Generative design tools for novice designers: issues for selection

Scott C. Chase

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Computer-based generative design tools are often restricted in their scope due to implementation issues. These simple applications can serve as teaching aids for novice designers. Characterizations of generative tools and methods are described as a means of determining appropriate pedagogical tools.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)689-698
Number of pages10
JournalAutomation in Construction
Issue number6
Early online date12 Feb 2005
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2005


  • generative design
  • designers
  • computer aided design
  • architecture
  • teaching


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