Eddie Can Chiu Fai
Craft: the skilled practice of a practical occupation.
Technics: the method of performance in any art.
Technology: the body of tools and other implements produced for specific purposes.
Digital technology means the data processing, transfer of information, intelligent control and many other multi-dimensional technologies that on the basis of computer technology. It will not only make the building more automatic, more efficient and more intelligent, but also have an all-sided infl uence to the traditional architecture through the computer technology and digital techniques. In the area of architecture design, including the traditional thinking, method, craftsmanship and the constitution of architectural space and form, are also changing and developing in order to advancing with the times.
As a platform for combination of craft techniques, digital dexterity and design sensibility—the nucleus of contemporary architecture design, Digital Craftsmanship puts forward some considerations about design ideas as well as research/construction methods of architecture in digital age and the trend and possibility of the architecture development under the action of digitization technics.