Expediting Mass Rural Housing and Development through Algorithmic and Generative Space Planning of Housing Unit


Authors : Vishal Vaidhyanathan, Parthasarathy Rajagopalan.

Volume/Issue : Volume 3 - 2018, Issue 10 - October

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Rural Housing schemes have been one of the greatest solutions from the government to solve residential crisis in rural areas. These schemes involve a long process for execution, including mass planning and design of various typologies of housing units depending on the site, the number of units, the budget and the stipulated time-frame. This article aims at providing a procedural computational methodology in generating spatial layouts – confining to small and medium scale housing units – with the objective of accelerating and improving the housing process. This methodology would also generate the suitable design space, i.e. increase the number of optimum spatial layouts to choose from as per requirements like proximity, material quantity and environmental quality. The generated layout samples were benchmarked against several existing and proposed rural housing and redevelopment plans designed by architects. The generated samples performed on par with existing layouts, few exceeding the latter. This indicates that the methodology generates similar or more efficient layouts than an architect in a fraction of the time, easing the process of executing such housing schemes.

Keywords : Automation, Computational Design, Configurative Design, Rural Housing, Slum Redevelopment, Space Planning.

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