Instant Architecture

Peter Wonka, Michael Wimmer, Fran├žois Sillion, William Ribarsky
Instant Architecture
ACM Transaction on Graphics, 22(3):669-677, July 2003. [Paper]

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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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@article{Wonka-2003-Ins,
  title =      "Instant Architecture",
  author =     "Peter Wonka and Michael Wimmer and Fran{c c}ois Sillion and
               William Ribarsky",
  year =       "2003",
  abstract =   "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.",
  month =      jul,
  issn =       "0730-0301",
  journal =    "ACM Transaction on Graphics",
  note =       "Proceedings ACM SIGGRAPH 2003",
  number =     "3",
  volume =     "22",
  pages =      "669--677",
  keywords =   "architecture, shape grammars, urban environments, modeling,
               real-time simulation, building design",
  URL =        "https://www.cg.tuwien.ac.at/research/publications/2003/Wonka-2003-Ins/",
}