One of the crucial needs for architecture in the changing world is to respond to the changing requirements of its users and to allow them to experience their architectural ambition in reality through involvement in the architectural design process. In addition, energy crisis and environmental issues is one of the major global problems that is highly affected by the way that we design, construct and manage our buildings. Therefore, it is an emergent need to change the traditional ways that are used in the design and construction of buildings. Emerging technologies and technology transition from other industries into architecture can be considered as important mediums in responding to the building user’s ambitions, requirements and environmental crisis.
Excerpt from Conference Program | Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada