ACSA Conference On Growth and Form
University of Waterloo, Oct. 5-7, 2001

Experiments in Architectural Form Generation Using Cellular Automata

Robert J. Krawczyk
Illinois Institute of Technology
College of Architecture

Forms after eight generations

Isometric and plan view

Elevation views
Original cells

Square cells
with 10% overlap

Square cells
with 100% overlap

Circle cells
with 10% overlap

Superellipse cells
with 30% overlap

Rotated Square cells
with 100% overlap

Octagon cells
with 42% overlap

Hexagon cells
with 37% overlap