List of contributors.
Foreword (Paul Richens).
Introduction: Distributed intelligence in design (Tuba Kocatürk and Benachir Medjdoub).
1 Of sails and sieves and sticky tape (Bryan Lawson).
2 Distributed perspectives for intelligent conceptual design (Volker Mueller).
3 Distributed intelligence or a simple coherent mental model? (Chris J. K. Williams and Roly Hudson).
4 Sharing intelligence: The problem of knowledge atrophy (Peter Brandon).
5 Pedagogical frameworks for emergent digital practices in architecture (Brent Allpress).
6 Emergence and convergence of knowledge in building production: Knowledge-based design and digital manufacturing (Eduardo Lyon).
7 Artifact and affect: Open-ended strata of communication (Matias del Campo and Sandra Manninger).
8 Digital tools for creative hinges (Sean Hanna).
9 The effects of integrated BIM in processes and business models (Arto Kiviniemi).
10 Integrated building design for production management systems (Rita Cristina Ferreira).
11 Flexibility, semantics and standards (Robin Drogemuller and John H. Frazer).
12 Examples of distributed intelligence on large-scale building lifecycle projects (Martin Riese).
13 Rapid practice expansion through strategic design computation (Cristiano Ceccato).
14 Algorithmic modelling, parametric thinking (Neil Katz).
15 Interview with the Specialist Modelling Group (SMG): The dynamic coordination of distributed intelligence at Foster and Partners (Hugh Whitehead, Xavier de Kestelier, Irene Gallou and Tuba Kocatürk).
16 Interview with Lars Hesselgren, Director PLP Research (Lars Hesselgren and Benachir Medjdoub).
17 Geometry, topology, materiality: The structural parameters in a collaborative design approach (Manfred Grohmann and Oliver Tessmann).