I am pleased to announce the preview of MetricMonkey, Parametric Monkey’s feasibility software. The software enables architects, urban designers and property developers to evaluate designs in real-time via an interactive dashboard. MetricMonkey focuses on augmenting, rather than replacing human capabilities, so that the designer is always in control of the design.
Over the past decade
or so, designers have become increasingly aware of the enormous value that
computational design offers. Yet despite its advantages, many designers have
struggled to embed computational design into their design processes. Our
experience suggests that this condition is directly related to three
inter-related factors: Development time, lack of programming skills, and cost.
Historically, large commercial practices have led the charge with implementing cutting edge technology. This is primarily the result of having enough funds to firstly attract highly skilled…