Drawing analogies - supporting creative architectural design with visual references

  title={Drawing analogies - supporting creative architectural design with visual references},
  author={Ellen Yi-Luen and Mark D. Gross},
Creative architectural designers often employ forms from other domains, retrieving, adapting, and including them in designs in whole or in part. We focus here on retrieval, searching image collections for relevant forms to support creative designing. Retrieval of images may be indexed on conceptual design features, on function, and (in domains that involve a physical artifact) on visual similarity, or shape. We propose an approach to providing information for creative design that is simple to… CONTINUE READING

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