Nested Explorative Maps: A new 3D canvas for conceptual design in architecture

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NEM - Nested Explorative Maps - is a new system dedicated to interactive design in architecture. NEM enables coarse to fine sketching of nested architectural structures, enabling to progressively sketch a 3D building from floor plan to interior design, thanks to a series of nested maps able to spread in 3D. Each map allows the visual representation of uncertainty as well as the interactive exploration of the alternative, tentative options.

Article

Pauline Olivier, Renaud Chabrier, Damien Rohmer, Eric de Thoisy, Marie-Paule Cani
Nested Explorative Maps: A new 3D canvas for conceptual design in architecture
SMI (Shape Modeling International), Computer & Graphics
2019
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Software

This software is a research prototype implementing the functionality of NEM. It is written in JavaScript and directly run in the browser.

Two versions are available:

  1. [To be used with a mouse]
  2. [To be used with a tactile display (ex. tablet)]
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