Cultural and social program

June 15 and 16: workshops
June 17, 18 and 19: main CAAD Futures’09 Conference
June 20: social and cultural program: VDM Guided Tours

Ideation and design workshops

Monday, June 15, 9h00-12h30 and Tuesday, June 16, 9h00-12h30:
A1: Parametric modeling for exploration of design options and adaptability to change
Volker Mueller (Bentley Systems)

Evening, Monday, June 15, 19h00:
A2: Parametric Modeling Dinner
Hosts: Earl Mark, Volker Mueller, Robert Woodbury

Restaurant: Bistro Olivieri

Tuesday, 16 June, 13h30-17h30:
A3: Parametric Design Tools in Skilled Hands: Methods of Engaging Complexity
Robert Woodbury (SFU) & Earl Mark (Virginia)               

Monday, June 15, 13h30-17h30 PM
B: Computational Inspiration and exploration
Mark Rodney & Luca Frattari

CAAD Futures’09 Conference
All articles sur CUMINCAD

Wednesday, June 17
9h00-9h15 Welcome address: Conference Chairs and Dean of the Faculty
9h15 -
Keynote lecture: Yehuda Kalay
The Impact of Information Technology on Architectural Design in the 21st Century
10h15-10h30 Coffee break
Session: Joining collaboration languages
10h30 -
Un "collaboratoire" comme nouveau contexte pour la transformation des pratiques via la technologie
Daniel Forgues and Yoann Eugenie
École de technologie supérieure, Montréal

Evaluating the use of 3D virtual worlds in collaborative design learning
Ning Gu, Walaiporn Nakapan*, Anthony Williams and Leman Gul**
School of Architecture and Built Environment, University of Newcastle; *Faculty of Architecture, Rangsit University; **Architecture Program, International University of Sarajevo
Australia, *Thailand, **Bosnia and Herzegovina

Design tools and collaborative ideation
Tomás Dorta, Annemarie Lesage and Edgar Pérez
Hybridlab, School of Industrial Design, Université de Montréal

10 min General discussion
12h00 -
Associate Sponsor (SolidThinking)
Human Thinking and Computational Inspiration: New Challenges and Opportunities for Architecture and Product Design
  Poster session
12h20 -
1. L`habitat numérique. Contribution au sens de l`habiter contemporain
2. The impact of three cognitive functions on digital media aided architectural ideation:A proposed investigation
3. LEGO Free-Form?
4. Concept Design Tool Requirements
5. Designing three dimensional image generator
12h40-13h30 Catered lunch
Session: Joining heritage cultures
13h30 -
Compréhension, communication et gestion de l`esprit du lieu : patrimoine et stratégies de développement durable à l’aide des TIC
Nada El-Khoury and Giovanni De Paoli
CAD research Group (GRCAO), Faculty of Environmental Design, University of Montreal

Making use of 3D programming to document and enhance an architectural vocabulary: Case study dealing with artefacts of the Canadian built heritage
Nathalie Charbonneau and Pierre Grussenmeyer
UMR MAP 694, Équipe PAGE, Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Strasbourg

Techniques on heritage preservation using lighting computation virtual environment
Ahmad Rafi, Avijit Paul, Siti Noraishah, Mohd Nazri, Mohamad Izani* and Aishah Razak Faculty of Creative Multimedia, Multimedia University; *Department of Architecture, University of Strathclyde
Malaysia, *Scotland

Generation of architectural parametric components: Cultural heritage 3D modelling
Christine Chevrier and Jean-Pierre Perrin
CRAI, UMR MAP 694-School of Architecture of Nancy, France

Architectural Design Analysis, Historical Reconstruction and Structured Archival using 3D Models: Techniques, methodology and long term preservation of digital models
Stefan Boeykens and Herman Neuckermans
K.U.Leuven Dept. of Architecture, Urbanism and Planning

Virtual heritage: Reality and criticism
Beng-Kiang Tan and Hafizur Rahaman,
Department of Architecture, School of Design and Environment, National University of Singapore

15h30-16h00  Coffee break
Joining ideation visions Joining cultural interactions
16h00 -
Outil évolutionnaire d`aide à la conception architecturale créative: Mise en œuvre d’un algorithme génétique et prise en compte des paramètres environnementaux
Philippe Marin, Hervé Lequay and Jean-Claude Bignon*
UMR MAP 694 /ARIA, École Nationale Supérieure d‘Architecture de Lyon; * UMR MAP 694 / CRAI, École Nationale Supérieure d‘Architecture de Nancy

Emergent symmetries: visual computations - A group theoretical analysis of the Smith House by Richard Meier
Edouard Din and Athanassios Economou*
Tuskegee University; *Georgia Institute of Technology

SPATIALGENESIS: Event Based Digital Space Making
Joanna Crotch, Robert Mantho and Martyn Horner*
Glasgow School of Art

A Morphology of Pattern for Kinetic Facades
Jules Moloney
CRIDA, University of Melbourne

Sniffing space II: The use of artificial ant colonies to generate circulation patterns in buildings
Tim Ireland
Bartlett School of Graduate Studies, University College London
Technological Interventions for Hand Hygiene Adherence: Research and intervention for smart patient room
Ellen Yi-Luen Do
Georgia Institute of Technology

Enhancing synergies between computer science and urban disciplines: Semi-automated applications for tangible user interfaces, a case study
Andrea Boerner and Valérie Maquil
University of Applied Arts Vienna, Vienna University of Technology

Human visual perception in built environment: Applying image-based approach for architectural cue recognition
Qunli Chen and Bauke de Vries
DDSS group, Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, Eindhoven University of Technology
The Netherlands

Smart Topological Geometry: An Interactive Tool for Coordination of Spatial Topology and Geometry
Chieh-Jen Lin
Department of Interior Design, Tainan University of Technology

Dynamic ornament: climatically responsive surfaces in architectural design
Mark Meagher, David Van der Maas, Christian Abegg and Jeffrey Huang
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
10 min General discussion
18h30 Conference cocktail

Wednesday, June 17

18h30: Conference cocktail
Place: The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Announcement of the last "Trame" magazine
"Research by project: 10 young researchers in architecture at the Université de Montréal"

Thursday, June 18
9h00 -
Keynote lecture: Ranulph Glanville
Lecture: Designing, Researching, Knowing, and a little Computing
10h15-10h30 Coffee break
Session: Joining education visions
10h30 -
Environnement numérique d`apprentissage et de conception en architecture
Manon Guité, Ivanka Iordanova, Giovanni De Paoli, Temy Tidafi and Jacques Lachapelle
Université de Montréal

The Secret Garden via CAD education: Online digital architectural information presentation
Verdy Kwee
The United Arab Emirates University

BIM in Academia: Shifting our attention from product to process
Paola Sanguinetti
Georgia Institute of Technology; University of Kansas

Reciprocal Relationship of Conceptualization and Design Problem Definition: A proposed approach for an architectural design studio
Wael Abdelhameed
University of Bahrain

Parametric methods of exploration and creativity during architectural design: A Case Study in the Design Studio
Ivanka Iordanova, Temy Tidafi, Manon Guité, Giovanni De Paoli and Jacques Lachapelle
CAD Research Group, Université de Montréal

10 min General discussion
  Poster session
12h20 -
1 A Syncretization of architecture, engineering and science: The use of CAD technology as a pedagogical tool in the teaching of environmentally sustainable design
2 Source Studio, Teaching programming for Architectural Design
3 Towards a smart living environment: Happy Healthy Living with Ambient Intelligence and Technology
4 Place-making in online virtual environment: The Case of Second Life
5 Transformation of Housing in the ecology of desert climate: A Bioclimatic -Passive Solar Design vision of the Building integration with a dry environment
12h40-13h30 Catered Lunch
Session: Joining performative languages
13h30 -
Spécification géométrique des concepts architecturaux dans le cadre de la thermique du bâtiment
Roland Juchmes, Vincent Delfosse, Stéphane Safin and Pierre Leclercq
LUCID-ULg: Lab for User Cognition and Innovative Design, University of Liège

Building design as individual compromise between qualities and costs: A general approach for automated building generation under permanent cost and quality control
Benjamin Dillenburger, Markus Braach and Ludger Hovestadt
Chair of CAAD, ETH Zurich

L’analyse dimensionnelle comme aide à l`optimisation en phase de conception architecturale: Applications à des cas de structures
Thierry Ciblac
Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Paris La Villette ARIAM-LAREA

Contextual ontology support as external knowledge representation for building information modelling
Ipek Gursel, Sevil Sariyildiz, Rudi Stouffs, Ömer Akin*
Delft University of Technology; *Carnegie Mellon University
The Netherlands, *USA

Design with space syntax analysis based on building information model: Towards an interactive application of building information model in early design process
Yongzhi Li, Jumphon Lertlakkhanakul*, Seongki Lee** and Jinwon Choi
Dept. of Housing and Interior Design, Yonsei University; *Institute of Millennium Environmental Design & Research, Yonsei University; **Institute of Building Technology, Department of Architecture, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich
South Korea, **Switzerland

Architectural Objects and Systems Building
Fredrik Wikberg and Anders Ekholm
Design Methodology, Department of Construction Sciences, Lund University, Faculty of Engineering

15h30-16h00 Coffee break
Joining virtual and augmented cultures Joining ideation visions 2
16h00 -
La perception de l’espace urbain par la Réalité virtuelle
Souha Tahrani and Guillaume Moreau*
Faculté d’Architecture, Université de Damas; *CERMA UMR CNRS 1563, Ecole Centrale de Nantes
Syria, *France

World8: International Working Group for New Virtual Reality Applications in Architecture
Yoshihiro Kobayashi*1, Ronald Hawke*2, Kostas Terzidis*3, Taro Narahara*3, Wael Abdlhameed*4, Tomohiro Fukuda*5, Claudio Labarca*6, Carlos Calderon*7 and Michael Jemtrud*8
*1 Arizona State University, USA
*2 Zayed University, UAE
*3 Harvard University, USA
*4 University of Bahrain, BAHRAIN
*5 Osaka University, JAPAN
*6 Catholic University in Chile, CHILE
*7 Newcastle University, UK
*8 McGill University, CANADA

Outdoor Mobile Augmented Reality For Past and Future On-Site Architectural Visualizations
Daniel Hii Jun Chung, Steven Zhou Zhiying, Jayashree Karlekar, Miriam Schneider and Lu Weiquan
Interactive Multimedia Lab, National University of Singapore

Tangible augmented reality: A new design instructional technology
(Irene) Rui Chen and Xiangyu Wang
The University of Sydney

Using multi-level virtual environments as a medium for conducting design review through a shared IFC dataset
Matthew Swarts and Hugo Sheward
Georgia Institute of Technology

Physics-based Generative Design
Ramtin Attar, Robert Aish, Jos Stam, Duncan Brinsmead, Alex Tessier, Michael Glueck and Azam Khan
AutoDesk Research

Emergent space diagrams: The application of swarm intelligence to the problem of automatic plan generation
Tim Ireland
Bartlett School of Graduate Studies, University College London

An evolutionary system for design exploration
Patrick Janssen
National University of Singapore

Grammars of designs and grammars for designing: Grammar-based patterns for urban design
José Beirão, José Duarte* and Rudi Stouffs**
Faculty of Architecture, TU Lisbon, Faculty of Architecture, TU Delft; *Faculty of Architecture, TU Lisbon; **Faculty of Architecture, TU Delft
Netherland, *Portugal

Analysing the significance of problem solving expertise and computational tool proficiency in design ideation
Sherif M. Abdelmohsen and Ellen Yi-Luen Do
Georgia Institute of Technology

L`invention possible des architectures numériques. Recours aux images: du modèle à la construction
Sébastien Bourbonnais
Université Laval & *ENSA-Paris-Malaquais
Canada, *France

10 min General discussion
18h30 Conference dinner

Thursday, June 18

18h30: Conference dinner
Place: Le Bateau-Mouche de Montreal

Friday, June 19
9h00 -
Keynote lecture: Gale Moore
Lecture: Connected Spaces are Social Places: Supporting Collaboration Over Distance
10h15-10h30 Coffee break
Session: Joining thinking and knowledge cultures
10h30 -
DDNET: The conceptual structure of digital design. Emerging Body of Concepts of Digital Architecture
Rivka Oxman
Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning, Haifa

How do media influence one`s thinking? The ‘habit media’ in design thinking
Pei-Chien Hung
National Chiao Tung University

The Topics of CAAD: an Evolutionary Perspective - A Research for Representing the Space of CAAD
Anand Bhatt and Bob Martens*
ABA-NET/Architexturez Imprints; *Vienna University of Technology
India, *Austria

Multimodal Representations of Architectural Design Knowledge: Interaction between Visual and Ontological Models
Ajla Aksamija and Ivanka Iordanova*
Perkins+Will; *Université de Montréal
USA, *Canada

Barcode housing system: Integrating floor plan layout generation processes within an open and collaborative system to design and build customized housing
Leandro Madrazo, Álvaro Sicilia, Mar González and Angel Martin Cojo
ARC Enginyeria i Arquitectura La Salle, Universitat Ramon Llull, Barcelona

10 min General discussion
Poster Session
12h20 -
1. The modular units of CAD/CAM fabrication
2. Visual Programming for Architecture
3. Delivery types and communication modalities in the flat-pack furniture design critic
4. Construction Improvements for the Making of Free-Form Glass Surfaces
5. Spatial faithful display groupware for remote design collaboration
6. Bio-shell (Biodegradable vacuum-formed modularized shelter)
12h00-13h30 Catered Lunch
Joining prototyping and management languages Joining parametric and advanced geometric visions
13h30 -
Digital Wood Craft
Martin Tamke and Mette Ramsgard Thomsen
Centre for IT and Architecture, CITA, Royal Academy of Fine Arts

Prototyping dynamic architecture: Material Properties as Design Parameters
Bernhard Sommer and Norbert Palz*
Institute of Architecture, University of Applied Arts Vienna; *Centre for Information Technology and Architecture (CITA), Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts
Austria, *Denmark

RFID applications in a building project
Juhyun Lee, Jeong Hwa Song and Kunsoo Oh
Namseoul University
South Korea

Web-Based Application on Cost Estimation of Curtain Wall System
Chung-Lun Kuo and Charles Eastman
Georgia Institute of Technology

Dynamic plan modelling and visualization: Converting an urban development plan into a transition scenario
Bauke de Vries, Joran Jessurun and Gaby Sadowski-Rasters*
Eindhoven University of Technology; *Municipality Eindhoven
The Netherlands

Tools for Conviviality: Transcribing Design
Elif Kendir, Tim Schork
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Computation-friendly shape grammars: Detailed by a sub-framework over parametric 2D rectangular shapes
Kui Yue, Ramesh Krishnamurti and Francois Grobler*
Carnegie Mellon University; *Construction Engineering Research Laboratory, Champaign, IL

Programming framework for architectural design: ANAR+: Object Oriented Geometry
Guillaume LaBelle, Julien Nembrini and Jeffrey Huang
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

A light-based parametric design model: The application of the inverse lighting in the design of the Louvre Abu Dhabi museum
Vincent Tourre and Francis Miguet

Digital design exploration of structural morphologies integrating adaptable modules: A Design Process based on Parametric Modeling
Michela Turrin, Axel Kilian, Rudi Stouffs and Sevil Sariyildiz
Faculty of Architecture, Delft University of Technology
The Netherlands

Visual sensitivity analysis of parametric design models: Improving Agility in Design
Halil Erhan, Rob Woodbury and Nahal H. Salmasi
Simon Fraser University

10 min General discussion
15h30-16h00 Coffee break
Session: Joining simulation cultures
16h00 -
An Agent-Based Street Simulator
Chiung-Hui Chen
Department of Digital Media Design, Asia University

Designing for the unpredictable: Novel model for the design of Emergence through Real-world Behavior
Daniel Rosenberg
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Cambridge, MA

On the simulation of pedestrian behavior: A stochastic model based on Markov chain and information space
Shen-Guan Shih, Yen-Hung Chen, Shan-Ching Hu and Ching-Yuan Lin
National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
Taiwan, China

Architectural shape generating through environmental forces
Giuseppe Pellitteri, Raimondo Lattuca, Salvatore Concialdi, Giuseppe Conti* and Raffaele De Amicis*
Dipartimento di Progetto e Costruzione Edilizia, Università di Palermo, Viale Delle Scienze, Palermo; *Fondazione GraphiTech, Trento

17h30 - 18h00 Closing ceremony

Saturday, June 20

Visits to media arts institutes and software companies in Montreal

Montreal City Tour
9h00 to 13h00

Day Trip to Quebec City
8h00 to 20h00

More details and reservation from the page "venue & lodging"