SUMMARY Criminality is a phenomenon as old as human civilisation itself and is a worldwide occurrence.  The fight with criminality oscillates between restriction and prevention. The global nature of criminality naturally means international cooperation, in the field of prevention as well. A particular example is the CPTED project – Crime prevention through environmental design. Among other things, […]

SUMMARY Current parametric design generates many possible solutions during the modelling and designing process. However, in the final stage it allows the user to choose only one solution to be developed. Physical parametric design is a design strategy for parametric design. It enables the parametric design to embody the knowledge from simulation tools and still […]

SUMMARY The new concert hall Zenith in Strasbourg was inaugurated in January 2011, making it the biggest Zenith concert hall in France. The inner part of the building is not immediately visible. It consists of 30 cm thick reinforced concrete which is shaped into lines with different curve radius. The oval form was chosen as […]