- Architectural contributors include: Cristiano Cecatto, Neri Oxman, Skylar Tibbits and Michael Weinstock.
- A scientific perspective by Philip Ball and J Scott Turner.
- Features: Buro Happold's SMART group, DiniTech, Foster + Partners' Specialist Modelling Group, the Freeform Construction group and Stuttgart University's Institute for Computational Design.
ch 1 Pattern Formation in Nature: Physical Constraints and SelfÂ]Organising Characteristics
ch 2 Evolutionary Architecture? Some Perspectives From Biological Design
ch 3 Material Resourcefulness: Activating Material Information in Computational Design
ch 4 Material Behaviour: Embedding Physical Properties in Computational Design Processes
ch 5 Material Capacity: Embedded Responsiveness
ch 6 Physical Drivers: Synthesis of Evolutionary Developments and ForceÂ]Driven Design
ch 7 Design to SelfÂ]Assembly
ch 8 Aggregate Structures: Material and Machine Computation of Designed Granular Substances
ch 9 Living Systems: Designing Growth in Baubotanik
ch 10 Programming Matter
ch 11 Material Articulation: Computing and Constructing Continuous Differentiation
ch 12 Material, Form and Force
ch 13 Engineering Integration: RealÂ]Time Approaches to Performative Computational Design
ch 14 Manufacturing Reciprocities
ch 15 The Role of Additive Manufacturing and Physiomimetic Computational Design for Digital Construction
ch 16 Distinguishing Between the Drawn and the Made