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PPADD Conference in Sharjah

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PPADD Conference in Sharjah

  At the conference “Representation: Process and Practice Across Design Disciplines” at the American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, on February 15-17, Nicolai Steinø presented a paper entitled “Architectural Drawing: Notation, Reflection, Communication and Presentation”. Download the paper here.

Mapping the Architectural Genome

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Mapping the Architectural Genome

The eCAADe 2017 conference took place in Rome at the Sapienza University Department of Faculty of Civil and Industrial Engineering, which is located in a beautiful old convent. Nicolai Steinø presented a paper at the conference entitled “Mapping the Architectural Genome – A Preliminary Study of Facade Syntax”. Read the paper here. As its point…

Town Planning Meeting

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Town Planning Meeting

  Nicolai Steinø was invited to present his research on parametric urban design at the annual Danish Townplanning Meeting in Vordingborg, Denmark, on October 1-2, 2015. At the event, he presented a video (in Danish) explaining his work. Nicolai Steinø’s contribution was covered in Byplan Nyt, No. 4, 2015, p. 7 (in Danish).

Architecturae et Artibus

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Architecturae et Artibus

  Published in Architecturae et Artibus, vol. 19, no. 1, 2014 Parametric urban design is a potentially powerful tool for collaborative urban design processes. Rather than making one-off designs which need to be redesigned from the ground up in case of changes, parametric design tools make it possible keep the design open while at the same…

eCAADe at TU Delft

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eCAADe at TU Delft

  The eCAADe 2013 conference took place in the fantastic spaces of the Delft University of Technology Faculty of Architecture. Nicolai Steinø presented a paper at the conference, coauthored by Mine Özkar, Istanbul Technical University, and Miray Baş Yıldırım entitled “Parametric Design Strategies for Collaborative Urban Design”. Read the article here.  

Article in Planum

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Article in Planum

  Nicolai Steinø and Esben Obeling has co-authored a research article with Karima Benbih, Virginia Tech University, Washington, which has been published in the italian academic online journal Planum. The Journal of Urbanism. no. 26, vol. 1, 2013. The article entitled “Using Parametrics to Facilitate Collaborative Urban Design: An Attempt to Overcome some Inherent Dilemmas”, was presented at the…

Hybrid City 2 in Athens

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Hybrid City 2 in Athens

  Nicolai Steinø and Esben Obeling have authored an article on parametric urban design as a communication tool in urban design processes. The article has been accepted for the Hybrid City 2 conference in Athens, May 23-25, 2013. The article discusses three aspects. First, parametric urban design is explained as a concept and why it is…

Invited Speaker at ESRI Seminar

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Invited Speaker at ESRI Seminar

  Nicolai Steinø, MA Arch, PhD, GDBA, is an associate professor at Aalborg University where he works with CityEngine in his research and teaching. He explores the software’s potential in relation to communicative design processes. Visualization of spatio-architectural aspects of urban space and scenario building are both central elements of user participation and interdisciplinary collaboration….

Shaping Design Teaching

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Shaping Design Teaching

  Shaping Design Teaching is new book on form-making, edited by Nicolai Steinø og Mine Özkar. The book presents an overview of form-making as it is taught in different architecture and design programs across the world. This diverse collection of pedagogical experiences will certainly be of interest to architecture and design instructors as well as…

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