Supporting Design Decision Making Through Using ParaSIM Framework: Using parametric design approach for improved building energy modelling
This article reports on on-going research exploring how architects process, utilize and assess information before translating it into a computational model. This research intends to demystify how “design knowledge” is obtained, used and processed in the age of computation. We conduct this investigation through “energy performance modelling” whereby we create the crucial link between “information” and “modelling” as the two components of computational processing of design knowledge. One of the main contributions of this research will be the development of a more direct link and useful methods for the translation of information into data inputs to support computational thinking and modelling processes.
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