Using Interactive Evolution to Design Behaviors for Non-deterministic Self-organized Construction

Mary Katherine Heinrich, Payam Zahadat, John Harding, Mads Nikolaj Brandt, Emil Fabritius Buchwald, Leonardo Castaman, Kit Wai Chan, Malte Harrig, Stian Vestly Holte, Lynn Kieffer, Jens Lee Jørgensen, Chao-Yuan Liang, Erik Lima Skjæveland, Sofie Lund Michaelsen, Viktoria Millentrup, Suna Petersen, Martin Petrov, Enrico Pontello, Fabian Puller, Gabriella RossiJohanne Marie Skalle, Sofia Stylianou, Alma Bangsgaard Svendsen, James Walker, Paul Nicholas, Phil Ayres

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Self-organizing construction is an emerging subdomain for on-site construction robots. This not only presents new challenges for robotics, but due to the stochasticity involved in such systems, impacts the modeling and prediction of resulting built structures. Self-organizing models have been explored by architects for generative design and for optimization, but so far have infrequently been studied in the context of construction. Here we present a strategy for architects to design with non-deterministic self-organizing behaviors, using interactive evolution to incorporate user judgment. We introduce our “Integrated Growth Projection” method, having implemented it into a software pipeline for early phase design. We test the software with an initial user group of architects, to see whether the method and pipeline helps them design a non-deterministic self-organizing behavior. The user group creates several hybrid controllers that reliably solve their chosen design tasks.
Publikationsdatojun. 2018
Antal sider8
StatusUdgivet - jun. 2018
BegivenhedSymposium on Simulation for Architecture & Urban Design 2018 - TU Delft, Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, Delft, Holland
Varighed: 5 jun. 20187 jun. 2018


KonferenceSymposium on Simulation for Architecture & Urban Design 2018
LokationTU Delft, Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment

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