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the opportunity: design codes
computational descriptions of built form

  • new interest in algorithmic form (Gehry, Lynn)

  • people are willing to code (HTML, JavaScript)

  • 3D rendering & animation revolution

  • CAD-CAM "mass customization" coming of age