Collective Intelligence Support Protocol

A Systemic Approach for Collaborative Architectural Design
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9320)


The collaborative architectural design process can be difficult to generate and maintain, especially when consisting of large teams, time constraints and long distance as it requires a higher sense of working together. However, a formal description of collaborative design as a system made of elements, agents, sub-systems and relationships could open a path to potentially improve production efficiency and stream collective intelligence. The CISP is a first attempt methodology to support collaborative design based on the empirical analysis of a single case study involving a multi-disciplinary team competing in an international architectural idea competition. The methodology operates through interdependencies on three layers: organization, planning and shared workspace. By articulating methods, tools, team members and project phases, the CISP fosters an integrated design system and a fluent design process.


Collective intelligence Collaborative design Systemic approach Decision support system 



The Researchers would like to address a warm thank you to the members of the TarTar Team for agreeing to take part in this case study.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Independent ResearcherCachanFrance
  2. 2.DICATEChTechnical University of BariBariItaly
  3. 3.LAMSADE-CNRSUniversité Paris-DauphineParisFrance
  4. 4.LUCIDUniversité de LiègeLiègeBelgium

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