Evolutionary Computing

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ArchiKluge

ArchiKluge is a simple Genetic Algorithm that evolves architectural diagrams. It explores the qualities of design made by machines, devoid of any intention, assumptions or prejudices, and which often display a very peculiar form of mindlessly but relentlessly pounding against obstacles and problems until overcoming them, a manner of acting nature and machines commonly exhibit. A Genetic Algorithm is a program that evolves populations of solutions to certain constrains, quite the same way evolutionary processes do in nature.

Each population starts with a number of randomly generated individuals, which reproduce or not according to their performance against a ‘fitness function’. The Living at Pecha Kucha Seoul. Evolution for some of the chairs of the Computational Chair Design project. Genetic Algorithm Fish. Evolution of the Seroussi Pavilion. Voxopolis.