h a l f b a k e r y
You could have thought of that.
add, search, annotate, link, view, overview, recent, by name, random
news, help, about, links, report a problem
or get an account
Many home plans don't quite take into
account a family's living style. Step into
the 21st century with a automaton-
The future-dwellers would input their
family members, work schedule, laundry/
cooking/sleeping/TV habits, etc.
Constraints of budget and "style" would
Algorithms for bathroom-usage, loud-
music-transmission, dinner-workflow, and
laundry-staging. The computer would
wiggle around all the permutations and
find your Dream Floor Plan!
The only drawback is if your kids grow up
or you change schedules, you have to
renovate parts of your home.
||[RVP], feel free to break up the titles into actual words.
||You're talking about adding AI type features to CAD design programs.
||I seem to recall something along those lines for plane designs -- but I think it still largely relies on the human operator to realize that problems exist.
||3D visualizers for house plans do exist -- in fact, I bought and used one when I was selecting plans for my house. Those definitely help.
||Quantifying the design parameters into an algorithm might be tough at this state of the art, though