In this webinar, you’ll learn how to perform quantitative analysis of urban space using various components from the DeCodingSpaces Toolkit for Rhino/GH on a real-life project. You’ll learn how to analyse Street Networks effectively to compute real life phenomena such as the distribution of functions in a city or the movement patterns of citizens. Finally, you’ll also be introduced to the various methods for the synthesis of urban morphology (street networks, plots, and buildings) and how they connect to the analysis methods.
What is the DeCodingSpaces-Toolbox?
The DeCodingSpaces-Toolbox for Grasshopper is a collection of analytical and generative components for algorithmic architectural and urban planning. The toolbox is free software released by the Computational Planning Group (CPlan) and is a result of long term collaboration between academic institutions and praxis partners across the globe with the common goal to increase the efficiency and quality of architecture and urban planning. It integrates established urban analysis methods, extend them with new features and introduces new methods for the analysis and synthesis of urban morphology.
● Introduction to urban analysis and synthesis methods
● Overview of the DeCodingSpaces-Toolbox for Rhino/GH
● How to use Isovist Analysis in Rhino/GH
● Understanding of network analysis methods
● How to compute shortest paths, centrality and accessibility
● How to synthesize street networks, parcels and buildings
+ Bonus PRO Tips
Thursday, Jan 25, 2018, 12:00 am
- 1:30 am
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Who can attend
Dial-in available? (listen only)
Introduction to urban morphology analysis
Introduction of the DeCodingSpaces-Toolbox
Hands-on examples for using the analysis and synthesis components
Bonus PRO Tips
Q & A
Education & learning
Science & tech
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Research assistant at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Faculty of Architecture
Martin Bielik research assistant and at the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar – Germany (Prof. Dr. Dirk Donath, Chair of Computer Science in Architecture) and co-founder of DecodingSpaces GbR. He graduated in...
Junior-Professor for Computational Architecture, Bauhaus-University Weimar
After studying architecture and urban planning in Munich and Kaiserslautern Reinhard König completed his PhD thesis in 2009 at the University of Karlsruhe. From 2007 - 2012 Dr. König has worked as a research assistant and appointed Interim...
Chair of computer science in Architecture, Faculty of Architecture, Bauhaus-University Weimar
Sven is a lecturer and researcher in the field of architectural planning support systems. He is interim professor for the chair of computer science in architecture at the Bauhaus-University Weimar and founding partner of DecodingSpaces GbR. He...
Katja Knecht is a researcher in Cognitive Design Computing within the Big Data-Informed Urban Design and Governance project at the ETH Future Cities Laboratory Singapore (FCL). With an interdisciplinary background in media, architecture, and...