Computer-aided design for architects began to be possible about 25 years ago; in the last five it has become commonplace. In a few years time, it will be as ubiquitous as the word-processor is today. But the construction industry as a whole is not a sophisticated user of Information Technology. The state of affairs in the film industry is quite different; computer graphics of the utmost sophistication plays an increasingly important part in the production of film, but very little in their design. Is it possible that an opportunity is being missed?
|Title of host publication||Cinema & architecture: Méliès, Mallet-Stevens, Multimedia|
|Editors||F Penz, M Thomas|
|Place of Publication||London|
|Publisher||British Film Institute|
|Publication status||Published - 1997|