17. A Computer Scientist’s Dream System for Designing Houses—Mind to Machine
UNC GRIP Molecular Graphics System user consoleJames Lipscomb
Pyramids, cathedrals, and rockets exist not because of geometry, theory of structures, or thermodynamics, but because they were first pictures—literally visions—in the minds of those who conceived them.
EUGENE FERGUSON , ENGINEERINGAND THE MIND’S EYE
Suppose one could imagine into existence an ideal computer system for the architectural design of houses and other buildings. What would it be like?
A professional architect is obviously better equipped than I to envision an entire ...