Books

2007

Genetically Engineered Architecture: design exploration with evolutionary computation AV Akademikerverlag, Saarbrücken, Germany, 2007. (published version of dissertation)

2007 "An Intelligent Genetic Design Tool (IGDT) Applied to the Exploration of Architectural Trussed Structural Systems" diss. Fakultät Bau- und Umweltingenieurwissenschaften. Universität Stuttgart, 2007.

Book Chapters

2002 "Using Evolutionary Algorithms to Aid Designers of Architectural Structures" in Creative Evolutionary Systems, ed. Bentley, Peter J. and Corne, David W. Morgan Kaufmann, 2002


Journal Articles

2014 link to paper Kodadadi, A.; von Buelow, P., "Performance Based Exploration Of Generative Design Solutions Using Formex Algebra" in International Journal of Architectural Computing. Vol.12, Issue 3, pp.321-338, Sept 2014.
2012 link to paper von Buelow, P., "ParaGen: Performative Exploration of Generative Systems " in Journal of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures. Vol.53 (2012) No. 4 December n. 174. ISSN: 1028-365X
2012 link to paper Turrin, M., von Buelow, P., Kilian, A., Stouffs, R., "Performative skins for passive climatic comfort: A parametric design process" in Automation in Construction. Vol. 22, March 2012. ISSN 0926-5805. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S092658051100149X
2011 link to paper Turrin, M., von Buelow, P., Stouffs, R. "Design explorations of performance driven geometry in architectural design using parametric modeling and genetic algorithms" in Advanced Engineering Informatics. Elsevier, Vol. 25, Is. 4, Oct. 2011, Pages 656-675, ISSN 1474-0346, 10.1016/j.aei.2011.07.009., http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1474034611000577
2011 link to paper van Embden Andres, M.V., Turrin, M., von Buelow, P. "Architectural DNA: A genetic exploration of complex structures" in International Journal of Architectural Computing. Multi-Science Publ., Vol.9, Issue 2, pp.133-149, 2011.
2008 link to paper von Buelow, P. "Suitability of Genetic Based Exploration in the Creative Design Process" in Digital Creativity. Routledge. Vol. 19, No.1, pp.51-61. 2008.
2007 von Buelow, P. "Advantages of Evolutionary Computation used for Exploration in the Creative Design Process" in Journal of Integrated Systems, Design, and Process Science. Vol. 11, No. 3, September 2007.
2004 Synnes, K.; von Buelow, P. "A Tree for a House: designing for super-mobility by means of digital craft" in Journal of Architectural Education. eds. Cavanagh, Ted and Allen, Edward. Vol. 57. Issue 1. 2004.


Peer Reviewed Conference Papers

2016 link to paper

von Buelow, P. "Genetically Enhanced Parametric Design in the Exploration of Architectural Solutions" inf The Third International Conference on Structures and Architecture . (ICSA 2016) July 27-29 Guimarães, Protugal.

2016 link to paper

Chaszar, A.; von Buelow, P.; Turrin, M. "Multivariate Interactive Visualization of Data in Generative Design" in Symposium on Simulation for Architecture and Urban Design. SimAUD 2016). May 16-18, 2016 London, UK..

2015 link to paper

Falk, A.; von Buelow, P. ; Khodadadi, A. "Form Exploration of Timber-based Folded Plate Domes" in Future Visions. Proceedings of the IASS 2015 Symposium. 17 - 20 August 2015, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

2015 link to paper

Yang, D.; Turrin, M.; von Buelow, P.; Paul, J. "Multi-objective and multidisciplinary design optimization of large sports building envelopes: a case study" in Future Visions. Proceedings of the IASS 2015 Symposium.
17 - 20 August 2015, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

2014 link to paper

von Buelow, P. "Using Database Storage to Improve Explorative Optimization of Form Critical Structures" in Shells, Membranes and Spatial Structures: Footprints. eds. R. Brasil and R. Pauletti. Proceedings of the IASS-SLTE 2014 Symposium. 15 - 19 September 2014, Brasilia, Brazil.

2014 link to paper

Oliyan Torghabehi, O.; von Buelow, P. "Performance oriented generative design of structural double skin facades inspired by cell morphologies" in Shells, Membranes and Spatial Structures: Footprints. eds. R. Brasil and R. Pauletti. Proceedings of the IASS-SLTE 2014 Symposium. 15 - 19 September 2014, Brasilia, Brazil.

2014 link to paper

Emami, N.; Khodadadi, A.; von Buelow, P. "Design of a Shading Screen Inspired by Persian Geometric Patterns: An Integrated Structural and Daylighting Performance Evaluation" in Shells, Membranes and Spatial Structures: Footprints. eds. R. Brasil and R. Pauletti. Proceedings of the IASS-SLTE 2014 Symposium. 15 - 19 September 2014, Brasilia, Brazil.

2014 link to paper

Omidfar, A.; Oliyan Torghabehi, O.; von Buelow, P. "Performance-based design of a self-standing building skin; A methodology to integrate structural and daylight performance in a form exploration process" in Shells, Membranes and Spatial Structures: Footprints. eds. R. Brasil and R. Pauletti. Proceedings of the IASS-SLTE 2014 Symposium. 15 - 19 September 2014, Brasilia, Brazil.

2014 link to paper

Khodadadi, A.; von Buelow, P. "Form Exploration and GA-Based Optimization of Lattice Towers Comparing with Shukhov Water Tower" in Shells, Membranes and Spatial Structures: Footprints. eds. R. Brasil and R. Pauletti. Proceedings of the IASS-SLTE 2014 Symposium. 15 - 19 September 2014, Brasilia, Brazil.

2014 link to paper

Khodadadi, A.; von Buelow, P. "Dynamic Configuration Processing and Optimization of Forms (Exploring Truss-bridges)" in 1st International Conference on Engineering and Applied Sciences Optimization (OPT-i). 4-6 June 2014, Kos, Greece.

2014 link to paper

Oliyan Torghabehi, O.; von Buelow, P. "Genetic Based Form Exploration of Mid-Rise Structures Using Cell Morphologies" in Symposium on Simulation for Architecture and Urban Design (SimAud 2014). Society for Modeling and Simulation International (SCS) Simulation Series 2014. April 13–16, Tampa Florida

2013 link to paper

von Buelow, P. "Techniques for More Productive Genetic Design: Exploration with GAs using Non-Destructive Dynamic Populations" in Adaptive Architecture eds Philip Beesley, Omar Khan and Michael Stacey. Proceedings of the Association for Computer-Aided Design in Architecture 2013 International Conference. October 24-26, 2013. Cambridge, Ontario, Canada.

2013 link to paper

von Buelow, P. "Improving Generative Design through Selective Breeding" in Beyond the Limits of Man. eds J.B. Obrębski and R. Tarczewski. Proceedings of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) Symposium 2013. 23-27 September, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland.

2013 link to paper Pronk, A.; Dominicus, M.; von Buelow, P.; van Dijck,S.; van de Koppel, W. "Rigidized inflatable structures a production method for optimized structures" in Beyond the Limits of Man. eds J.B. Obrębski and R. Tarczewski. Proceedings of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) Symposium 2013. 23-27 September, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland.
2012 link to paper Falk, A.; von Buelow, P.; Kirkegaard, P. "Folded Plate Structures as Building envelopes" in World Conference on Timber Engineering 2012 (WCTE 2012) ed. Quenneville, P. Proceedings Vol. 4. pp. 155-164. Curran Associates, Inc. Dec 2012.
2011 link to paper von Buelow, P. "Genetically Enhanced Parametric Design for Performance Optimization" in Proceedings of the 7th Seminar of the IASS Structural Morphology Group International. chair Borgart, Andrew. Sept. 17-18, 2011. London, UK.
2011 link to paper Turrin, M.; von Buelow, P.; Kilian, A.; Stouffs, R. "Parametric modeling and optimization for adaptive architecture" in Proceedings of the 18th EG-ICE Workshop. European Group for Intelligent Computing in Engineering. 2011. 6-8 July.. University of Twente, The Netherlands
2010 link to paper Turrin, M.; von Buelow, P.; Kilian, A.; Sariyildiz, S. "Performance-based design of SolSt; a roof system integrating structural morphology and solar energy transmittance" in Spatial Structures – Temporary and Permanent. ed. Qilin Zhang. Proceedings of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) Symposium 2010. 28 Nov. – 12 Nov. 10. Shanghai, China.
2010 link to paper Falk, A.; Turrin, M.; von Buelow, P. "Folded plate assemblies with branching column supports – interaction and control of overall shape" in Spatial Structures – Temporary and Permanent. ed. Qilin Zhang. Proceedings of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) Symposium 2010. 28 Nov. – 12 Nov. 10. Shanghai, China.
2010 link to paper Turrin, M.; von Buelow, P.; Stouffs, R.; Kilian, A. "Performance-oriented design of large passive solar roofs: A method for the integration of parametric modelling and genetic algorithms" in Future Cities. Proceedings of the 28th Conference of eCAADe. ETH. Zurich, Switzerland. 15-18 Sept. 2010.
2010 link to paper Turrin, M.; von Buelow, P.; Stouffs, R. "Structural morphologies and sun transmittance control systems: integrated explorations based on parametric design and genetic algorithms" in The International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering. ed. Tizani, W. Proceedings of the The International Society for Computing in Civil and Building Engineering (ICCCBe). 30 June - 2 July 2010. Nottingham, UK.
2010 link to paper von Buelow, P.; Falk, A.; Turrin, M. "Optimization of structural form using a genetic algorithm to search associative parametric geometry" in Structures & Architecture. ed. Cruz, P. Proceedings of the First International Conference on Structures and Architecture (ICSA 2010). 21-23 July 2010. Guimaraes, Portugal.
2009 link to paper von Buelow, P. "A comparison of methods for using genetic algorithms to guide parametric associative design" in Evolution and Trends in Design, Analysis and Construction of Shell and Spatial Structures. eds. Domingo, A. and Lazaro, C. Proceedings of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) Symposium. Valencia, Spain.
2009 link to paper von Buelow, P. "Parametric exploration of discrete structures using evolutionary computation" in Evolution and Trends in Design, Analysis and Construction of Shell and Spatial Structures. eds. Domingo, A. and Lazaro, C. Proceedings of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) Symposium 2009. Valencia, Spain.
2009 link to paper Falk, A.; von Buelow, P. "Combined Timber Plate and Branching Column Systems – Variations and Development of System Interaction" in Evolution and Trends in Design, Analysis and Construction of Shell and Spatial Structures. eds. Domingo, A. and Lazaro, C. Proceedings of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) Symposium 2009. 28 Sept. – 2 Oct. 09. Valencia, Spain.
2009 link to paper van Embden Andres, M.; Turrin, M.; von Buelow, P. "Structural DNA: Genetic Exploration of Biological Micro Structures for Architectural Applications" in Chang[e]ing Identities; Design, Culture + Technology. Southwest ACSA Proceedings. Albuquerque, New Mexico. 15-17 Oct. 09.
2008 link to paper von Buelow, P. "Design of a Modular Truss Structure using Evolutionary Computation for Application as a Disaster Shelter" in Shell and Spatial Structures: New Materials and Technologies, New Designs and Innovations. (IASS) Acapulco, Mexico.  27-31 Oct. 2008.
2008 link to paper von Buelow, P. "Design of a Modular Truss Structure using Evolutionary Computation for Application as a Disaster Shelter" in Shell and Spatial Structures: New Materials and Technologies, New Designs and Innovations. (IASS) Acapulco, Mexico.  27-31 Oct. 2008.
2008 link to paper Falk, A.; von Buelow, P. "Exploration and Optimization of Combined Timber Plate and Branching Column Systems using Evolutionary Computation" in Shell and Spatial Structures: New Materials and Technologies, New Designs and Innovations. Acapulco, Mexico.  27-31 Oct. 2008.
2008 link to paper von Buelow, P. "Breeding Topology: special considerations for generative topology exploration using evolutionary computation" in ACADIA 2008: Silicon + Skin. Proceedings of ACADIA ed. Kudless, A., Oct. 16-19 2008.
2007 von Buelow, P. "A Geometric Comparison of Branching Structures in Tension and Compression versus Minimal Paths" in Shell and Spatial Structures: Structural Architecture – Towards the future looking to the past. Venice, Italy.  3-6 December 2007.
2006 von Buelow, P. "Following a Thread: A tree column for a tree house" in IASS 2006 International Symposium: The 8th Asian Pacific Conference on New Shell and Spatial Structures. Beijing, China. October 16-19, 2006.
2006 von Buelow, P. "Breeding Bridges: Genetic based form exploration" inIASS 2006 International Symposium: The 8th Asian Pacific Conference on New Shell and Spatial Structures. Beijing, China. October 16-19, 2006.
2004 Johnson, S.; von Buelow, P.; Tripeny, P. "Linking Analyses and Architectural Data: Why It’s Harder than We Thought" in Fabrication: a conference examining the digital practice of architecture, Proceedings of The Association for Computer-Aided Design in Architecture. ed. Beesely, Philip. Toronto, Canada, 2004
1999 von Buelow, P. "Development of an Intelligent Genetic Design Tool (IGDT) for Use in Architectural Engineering" Proceedings of The Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behavior (AISB) 1999 Symposium on Creative Evolutionary Systems
1996 von Buelow, P. "The Optimization of Both Geometry and Topology (Form) of Trusses using Genetic Algorithms" International Association of Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) International Symposium on Conceptual Design of Structures. Stuttgart 1996.
1994 von Buelow, P. "The Feasibility of Shells Made with Recycled Tires" Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) Technology Conference. Ann Arbor, Michigan
1989 von Buelow, P. "Design, Development and Testing of a Hardened Underground Transportable Hyperbolic Paraboloid (HUTCH) Shelter" Interaction of Non-nuclear Munitions with Structures - International Symposium USAF and the German Federal Academy for Defense and Defense Technology.


Articles and Papers

2008 link to pdf "Generation and Optimization of Trussed Towers"  6th International Seminar on Structural Morphology, IASS Working Group 15
2008 link to pdf "Using Evolutionary Computation to explore geometry and topology
without ground structures "
6th International Conference on Computation of Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS-IACM), "Spanning Nano to Mega." from May 28-30, 2008 at Cornell University.
2005 link to pdf "Branching Out " in Modern Steel Construction , September 2005. American Institute of Steel Construction.
2005 "A Treehouse for Everyone" in Total Access, Summer 2005. Canadian Paraplegic Association.
2005 "Breeding Bridges at Michigan" in Steel Bridge News, July 2005, Vol. 6, No. 3. AISC
2005 "A Treehouse for Everyone" in Ventilator-Assisted Living, Spring 2005, Vol. 19, No. 1
2003 "Structuring Structures " in Connector: A Forum for Teachers of Technology in Schools of Architecture. ed. Theodoropoulos, Christine. Univ. of Oregon, Spring 2003.
2001   "Exploring Structural Form Using Genetic Algorithms" in Growth and Form: The Engineering of Nature. ACSA Regional Conf.
1990   "Modular Frame Supported Tensile Structures" IL Univ. Stuttgart. International Colloquium "Between the Art of Building and Research"


Technical Reports

2007 A Survey and Comparison of Biological Genetics and Evolutionary Computation. Forschungsbericht 01-07. University of Stuttgart, ILEK. von Buelow
1989 Development, Design, Fabrication and Testing of Frame Supported Tension Structures (FSTS) Expeditionary Shelters - Final Report. U.S. Navy, Moriarty, von Buelow
1989 Development of Two Prefabricated Hyperbolic Paraboloid Shell Structural Systems. ESL-TR-89-03 U.S. Air Force, Moriarty, von Buelow
1987 Development, Design, Fabrication and Testing of Frame Supported Tension Structures (FSTS) Expeditionary Shelters - Interim Report. U.S. Navy, Moriarty, von Buelow
1986 Development and Testing of an Underground Protective Shelter Constructed of Hyperbolic Paraboloid Shell Elements. ESL-TR-86-37 - U.S. Air Force, Moriarty, von Buelow
1984 Composite Hypar Structural System ESL-TR-85-07 - Final Report. U.S. Air Force, Moriarty, von Buelow and Kersavage.
1983 Composite Hypar Structural System ESL-TR-84-08 - Interim Report. U.S. Air Force, Moriarty, von Buelow and Kersavage.


Citations and Reviews

2004 "Et tretopphus for barn med mobilitetsbegrensninger"; in Byggekunst, by Kristine Synnes, Aug 2005.
(Article describing the tree house project.)
2003   "Tree House of Dreams"; in Bay City Times, by Tom Gilchrist, Nov. 17, 2003.
(Description of the tree house structure. Interview and article)
2003 "Reaching for a Dream", in Detroit Free Press. by Hair, Marty. Section H. 13 May 2003.
(Description of the Tree House structure. 3 page feature article)
2000 "Eyeball: A House for Pigeons, Human Beings and Rats", in In Between: the Art Project of Expo 2000. by Dickhoff, Wilfried and König, Kasper. DuMont, 2000 (Description of the Eyeball structure. Chapter 1. pp 42.-55.)
2000 "Eyeball", in The Art Guide. Ed. Dickhoff, Wilfried and König, Kasper. DuMont, 2000 (Description of the Eyeball structure. Chapter 1. pp 6.-9.)