16. Interview with Lars Hesselgren, Director PLP Research

  1. Dr Tuba Kocatürk MSc Digital Architectural Design architect Senior Lecturer Programme Director and
  2. Dr Benachir Medjdoub PhD Lecturer Principal Investigator Reader
  1. Lars Hesselgren1 and
  2. Dr Benachir Medjdoub PhD Lecturer Principal Investigator Reader2

Published Online: 20 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444392395.ch16

Distributed Intelligence in Design

Distributed Intelligence in Design

How to Cite

Hesselgren, L. and Medjdoub, B. (2011) Interview with Lars Hesselgren, Director PLP Research, in Distributed Intelligence in Design (eds T. Kocatürk and B. Medjdoub), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444392395.ch16

Editor Information

  1. School of the Built Environment, Salford University, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    PLP Architecture, UK

  2. 2

    School of the Built Environment, Salford University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 7 JAN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444333381

Online ISBN: 9781444392395

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Keywords:

  • interview, with Lars Hesselgren, Director PLP Research;
  • PLP, a relatively new architectural practice - five former London partners of Kohn Pedersen Fox in summer 2009;
  • PLP, strong track record in computational design – groups, dedicated to computational and parametric design;
  • extending computational design - beyond sphere of geometry;
  • sustainability experts, discovering ways of using computation - areas of environmental design;
  • PLP, supporting applied research - rare in architectural practice;
  • Lars Hesselgren, saying ‘Our research strategy is to develop better tools that allow us to do better design’;
  • variation, teams at PLP - embedding digital tools in design process;
  • problem of interoperability, between different systems - interoperability issues between CAD systems;
  • commercial design software, in architectural practice - Rhino, easy-to-use 3-D modeler, less exact than other modellers

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The interview