-Based Design Studio