Humans and Artificial Intelligence in Architectural Design

I gave this lecture at the Technion’s Faculty of Architecture colloquium on the 31st of May, 2021. The topic of the lecture is how humans and artificial intelligence can collaborate in a design process. This video is of the lecture only. If you are interested in the full video that includes an introduction and Q&A, …

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Meirim featured on Ynet, Israel’s largest news website

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Since I had founded Meirim with Eyal Migdalovich and Talia Margalit in 2017, it became an essential source for planning information. Every resident can learn and understand what is planned before the plan is approved, allowing them to actively act against bad plans. Meirim was selected as the most influential urban planning initiative by the …

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A Novel Crowdsourcing-based Approach for Collaborative Architectural Design – eCAADe 2020

This is a video of a presentation about this paper. Abstract: This paper provides an overview of “Architasker”, a large-scale crowdsourcing approach, platform, and method that enables a collaborative professional architectural design process in collaboration with a community of stakeholders. The platform includes communicating complex architectural project requirements; solution space exploration using different micro-tasks like …

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A Novel Crowdsourcing-based Approach for Collaborative Architectural Design

This paper provides an overview of “Architasker”, a large-scale crowdsourcing approach, platform, and method that enables a collaborative professional architectural design process in collaboration with a community of stakeholders. The platform includes communicating complex architectural project requirements; solution space exploration using different micro-tasks like sketching, 2D and 3D CAD; design selection; and design review as …

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Open-source architecture and questions of intellectual property, tacit knowledge, and liability

To cite this article: Jonathan Dortheimer & Talia Margalit (2020) Open-source architecture and questions of intellectual property, tacit knowledge, and liability, The Journal of Architecture, 25:3, 276-294, DOI: 10.1080/13602365.2020.1758950 Abstract Inspired by open-source and crowdsourcing technologies, the concept of ‘open-source architecture’ has been increasingly used to describe collaborative architectural design (CoDesign) in recent years. In …

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