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2020

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A data-driven approach to inform planning process in informal settlements

Official data on informal settlements are outdated, scarce, and sometimes nonexistent. Also, existing digital tools to produce spatial data on urban form are not prepared to deal with their degree [...]

city information modeling;      parametric modeling;      informal settlements;      geographic information system

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2019

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A New Approach to the Cultural Heritage Documentation Process

Looking at the existing tools for preservation in patrimony, we perceive an over-appreciation in material heritage conservation over intangibles. Through the implementation of algorithmic [...]

cultural heritage;     parametric modeling;     process documentation;     shape grammar;     brazilian design

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2018

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Participatory processes in the contemporary city: What is the role of Information and Communication Technologies?

Urban planning is composed of actions that bring together actors and diverse interests and, therefore, many obstacles. Participation is a fundamental factor for the success of these processes in search [...]

participation;     city;      information and communication technologies

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2020

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No Retreat from Change: Landscape Information Modelling as a Design Tool for a Resilient Community: The Case of Poço da Draga in Fortaleza, Brazil

Considering adaptation to the challenges of climate change, this paper presents a case study that explores the concept of Landscape Information Modeling (LIM) as a decision-making and design tool [...]

inteligent landscapes;     flood risk;     parametric modeling;     landscape information modeling

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2019

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Informal Settlements and City Information Modeling - Producing data to inform land use regulation in Fortaleza-Brazil

In recent years, several advances have occurred concerning the legitimacy of precarious informal settlements in Brazil. In spite of this progress in the legal dimension, little has been made concerning [...]

informal settlements;     city information modeling;     urban regulation;     ZEIS Bom Jardim

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2017

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Documentation and digital fabrication methods for restoration of eclectic metal ornaments

Eclectic architecture has several elements called ornaments, which have a high geometric complexity and bring questions about its documentation and restoration. Those ornaments are made from [...]

eclectic architecture;      ornaments;      fabrication;      photogrametry

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