Book Title: Routledge Companion to Artificial Intelligence in Architecture

Editors: Imdat As + Prithwish Basu

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group

Status: In Publication. May 2021.

[Cover Image Credits: Project Blockerties 2018. Daniel Koehler, Rasa Navasaityte with Junyi Bai, Anna Galika, Qiuru Pu, Large City Architecture Research, The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL London.]


DESCRIPTION: Providing the most comprehensive source available, this book surveys the state of the art in Artificial Intelligence (AI) as it relates to architecture. Organized in four parts: theoretical foundations, tools and techniques; AI in research and AI in architectural practice it provides a framework for the issues surrounding AI and offers a variety of perspectives. It contains twenty-four consistently illustrated contributions examining seminal work on AI from around the world, including the United States, Europe and Asia. It articulates current theoretical and practical methods, offers critical views on tools and techniques and suggests future directions for meaningful uses of AI technology. Architects and educators who are concerned with the advent of AI and its ramifications for the design industry will find this book an essential reference.