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Complexity, Planning & Urbanism

New MArch Atelier at the Manchester School of Architecture: Developing new theoretical approaches & computational tools using a complexity science framework (systems, self-organisation, emergence, intelligence, structural change, adaptation) for the design, management, governance and understanding of future cities related to climate change, citizen participation, development strategies, resilient interventions, policy making, urban morphology and capacity management.

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Monthly archives for October, 2010

2010

Cellular Automata_(non-directional growth model_incorporating height map)

This is our 2nd attempt in creating a cellular automata model that incorporates the use of height map. Three algorithms…

2010

MAPPING & INDEXING – 3RD SPACE SERIES 01

A street level photographic mapping study of a large part of the city of Jingdezhen (China), leading to the selection…

2010

Basic CA Growth Patterns with 2 starting points in differentiated fields

As part of the research unit, I have used the same CA with two different starting points and watched them…

Cellular Automata – First Attempt

Cellular automaton Test 1 from James Rixon on Vimeo. This is my first go at a basic cellular Automata using…

Cellular Automaton mk2 (with relief map)

This CA gets ‘height’ data from the red channel in the following image map: It stores this information in a…

2010

Cellular Automata_(non-directional growth model_incorporating probability) 01

As part of the ongoing introductory exercises to computational methods¬†for Architecture and Urban Design,¬†we are familiarising ourselves with various programming…

2010

Ganz_Feld_Verwand-Lung (Flux Territories – the beginning 01)

An exceptional piece of work by Robert Buehler as part of his final undergraduate year at The University of Nottingham,…

Cellular Automaton mk1

This is my first attempt at a cellular automaton, using a two dimensional array to store the on/off status of…

2010

Stochastic Model for Node/Intersection Based Complex Street Patterns (Preliminary Version 01)

An early version of the node based stochastic search process scripted to generate rule based complex or informal street patterns…

CA with attractors/detractors

Student: Eric Cheung Studio Unit: 6 Tutor: Ulysses Sengupta (SoftGrid Limited) Course: Diploma in Architecture (Graduate School) Institution: University of…