Use of Computer-Aided Design In Architecture to Be Topic of Lecture

By Arthur Page

Release Date: January 23, 1998 This content is archived.


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Wassim Jabi, assistant professor in the Department of Architecture at the University at Buffalo, will discuss the applications of computer-aided design in architecture during a lecture to be held at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 4, in 148 Diefendorf Hall on the UB South (Main Street) Campus.

The talk will be free of charge and open to the public. For more information, call (716) 829-3485.

In the first lecture of a spring series to be hosted by the UB School of Architecture and Planning, Jabi will describe computer-aided design programs in use today, including those used in the UB architecture school design studios.

A UB faculty member since 1996, Jabi teaches computer modeling and senior-level and graduate-level electronic studios at UB. His research involves developing a protocol for interaction in computer-supported collaborative design.

A doctoral candidate in computer-supported collaborative design at the University of Michigan, he has published numerous articles on the subject.

Jabi received his bachelor's degree from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon, and his master's in architecture, with distinction, from the University of Michigan.