“Instant architecture” by Wonka, Wimmer, Sillion and Ribarsky

  • ©Peter Wonka, Michael Wimmer, François X. Sillion, and William Ribarsky




    Instant architecture



    This paper presents a new method for the automatic modeling of architecture. Building designs are derived using split grammars, a new type of parametric set grammar based on the concept of shape. The paper also introduces an attribute matching system and a separate control grammar, which offer the flexibility required to model buildings using a large variety of different styles and design ideas. Through the adaptive nature of the design grammar used, the created building designs can either be generic or adhere closely to a specified goal, depending on the amount of data available.


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