Sevil Sariyildiz

Sevil Sariyildiz
Delft University of Technology | TU · Department of Architectural Engineering & Technology

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Introduction
Sevil Sariyildiz currently works at the Architecture, Delft University of Technology-NL. Sevil does research in Architectural Computstiinal design and Engineering. Their current project is 'Performative Architecture & Computation'.
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January 1983 - July 2015
Delft University of Technology
Position
  • Chair Design Informatics

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Publications (217)
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The paper proposes a generative design workflow for three major hospital layout planning steps to satisfy multiplex configurational requirements. The initial step is stacking through clustering functional spaces into floor plans, for which a spectral method is presented. Subsequently, a novel simultaneous process of zoning and routing is proposed a...
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The increase in global population, which negatively affects energy consumption, CO2 emissions, and arable land, necessitates designing sustainable habitation alternatives. Self-sufficient high-rise buildings, which integrate (electricity) generation and efficient usage of resources with dense habitation, can be a sustainable solution for future urb...
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The research focuses on optimising different zones of the Europoint complex in Rotterdam to achieve self-sufficiency in energy consumption and food production. For this reason, three buildings of the complex are parametrised in Grasshopper 3d Algorithmic Modelling Environment. The parametric models include various design variables related to the nu...
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Hospital facilities are known as functionally complex buildings. There are usually configurational problems that lead to inefficient transportation processes for patients, medical staff, and/or logistics of materials. The Quadratic Assignment Problem (QAP) is a well-known problem in the field of Operations Research from the category of the facility...
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Designing high-rise buildings is one of the complex tasks of architecture because it involves interdisciplinary performance aspects in the conceptual phase. The necessity for sustainable high-rise buildings has increased owing to the demand for metropolises based on population growth and urbanisation trends. Although artificial intelligence (AI) te...
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High-rise building optimisation is becoming increasingly relevant owing to global population growth and urbanisation trends. Previous studies have demonstrated the potential of high-rise optimisation but have been focused on the use of the parameters of single floors for the entire design; thus, the differences related to the impact of the dense su...
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This study proposes a voxel-based design approach based on the subtractive mechanism of shading envelopes and attributes information of point cloud data in tropical climates. In particular, the proposed method evaluates a volumetric sample of new buildings based on predefined shading performance criteria. With the support of geometric and radiometri...
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Simulation-Based Multi-Objective Optimization (SBMOO) methods are being increasingly used in conceptual architectural design. They mostly focus on the solving, rather than the re-formulation, of a Multi-Objective Optimization (MOO) problem. However, Optimization Problem Re-Formulation (Re-OPF) is necessary for treating ill-defined conceptual archit...
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This study proposes a voxel-based design approach based on the subtractive mechanism of shading envelopes and attributes information of point cloud data in tropical climates. In particular, the proposed method evaluates a volumetric sample of new buildings based on predefined shading performance criteria. With the support of geometric and radiometr...
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This article explains the motivation and the theoretical underpinnings of a master's level course on generative design for earth and masonry architecture.
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The increasing population density in urban areas simultaneously impacts the trend of energy consumption in building sectors and the urban heat island (UHI) effects of urban infrastructure. Accordingly, passive design strategies to create sustainable buildings play a major role in addressing these issues, while solar envelopes prove to be a relevant...
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This paper introduces a Discrete-Event Simulation (DES) tool developed as a parametric CAD program for validating a program of requirements (PoR) for hospital space planning. The DES model simulates the procedures of processing of patients treated by doctors, calculating patient throughput and patient waiting times, based on the number of doctors,...
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During the early design process, simulations allow numeric assessment and 3D models allow visual inspection for qualitative criteria. However, exploring different design alternatives based on both is challenging. To support the design exploration of quantitative performance and geometry typology of various design alternatives during the early desig...
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The research focuses on optimizing different zones of high-rise buildings in dense urban districts to improve the overall performance. For this reason, a hypothetical dense urban district is generated in Grasshopper 3d Algorithmic Modeling Environment in Rhino 3D. The models include various design variables depending on the facades type (quad grid...
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As a passive design strategy, solar envelopes play a significant role in determining building mass based on desirable sun access during a predefined period. Nowadays, advancements in the area of computational tools permit designers to develop new methods for establishing solar envelopes. However, current approaches lack an understanding of the exis...
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As a contextual and passive design strategy, solar envelopes play a great role in determining building mass based on desirable sun access during the predefined period. With the rapid evolution of digital tools, the design method of solar envelopes varies in different computational platforms. However, current approaches still lack in covering the de...
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Urbanization and population growth lead to the construction of higher buildings in the 21 st century. This causes an increment on energy consumption as the amount of constructed floor areas is rising steadily. Integrating daylight performance in building design supports reducing the energy consumption and satisfying occupants' comfort. This study p...
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Most of the architectural design problems are basically real-parameter optimization problems. So, any type of evolutionary and swarm algorithms can be used in this field. However, there is a little attention on using optimization methods within the computer aided design (CAD) programs. In this paper, we present Optimus, which is a new optimization...
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This paper investigates a prospective application of point cloud data in supporting the contextual analysis of the built environment during the conceptual design process. Often, the complexity of site information causes architects to neglect several relevant properties that may affect environmental performance analysis, especially when dealing with...
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Indoor multi-functional sports arenas are a complex building type. Integration of the (multi-) functional space and of the large-span structure of the roof mainly determines the overall geometry of the building, and is one of the most challenging phases of the design. Several interdisciplinary numeric assessments and numerous solutions with diverse...
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Floating neighborhoods are innovative and promising urban areas for challenges in the development of cities and settlements. However, this design task requires a lot of considerations and technical challenges. Computational tools and methods can be beneficial to tackle the complexity of floating neighborhood design. This paper considers the design...
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Recently, multi-objective evolutionary algorithms (MOEAs) have been extensively used to solve multi-objective optimization problems (MOPs) since they have the ability to approximate a set of non-dominated solutions in reasonable CPU times. In this paper, we consider the bi-objective quadratic assignment problem (bQAP), which is a variant of the cla...
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High-performing architecture should be designed by taking into account the mutual dependency between the new building and the local context. The performative architecture plays an important role to avert any unforeseen failures after the building has been built; particularly ones related to the microclimate impacts that affect the human comfort. Th...
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This study pre­sents a sys­tem­atic re­view and sum­mary of per­for­ma­tive com­pu­ta­tional ar­chi­tec­ture us­ing swarm and evo­lu­tion­ary op­ti­mi­sa­tion. The tax­on­omy for one hun­dred types of stud­ies is pre­sented herein that in­cludes dif­fer­ent sub-cat­e­gories of per­for­ma­tive com­pu­ta­tional ar­chi­tec­ture, such as sus­tain­abil­...
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The utilization of point cloud as a 3D laser scanning product has reached across multi-disciplines in terms of data processing, data visualization, and data analysis. This study particularly investigates further the use of typical attributes of raw point cloud data consisting of XYZ (position information), RGB (colour information) and I (intensity...
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The benefits of applying multi-objective optimization (MOO) in building design have been increasingly recognized in recent decades. The existing or traditional computational design optimization (CDO) approaches mostly focus on optimization problem solving (OPS), as they often conduct optimizations directly by assuming the optimization problems in q...
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Purpose The most sustainable forms of urban mobility are walking and cycling. These modes of transportation are the most environmental friendly, the most economically viable and the most socially inclusive and engaging modes of urban transportation. To measure and compare the effectiveness of alternative pedestrianization or cycling infrastructure...
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The prospective application of 3D laser data scanning provides numerous possibilities for investigating environmental performances for architectural design. One of the possibilities includes the practical usability of point cloud data in examining the existing environment. Exploiting this potential would help to increase the information on properti...
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This paper discusses a set of façade design alternatives for form-finding problem focusing on conceptual phase. In this respect, the aim of the research is to propose a multi-objective optimization approach for a façade design of public pool building. We present a set of solution belonging to Self-adaptive Multi-objective Ensemble Differential Evol...
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Truly successful designs are characterized by both satisfaction of design goals and the presence of desirable physical features. Experienced design professionals are able to exercise their cognition to satisfy both aspects to a high degree. However, complex design tasks represent challenges for human cognition, and as such computational decision su...
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Dealing with solar envelope analysis in architectural design becomes crucial feature because it gives an impact to the building performance analysis in the real environment. Various simulation tools were used by architects play a significant role in determining the design process. However, these tools were not yet confirming the expected performanc...
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In this paper, the design of a specific case study of a foyer space is concerned in healthcare facility. The design task of a healthcare facility in architectural perspective is one of the most challenging tasks in the architectural design field since it involves different spaces that have unique requirements. Specifically, a foyer space has been c...
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Abstract: The reduction of energy consumption is a major challenge around the world. Architectural aspects have a significant place to minimize energy consumption to the maximum level. The use of large glazed facades causes overheating problems in certain climatic regions. Shading elements must be considered at an early stage in the design process...
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This paper is concerned with the application of computational intelligence techniques to the conceptual design and development of a large-scale floating settlement. The settlement in question is a design for the area of Urla, which is a rural touristic region located on the west coast of Turkey, near the metropolis of Izmir. The problem at hand inc...
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This paper presents a multi-objective self-adaptive differential evolution algorithm to solve the form-finding problem of high-rise building design in the conceptual phase. The aim of the research is to reach suitable high-rise design alternatives for hard and soft objectives, which are construction cost per square meter, structural displacement, a...
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This paper presents the results obtained by NSGA-II and jDEMO on a restaurant design optimization in the conceptual phase. A multi-objective problem is formulated by considering the minimization of investment and the maximization of customer count and maximization of visual perception, subject to several constraints. The main problem requires the c...
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Spatial Networks represent the connectivity structure between units of space as a weighted graph whose links are weighted as to the strength of connections. In case of urban spatial networks, the units of space correspond closely to streets and in architectural spatial networks the units correspond to rooms, convex spaces or star-convex spaces. Onc...
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Many countries around the world are confronted with the challenge of decreasing energy consumption, while the use of electrical appliances is continuously increasing in buildings. The requirement to minimize the energy consumption can be fulfilled by revaluating architectural aspects. One of these aspects is related to overheating problems, caused...
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1,3,4 TU Delft 2 123DV 1 https://sites.google.com/site/pirouznourian/configurbanist 1,3,4 {P.Nourian|I.S.Sariyildiz|F.D.vanderHoeven}@tudelft.nl 2 S.Rezvani@123dv.nl In a quest for promoting sustainable modes of mobility, we have revisited how feasible and suitable is it for people to walk or cycle to their destinations in a neighbourhood. We propo...
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Focusing on large span structures for sport buildings, the paper tackles the role of parametric modelling and performance simulations, to enhance the integration between architectural and engineering design. The general approach contrasts post-engineering processes. In post-engineering, technical performances are considered in late stages of design...
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In performance-oriented architectural design, the use of advanced computational simulation tools may provide valuable insight during design. However, the use of such tools is often a bottleneck in the design process, given that computational requirements are usually high. This is a fact that mostly affects the early conceptual stage of design, wher...
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We discuss fundamentals of a new computational approach to configurative analysis and synthesis and present a number of advancements we have made in the direction of computational analysis of walking and cycling mobility. We have scrutinized the notion of distance and addressed it in correspondence with the notion of geodesic or optimum path. We pr...
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Sports building envelopes are complex systems involving multiple architectural and engineering performance requirements that are sometimes in conflict with each other. Typically, daylight usage and energy efficiency, as two primary concerns in building envelope design, are of those conflicting aspects. To improve overall performance (including dayl...
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Façades constitute one of the fundamental systems of contemporary buildings. They serve multiple purposes, such as to ensure proper indoor climate, to provide sufficient daylight, but also to create a desirable architectural image. Integration of these aspects makes façade design a complex task that requires significant effort in order to achieve w...
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Concurrent minimization of construction cost and duration is a challenging task for architects through conceptual design. Using differential evolution (DE), this study aims to obtain optimum design solutions that minimize unit cost of construction and construction duration. Single family housing projects in Germany is sampled with the intent of dev...
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This paper aims to examine the application of evolutionary algorithms to the form finding problem of high-rise buildings. In the light of mentioned purpose, this study concentrates on the conceptual phase of the design process due to the importance of early design decisions. In this respect, multiobjective real-parameter constrained optimization is...