6. Emergence and Convergence of Knowledge in Building Production: Knowledge-Based Design and Digital Manufacturing

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

Published Online: 20 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444392395.ch6

Distributed Intelligence in Design

Distributed Intelligence in Design

How to Cite

Lyon, E. (2011) Emergence and Convergence of Knowledge in Building Production: Knowledge-Based Design and Digital Manufacturing, in Distributed Intelligence in Design (eds T. Kocatürk and B. Medjdoub), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444392395.ch6

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Universidad Católica, Chile

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:

  • emergence and convergence of knowledge in building production - knowledge-based design and digital manufacturing;
  • computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) applications;
  • CAD systems1 in building production - limited to drafting systems;
  • design, a cognitive process - meaningful artifacts through knowledge capture, generation, manipulation, synthesis and communication process;
  • design intelligence, ability of designers - to acquire, generate and apply design knowledge;
  • division between design and construction - division between design and construction evolution;
  • design for manufacturing, or DfM - area in product development and application in manufacturing sectors;
  • fundamental strategy in DfM - verifying a potential product design;
  • building lifecycle diagram

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The division between design and construction

  • Production of space vs building production

  • Design for manufacturing (DfM)

  • Building production

  • Implementation of DfM in building production

  • Knowledge-based design

  • Conclusions

  • References