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ERIC Number: ED017121
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 55
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THE COMPUTER AND THE ARCHITECTURAL PROFESSION.
HAVILAND, DAVID S.
THE ROLE OF ADVANCING TECHNOLOGY IN THE FIELD OF ARCHITECTURE IS DISCUSSED IN THIS REPORT. PROBLEMS IN COMMUNICATION AND THE DESIGN PROCESS ARE IDENTIFIED. ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF COMPUTERS ARE MENTIONED IN RELATION TO MAN AND MACHINE INTERACTION. PRESENT AND FUTURE IMPLICATIONS OF COMPUTER USAGE ARE IDENTIFIED AND DISCUSSED WITH RESPECT TO--(1) PROGRAMING, (2) SITE ANALYSIS, (3) BUILDING DESIGN, (4) CIVIL AND STRUCTURAL DESIGN, (5) ENVIRONMENT AND EQUIPMENT, (6) CITY AND REGIONAL PLANNING, AND (7) OFFICE AND JOB MANAGEMENT. DEMANDS ON COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY AND THE ARCHITECTURAL PROFESSION ARE INDICATED. A TECHNICAL SUPPLEMENT ON COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY IS INCLUDED ON--(1) COMPUTER PROGRAMING, (2) HARDWARE, (3) THE COMPUTER, (4) NON-COMPUTER METHODS, AND (5) A GLOSSARY OF TERMS RELATED TO COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY. (MM)
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Authoring Institution: Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst., Troy, NY. Center for Architectural Research.
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