Typological descriptions as generative guides for historical architecture

RMF Stouffs, B Tuncer

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This paper presents a description grammar approach in the context of the generation of historical architectural typologies. The specific architectural
context is classical period Ottoman mosques of the architect Sinan.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)785-805
Number of pages21
JournalNexus Network Journal: architecture and mathematics
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Bibliographical note

First online: 06 August 2015


  • Historical architecture
  • Building typology
  • Ontology
  • Design generation
  • Shape grammar
  • Description grammar


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