Computer-Aided Architectural Design Futures. The Next City - New Technologies and the Future of the Built Environment

16th International Conference, CAAD Futures 2015, São Paulo, Brazil, July 8-10, 2015. Selected Papers

  • Gabriela Celani
  • David Moreno Sperling
  • Juarez Moara Santos Franco
Conference proceedings CAAD Futures 2015

Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 527)

Table of contents

  1. Building Information Modelling (BIM)

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 309-309
    2. Ehsan Barekati, Mark J. Clayton, Wei Yan
      Pages 311-328
    3. José Luis Menegotto
      Pages 329-347
    4. Chengde Wu, Saied Zarrinmehr, Mohammad Rahmani Asl, Mark J. Clayton
      Pages 366-382
    5. Stefano Cursi, Davide Simeone, Ilaria Toldo
      Pages 383-401
  2. Fabrication and Materiality

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 403-403
    2. David M. Sperling, Pablo C. Herrera, Rodrigo Scheeren
      Pages 405-421
    3. Cristina Nan
      Pages 422-438
    4. Benay Gürsoy, Iestyn Jowers, Mine Özkar
      Pages 439-457
  3. Shape Studies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 491-491
    2. Pieter Pauwels, Tiemen Strobbe, Sara Eloy, Ronald De Meyer
      Pages 507-526
    3. Kai Liao, Bauke de Vries, Jun Kong, Kang Zhang
      Pages 547-562
    4. Márcia Anaf, Harris Nogueira de Camargo Ana Lúcia
      Pages 563-581
    5. Aslı Aydın, Mine Özkar
      Pages 582-599
    6. Sara Garcia, Luís Romão
      Pages 600-619

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Computer-Aided Architectural Design Futures, CAAD Futures 2015, held in São Paulo, Brazil, in July 2015. The 33 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 200 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on modeling, analyzing and simulating the city; sustainability and performance of the built space; automated and parametric design; building information modelling (BIM); fabrication and materiality; shape studies.


algorithmic design architecture of buildings building information modelling collaborative design computer-aided design computer-aided manufacturing data analytic design cognition design theories electronic design automation grammars and context-free languages human-computer interaction impact on the environment mixed / augmented reality modeling and simulation performance-based design shape modeling smart cities urban simulation virtual reality

Editors and affiliations

  • Gabriela Celani
    • 1
  • David Moreno Sperling
    • 2
  • Juarez Moara Santos Franco
    • 3
  1. 1.University of CampinasCampinasBrazil
  2. 2.University of São PauloSão CarlosBrazil
  3. 3.University of CampinasCampinasBrazil

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-47385-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-47386-3
  • Series Print ISSN 1865-0929
  • Series Online ISSN 1865-0937
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