This Paper by Dr.-Ing Martin TRAUTZ presents a method of developing the folding plate principles on spatial structures also with irregular and freeform geometries.
This paper was edited by Berfu Ayhan, is about the use of crystal metaphor traces, a discontinuous emergence at the intersections between humanity- natural history and architectural thought, where nature has been accepted to develop human experience in creating arts.
This paper was edited by Rudi Stouffs and Sevil Sariyildiz, aims to investigate the use of building performance simulation tools as a method of informing the design decision of NZEBs.
This exhibition was curated by Michael Stacey, explores the relationship between architecture, manufacturing techniques and digital technology.
This paper by Kas Oosterhuis, is about a pavilion for the world horticultural exhibition Floriade 2002 designed by ONL. The pavilion is a spaceship, a closed autonomous object that landed on the Floriade. Architecturally, there is no distinguishable difference between wall, floor or ceiling.
This essay by Nikolas Patsavos and Yannis Zavoleas, present working collaboratively on the role and nature of architecture theory in the discipline of architecture, gathered in Chania in the summer of 2010, in order to focus on the collateral relations between digital/material and depth/surface.
This article that guest-edited by Rivka Oxman and Robert Oxman, announces a new order in design and construction.
This article by Ajla Aksamija, John Haymaker and Abbas Aminmansour, explores interdisciplinary approaches that address advanced materials, building technologies, environmental and energy concerns, computational design, automation in construction and design delivery methods.
This thesis by Constantin Spiridonidis and Maria Voyatzaki, present the meaning of innovation in architecture. All architectural development in time is based upon the critical questioning of some aspects of the preexistent and established formal expressions and of their underlying values and principles. There can be no architectural creation without overcoming the existent, without remodeling, reorganizing or reconstructing, to a certain extent, the established; that is to say, there is no architecture without innovation.
This thesis by Sabin -Cristian ȘERBAN, will examine in what manner and to what degree do two specific instances of the concept of language overlap in this digital age of architectural production: the artificial and perfectly logical machine-language, and the language of architectural form.
This thesis by Elizaveta D Edemskaya, explores the advantages and shortcomings of standardized and non-standardized design and construction techniques relating to architectural double-curvature metal frame constructions through a discussion of some examples from the pre- and post-computational eras.
This thesis by Neal Panchuk, represents an investigation into biomimicry and includes the development of a design method based on biomimetic principles that is applied to the design of curved building surfaces whose derived integral structure lends itself to ease of manufacture and construction.
This thesis by Wael Salah Mansour Abdelrahman, investigates an architectural design Methodology based on a “Modeling–Simulation–Optimization” framework to control the thermal performance of the building envelope.
The main aim of this research by Asmaa Gamal Abdellfattah Elsayed Hassan, is to define the effectiveness of both parametric design and Genetic Algorithms approaches for assessing various solar screens’ parameters and to optimize screen configurations that improve both indoor daylight quality and thermal performance while providing minimum energy consumption.
In this thesis by Ardavan Bidgoli, he has investigated the architectural robotics opportunities by reviewing its design space and characteristics in academia and practice.
This thesis by Hauwa Olabisi Yusuf, focuses on the evolving nature and concepts of digital- computational designs and attempts to elucidate the impacts on the architectural design process.
The purpose of this thesis by Reguina Chakirova, is to explore the future role of architecture in the fabrication of dwellings and the future shape of the city as it transforms to accommodate autonomy.
This thesis by Patrik Schumacher, tries to appraise how, in recent years, our discipline’s problem solving capacity has been advanced, and might be further advanced, through the advancement of its geometric resources.
This thesis by David M.Sperling and Pablo C.Herrera, responds to the need to grasp more widely the Latin American digital fabrication context linked to the field of architecture.
This thesis by Carmo Gonçalves Machado Cardoso, intends to develop a combination of parametric design, analysis tools and optimization algorithms in order to find an optimal design solution, based on a specific architectural design as a conceptual basis.
This thesis by Sofia Teixeira de Vasconcelos Feist, propose A-BIM as an algorithmic approach to BIM that can offer great benefits to architectural design.
This thesis by Jamil Majed Jamil Alkhayyat, aims to create a framework that provides strategy for designing adaptive kinetic patterns within the digital modelling phase that implemented by parametric and generative design tools, for making changes in the spatial quality response of the building, in order to enhance environmental performance through daylighting passive design.
Transforming ﬂat sheets into three-dimensional structures has emerged as an exciting manufacturing paradigm on a broad range of length scales. Among other advantages, this technique permits the use of functionality-inducing planar processes on ﬂat starting materials, which after shape-shifting, result in a unique combination of macro-scale geometry and surface topography.
This thesis by Marian Azmy Nessim, s took a new approach in handling the global warming problem by learning from nature or through studying biomimicry and trying to translate it to architectural elements.
This thesis by Noémi Friedman, presents an extensive review on different transformable systems used in architecture and civil engineering is given.
This thesis by Tatiana Chichugova, proposing a module design driven form the analysis of natural biological
This thesis by Calvin Fung, through a series of experiments and design explorations, revealed how granular material can become a useful model for thinking, creating, and practicing architecture.
This thesis by Diego Fernando Andrade, presents research in a new computational framework for the automatic generation of geometric feature patterns for industrial design and architectural facades on free-form surfaces.
This thesis by Matthias Nieser, presents research in provide proper discrete analogs of notions and methods of the smooth differential setting, and to establish a corresponding theory.
This thesis by Michael Rabinowitz, presents research in a discrete theory and a set of computational tools for modeling developable surfaces.
This thesis by Patrick Schumacher, presents research in suggestive pointer or shorthand for decisive featuresthat characterize the essential innovation of the work of Zaha Hadid Architecture and indeed parametricism in general.
This graduation thesis by Craig S. Kaplan, presents research in the area of computer-generated geometric art and ornament. Throughout, It shows how modern mathematics, algorithms, and Technology can be applied to the study of these ornamental styles.
The present paper introduces a mechanical model that helps to understand the expansion of a virus capsid in terms of classical principles of structural mechanics.
This graduation thesis by Mohd Syafiq Azmy introduces the definition of the swarm, theory of swarm intelligence, and presents an example of case studies on how a swarm can generate specific architectural typologies.
A reciprocal frame (RF) is a self-supporting structure made up of three or more sloping rods, which form a closed circuit, namely an RF unit.
This graduation thesis by Ulrich Krispel, Christoph Schinko, and Torsten Ullrich, introduces the concepts and techniques of generative modeling. Generative modeling has been developed to generate highly complex objects based on a set of formal construction rules.
This graduation thesis by R.J.M. Wolfs, aims to contribute to the foundations of research on the (structural) behaviour of the to-be-printed shapes and materials by designing a method to study 3D concrete printing technique.
Rabbit by Morphocode is an open-source plug-in for McNeel’s Grasshopper that simulates biological and physical processes. Rabbit comes with a set of 13 components allowing you to model cellular automata and L-systems directly inside Rhino and Grasshopper 3D.
The advent of AI in Architecture is still in its early days but offers promising results. This thesis by Stanislas Chaillou, proposes to evidence this promise when applied to the built environment. Specifically, author offers to apply AI to floor plans analysis and generation.
This project by Elena Vazquez, proposes a digital framework for optimizing the environmental performance of masonry screen walls through shape configuration. The development of the proposed “smart” low-tech framework relies on several computational design methods.
This thesis by Romana Rust, develops around a multi-robotic hot-wire cutting technique, that allows to significantly expand the set of possible hot-wire cutting geometries. This technique modulates the curvature of the hot-wire...
This thesis by Noor K. Khouri, examines Islamic pattern through a parametric, performance-driven framework in the context of conceptual design, when many alternatives are being considered. Form finding is conducted via the force density method...
Voronax_GH is a Grasshopper Component based on the existing eVe | voronax plug-in for Rhino by Programming Architecture. The Component was developed in cooperation with Lorenzo Greco.
These thesis by Ana Cocho Bermejo, will argue about the importance of Dynamic Parametric Architecture versus Static Parametric Architecture. Describing the architectonical and the algorithmic context within which the Emergency Deployable System emerged...
This thesis by Augusto Gandia, investigates computational design methods to tackle two of the most relevant challenges of robotically assembling spatial structures, which include the generation of collision-free robot paths and the handling of tolerance build-up.
This thesis by Satu Niemi, provides one definition and interpretation of biomimicry and a review on how biomimicry could be used in architecture. This is done through a literary study and the analysis of chosen case examples.
This paper by Ruairi Glynn, Vasilija Abramovic and Johannes T. B. Overvelde, presents a project intended to make the complex “Edge of Chaos” theory tangible through an interactive installation based on metamaterial research which demonstrates emergent behavior using Cellular Automata.
The aim of this thesis by Annie Locke Scherer, is to create parametrically-derived folding patterns that approximate irregular, doubly-curved surfaces when assembled. This thesis investigates the relatively unexplored world of origami: kirigami.
The thesis explores various aspects of the application that extend from a rapid modeling method of gyroid structure, experiments, and simulations along with theoretical values for mechanical and thermal properties of gyroid, to topology optimization...
This paper presents a design strategy for a lightweight steel structure assembled by two robots. The developed structure describes a novel typology of spatial structures and consists of steel tubes that form spatial configurations.
This toolkit by joncorrod focuses on the versatile nature of meshes, providing various effective functionalities for working with and editing mesh topology.
In this research by Ehsan Bazafkan, Ladybug and Honeybee, two building performance simulation plugins for Grasshopper, were used within the context of scenarios that mimic real-world architectural design problems. The application of the plugins was analysed.
With this Master Thesis by Thomas Stephan Dirk Dührsen, author is showing how the power and benefits of reusable and interchangeable logic and algorithms can be applied to the workflow of designing membrane structures.
In this paper, authors explore the various constraints in robotic fabrication and assembly processes, analyze their influence on design, and propose a methodology which bridges the gap between parametric design and robotic production.
In this thesis, the central proposition is that further detailed architectural exploration, focused on design for construction 3D printing combined with off-site fabrication methods and digital design tools, is necessary to tease out the potentials...
In this paper by Felix Raspall and Carlos Banon, authors propose and discuss the application of Additive Manufacturing in complex space frames and the theoretical and practical implications.
It is the aim of this article by Ignacio Basterrechea to investigate the possibilities of an adaptable (and/or responsive) system that allows the constructions made today to morphologically adapt to future unforeseen requirements.
This paper by Jae Wan Park, Kostas Terzidis and Takehiko Nagakura, proposes an interactive façade system capable of displaying the meaningful information extracted from this interaction using RFID.
This paper attempts to go beyond existing capabilities in 4D printing to create precise and universal folding techniques that approach a wider range of applications through a series of radically new physical models.