Programming.Architecture is a simple and concise introduction to the history of computing and computational design, explaining the basics of algorithmic thinking and the use of the computer as a tool for design and architecture. Paul Coates, a pioneer of CAAD, demonstrates algorithmic thinking through projects and student work collated through his years of teaching students of computing and design. The book takes a detailed and practical look at what the techniques and philosophy of coding entail, and gives the reader many qglimpses under the hoodq in the form of code snippets and examples of algorithms. This is essential reading for student and professional architects and designers interested in how the development of computers has influenced the way we think about, and design for, the built environment.... to confusion as the pointer jumps about uselessly since the eye/hand coupling cannot work (this is less of a problem now, ... When you turn the mouse around ( or try to work looking at the screen in a mirror a as anyone who has tried to set up a back ... the obstructions visible on the screen is still a powerful affect, currently available to all via the Nintendo Wii machinea#39;s ... in the beginning was the word 39.
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