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FormWriter is a low-threshold, no-ceiling programming
language for making 3D form. As opposed to using a CAD modeling environment (like 3D Studio Max or Form*Z), the designer generates arrangements and transformations of simple forms algorithmically: by writing code. The current Lisp implementation uses OpenGL 3D graphic libraries, to provide a textual way to generate three-dimensional forms: planes, rectangular solids, spheres and cones, and meshes.

last updated 8.24.2006 by Mark D Gross

FormWriter How-To Working Memo - pdf
Mark D Gross, Ming-Chun Lee
DMG Working Paper

Writing Form
Mark D Gross and N. John Habraken
Design Studies 3(5)