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
krawczyk@iit.edu

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