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  • Chien, S.-F. and P.-M. Huang. (2004) "Clay Play: An Environment to Promote Form Exploration through Case Feedbacks." GCAD Symposium, Pittsburgh, U.S.A.


  • Wang, W.-L. and S.-F. Chien (2003) "Game as a Design Instructional Tool." CAADRIA 2003, Tailand.

  • Lin, S.-L. and S.-F. Chien (2003) "From Chinese Gardens to Virtual Environments: A Gateway to Cyberspace." CAAD Future 2003, Tainan, Taiwan.

  • Tsai, K.-P. and S.-F. Chien (2003) "Toward a Machine for Living: A Literature Survey of Smart Homes." ECAADE 2003, Graz, Austria.

  • Chien, S.-F. and S.-L. Lin. (2003) "From Physical Space to Cyberspace: Some Investigations." Mind and Body in a Technological World (NES 2003), Reykjavik, Iceland. pp. 109-112.


  • Chien, S.-F. (2002) "Design Gaming, Designing Games: Learning Design through Game Playing and Game Making." ECAADE 2002, Warsaw, Poland. pp. 28-33.

  • Chien, S.-F. (2002) "MIES: Architecture Representations for Non-professionals." ICCCBE 2002, Taipei, Taiwan. pp. 241-246. [download]

  • Chien, S.-F. and U. Flemming. (2002) "Design Space Navigation in Generative Design Systems." Automation in Construction, 11, pp. 1-22.


  • Liu, C.-I. and S.-F. Chien. (2001) "A Web-Based Instruction/Learning Environment for First Year Architectural Design Studios." First ACAE Conference on Architectural Education for the Asian Century, Singapore. pp. 115-122. [download]

  • Chien, S.-F. (2001) "Ensuring Usability of CAAD Systems: A Hybrid Approach." CAAD Futures 2001, Eindhoven, the Netherlands. pp 361-374. [download]

  • Chien, S.-F. and S.-G. Shih. (2001) "Design through Information Filtering: a search driven approach for developing a layperson's CAAD environment." CAAD Futures 2001, Eindhoven, the Netherlands. pp 103-110. [download]


  • Chien, S.-F. and S.-G. Shih. (2000) "A Web Environment to Support User Participation in the Development of Apartment Buildings." Advances in Computer-Based and Web-Based Collaborative Systems (Focus Symposium on World Wide Web as Framework for Collaboration), InterSymp-2000, Baden-Baden, Germany. [paper] [presentation]

  • Chien, S.-F. (2000) "A Pilot Study of Using Generative Systems in Architectural Design Process." CAADRIA 2000, Singapore. pp 135-144. [download]

Pre-CODE Years

  • Chien, S.-F. (1998) "Supporting Information Navigation in Generative Design Systems." Dissertation (Ph.D.), School of Architecture, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA. [abstract]

  • Chien, S.-F., M. Donia, J. Jnyder and W.-J. Tsai. (1998) "SG-CLIPS: A System to Support the Automatic Generation of Designs from Grammars." CAADRIA '98, Osaka, Japan. [download]

  • Akin, Ö, et al. (1997) "A Software Environment to Support Early Phases in Building Design." International Journal of Design Computing, vol. 1.

  • Chien, S.-F. and U. Flemming. (1997) "Information Navigation in Generative Design Systems." CAADRIA '97, Taipei, Taiwan. [download]

  • Chien, S.-F. and U. Flemming. (1996) "Design Space Navigation: An Annotated Bibliography." Tech Report (EDRC-48-37-96), Engineering Design Research Center, CMU. [download]

  • Flemming, U. and S.-F. Chien. (1995) "Schematic Layout Design in SEED Environment." Journal of Architectural Engineering, vol. 1. pp 162-169.

  • Chien, S. (1993) "An explanation facility for rule-based expert systems in a graphical environment." Thesis (M.S.), Cal Poly, San Luio Obispo, CA.

  • Myers L., J.Pohl, J.Cotton, J.Snyder, K.Pohl, S.Chien, S.Aly and T.Rodriguez. (1993) "Object Representation and the ICADS-Kernel Design." Tech Report (CADRU-08-93), CAD Research Center, Cal Poly, San Luio Obispo, CA.

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