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Parametric Play

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Can parametric play create variations like this?

This is naturally occurring variations in vegetables that don’t reach supermarket shelves – beautifully documented by Uli Westphal in his Mutato Project in his attempt ” …to document, preserve and promote the last remainders of agricultural plasticity.”


One of the limitations of parametric play is the quality of variations that can be made. Nature is able to do that by playing with parameters during formation while the designer is doing that now mostly with parameters of end geometry.

It is now possible with scripting and in packages that show build history to accesses the developmental stages now that should allow skilled parametric designers to create designs like this.


Written by Sivam Krish

January 6, 2015 at 12:09 am

Posted in Genetic Design

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  1. More Variations in

    Sivam Krish

    May 15, 2015 at 9:59 pm

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