Modélisation paramétrique comme assistance à la conception des ambiances en contexte urbain dense

Sandro Varano, Emmanuelle Rombach, Olivier Poulat

Keywords: modélisation paramétrique, ville dense, habitat informel

The article presents an approach to urban design taught in the ‘Complex Densities’ studio at the Graduate School of Architecture of Strasbourg (ENSAS). The chosen context is South India: the population density and the rapid transformation of the urban areas offer a stimulating framework to experiment a parametric approach of the project. The approach of the studio is based on numerous and diverse data, transcribed in diagrams, pre-formal plans and parametric models, allowing to pass from an abstract and quantitative dimension to a progressive and qualitative formalization of urban ambiances.