Book Chapter

Digital design:opportunities and challenges for design studios

Jillian Walliss, Heike Rahmann

Teaching Landscape The Studio Experience | Routledge | Published : 2019


In the two years since the publication of our book Landscape Architecture and Digital Technologies: re-conceptualising design and making, the application of digital tools has moved from their predominant use for representational techniques to a more comprehensive engagement with computational design. Introducing digital techniques into design studios is challenging, for example often requiring the teaching of software during valuable studio time. Even more difficult is developing the necessary design thinking required to effectively engage with the power of parametric modelling, simulation and real-time data. Through a discussion of digital studio approaches from the University of Melbourne ..

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