Shape morphology

Shifting from lurking to contributing some of the resources that I’ve enjoyed, like George Stiny’s Shape. I used to be able to get the whole book online but this time I was only able to find the first chapter: http://mit.usiu.ac.ke/courses/architecture/4-273-introduction-to-design-inquiry-fall-2001/lecture-notes/stinycalculatewithshapes.pdf

I think it has some really nice ways of thinking about relational grammars in generative shape making, sort of like Constructive Solid Geometry, but with a bit more attention to lines and simple forms.

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Hi @devendorf, thanks for the reference. I found the book and haven’t had a proper read yet but from a skim it looks really excellent.

I thought the topic deserved it’s own thread, not sure about the current title (shape morphology) though and there’s some overlap with Pattern notation and Symbols and alphabets but lets see…