Contents t Automating Design and Construction; Green Automation; Engaging with Complexity; Space Planning with Synthetic User Experience; Algorithmic Principles for Facade and Building Automation Systems; Custom Designed Structures and Facades with Parametric-Algorithmic BIM Systems; Parametric-Algorithmic Automated Modeling and Fabrication; Integrated Project Delivery and Total Building Automation; Optimization Algorithms for Building Energy Demand Optimization; Customized Algorithmic Engineering of a Curved Cable Stayed Facade; Siemens Digital (Self-Learning) Factories and Automation; Automated Fabrication and Assembly; Customized Pre-Fabrication in Hospitals; Robotic Fabrication; Automating Design via Machine Learning Algorithms; Automating Construction via n-D Digital Manufacturing; Conclusion.
About the Author Thomas Spiegelhalter is co-director of the Structures and Environmental Technologies Lab at the Department of Architecture at Florida International University and teaches Sustainability Graduate Studio and Environmental Systems in Architecture. He earned his master in design and architecture from the University of the Arts in Berlin. Alfredo Andia is a professor in the Department of Architecture at Florida International University. He earned his Ph.D. from the College of Environmental Design at the University of California, Berkeley.