This paper by Stephanie CHALTIEL and Maite BRAVO exposes the process for the implementation of new digital and physical methods for monolithic shells design and construction using digital fabrication techniques combined with enjoyable manual craft.
This research by Yuchen Sharon Sung and Yingjui Tseng involves a study of skins of high-rise residential buildings using the methodology of shape grammar to find out the rules which determine the combinations of the facade patterns and to analyze the patterns’ parameters using software Grasshopper.
This article by Filipa Osório, Alexandra Paio and Sancho Oliveira describes the current state of an ongoing research that proposes the use of kinetic Rigid Origami foldable surfaces to be used as roofs for spaces with big spans and the practical contribution that the Design Studio Surfaces INPLAY has brought to it.
This study by Henry Marroquin, Mate Thitisawat and Emmanouil Vermisso addresses the need for flexible design method identified in today’s architectural practice. Different workflows for coupling the parametric design with simulations of heat flow and radiation are examined.
This article by Martin Bielik, Sven Schneider and Reinhard König presents a graph-based spatial analysis toolset which authors have recently developed as an extension of the visual scripting language Grasshopper3D for Rhino.
This project by Gabriel Esquivel, Dylan Weiser, Darren J Hartl and Daniel Whitten was inspired by Op Art, a twentieth century art movement and style in which artists sought to create an impression of movement on an image surface by means of an optical illusion.
This paper by N. De Temmerman, L. Alegria Mira, A. Vergauwen, H. Hendrickx & W. P. De Wilde explores the possibilities of transformable structures in architectural and structural engineering.
This project by Viola Zhang, William Qian and Jenny Sabin emerged from collaborative trans-disciplinary research between architecture, engineering, biology, and materials science to generate novel applications in micro-scale 3D printed ceramics.
This article by K. Károlyfi, G. László, F. Papp and R. Bükkösi, describes the conceptual design process of an equestrian centre, presenting the covered stadium of the building complex in detail, designed it as a free-form, wide-span steel structure.
This paper by Ahmad Eltaweel and Yuehong SU presents a literature review on parametric design in architecture practice and put a focus on its applications in daylighting and solar radiation, which can have an essential impact on energy saving.
The aim of this research is to present a prototype of an adaptive structure, with an acoustic application, to control sound quality and perception in spaces where this has a central role, such as theatres or concert halls.
This paper by Asterios Agkathidis and Tuba Kocaturk reflects a collaborative, research led design project, aiming to explore the potentials offered by incorporating parametric / generative tools and performative lighting simulation software.
Fractal geometry formation, which is focused on this study by Asli Agirbas, is a system seen in nature. A model based on fractal growth principle was proposed for tile design.
In this essay by Parinaz Mansourimajoumerd and Mohammadjavad Mahdavinejad, studies are about using kinetic design and fabrication method in one project despite ordinary ways regard to the two main points…
The paper by Rivka Oxman examines the uniqueness of seminal parametric design concepts, and their impact on models of parametric design thinking (PDT).
This paper by Nathan Miller will provide a detailed overview of the parametric methodologies which were integral to the design and development of the Hangzhou Tennis Center.
This paper presents how advancements in technology and computation may change the process of design. Intelligent Design Systems are introduced as a successful example of teaching “Computational Methods” by Dr. Arash Soleimani.
Additive Formwork by Brian Peters, explores the potential and advantages of 3D printed, flexible formwork for precast concrete architectural applications.
This paper by Mostapha Sadeghipour Roudsari and Anne Waelkens introduces a custom workflow for modeling frit patterns for daylight simulation on buildings, which streamlines quantitative and qualitative daylight analysis.
This research by Yassin Ashour and Branko Kolarevic outlines a creative optimization workflow using a Multi-Objective Optimization engine called Octopus that runs within Grasshopper3D and simulation software DIVA for daylight factor analysis.
This paper by Jessie Rogers and Marc Aurel Schnabel evaluates, along with expert assessment, the novel, evolving and creative instruments employed for a digital design process. Applications within this paper derive outputs which are attention-grabbing.
In this paper by Boris Plotnikov, Gerhard Schubert and Frank Petzold, A design platform has been developed which supports a seamless connection between freely shaped physical models, GIS data and Grasshopper3D.
In this paper by Andrea E. Del Grosso and Paolo Basso, the behavior and purpose of deployable structures are considered to be quite specific, focusing on the change of shape, which is usually obtained by a single degree of freedom transformation.
This paper by Asbjørn Søndergaard, Oded Amir and Michael Knauss presents a novel method for the integrated design, optimization and fabrication of space-frame structures in an autonomous, digital process.
The research presents a methodology and tool development which delineates a performance-based design integration to address the design, simulation, and proving of an intelligent building skin design and its impact on daylighting performance.
The paper by Marta Barozzi et al. presents an overview of adaptable envelopes and shading systems applied in contemporary architecture; it offers a study of different design approaches and a brief analysis of exemplifying case studies.
This paper proposes a framework for automated brickwork using a machine learning model based on image-to-image translation (Conditional Generative Adversarial Networks).
In this research it is of special concern to encapsulate Garifuna vernacular architecture by means of shape grammars. The research provides a clear documentation of the grammars implemented in Grasshopper.
This paper by Aleksandar Čučaković, Biljana Jović and Mirjana Komnenov provides an initial exploration of natural forms streamed into geometric patterns, providing a basis for further research that may find use in generative architectural design.
This paper by Aleksandru Vuja, Milan Lečić and Vesna-Mila Čolić-Damjanović examines some of the recent developments in the architectural design through analysis of selected architectural projects and their models.