Development of Intelligent Pattern for Modeling a Parametric Program for Public Space (Case Study: Isfahan, Mosalla, Iran)


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Islamic arts consist of several parts and could be noticed in works such as tiling, plaster works, stalactite work and etc. As well as in windows templates, wooden doors. The geometrical patterns as a part of Islamic arts have a ground for parametric program. This paper studies about the patterns that have emerged from Iranian traditional geometry and possess the ability to be changed into an intelligent pattern; followed by assessing characteristics that would make them parametric. The results were compared with Isfahan Mosalla, as the largest complex of metal shell with the dome-shape special structure that includes single welded mesh layer with nodes works and net pattern of classic wooden window, as a case sample. In conclusion, the reason of using the pattern worked in ceiling structure of the building has been discussed. This building is one of the valuable works that fairly reveal joining local architecture patterns with space-work structures system. Keywords: Intelligent pattern, Modelling, Parametric program, Islamic pattern.



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Zhengyi Jiang, Yugui Li, Xiaoping Zhang, Jianmei Wang and Wenquan Sun




M. Mahdavinejad et al., "Development of Intelligent Pattern for Modeling a Parametric Program for Public Space (Case Study: Isfahan, Mosalla, Iran)", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 220-223, pp. 2930-2935, 2012

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November 2012




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