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This paper by Alessandro Liuti, Sofia Colabella, and Alberto Pugnale, presents the construction of Airshell, a small timber gridshell prototype erected by employing a pneumatic formwork.

In this paper by Gregory Charles Quinn, Chris J K Williams, and Christoph Gengnagel, a detailed comparison is carried out between established as well as novel erection methods for strained grid shells by means of FE simulations and a 3D-scanned scaled physical model in order to evaluate key performance criteria such as bending stresses during erection and the distance between shell nodes and their spatial target geometry.

In this paper by Frederic Tayeb, Olivier Baverel, Jean-François Caron, Lionel du Peloux, ductility aspects of a light-weight composite gridshell are developed.

In this paper by Julian Lienhard, Holger Alpermann, Christoph Gengnagel and Jan Knippers structures that actively use bending as a selfforming process are reviewed.

In this paper by B. D’Amico, and A. Kermani, H. Zhang, a ‘facilitating’ numerical framework is introduced in which, for a given continuous reference shape, a geometrically similar discrete model is found by implementation of a six degree of freedom formulation of the Dynamic Relaxation method, to handle members bending and torsional stiffness.

This paper by John Harding, Will Pearson, Harri Lewis, and Stephen Melville, describes the work of Ramboll Computational Design during the design and construction of the Ongreening Pavilion timber gridshell.

The paper by John Haddal Mork, Steinar Hillersøy Dyvik, Bendik Manum, Anders Rønnquist, and Nathalie Labonnote introduces a kinematic gridshell principle built with the smallest possible module.

The paper by Roberto Naboni discusses the process of computational design, analysis and fabrication for a lightweight super-thin gridshell structure.

This paper by Enrique Soriano defines geodesic gridshells and discusses their suitability for scarce budgets and low-tech manufacturing of free-form shells.

In this context by Philippe Charest, André Potvin, Claude M. H. Demers, and Sylvain Ménard, there is a renewed interest in systems allowing the materialization of curved surfaces such as timber gridshells, which can be defined as shells with their structures concentrated in strips.

This Research by Tobias Wallisser, Gonçalo Castro Henriques, Amanda Ribeiro, Ronaldo Lee Menna addresses a local/global gap bridging local building technologies with algorithmic design and digital evaluation.

This study by Concetta Sulpizio, Alessandra Fiore, Cristoforo Demartino, Ivo Vanzi, and Bruno Briseghella, deals with the problem of form-finding of concrete double-curved surfaces.

This paper by Abtin Baghdadi, Mahmoud Heristchian, Harald Kloft has modelled and studied Isler’s eight shells in the fnite element software, Abaqus, as a homogeneous section together with a composite layer to allow for assignment of re-bars of the reinforced concrete material.

In this paper Yang Liu, Helmut Pottmann, Johannes Wallner, Yong-Liang Yang, and Wenping Wang show how to optimize a quad mesh such that its faces become planar, or the mesh becomes even conical.

This paper by Matthias Rippmann and Philippe Block, discusses new ways of digitally generating voussoir geometry for freeform masonry-like vaults.

In this paper by Lorenz Lachauer, Matthias Rippmann, and Philippe Block, a fully digital design process –from form finding to fabrication– for compression-only masonry shells will be presented.

LiABlock_3D by Lucrezia Cascini, Raffaele Gagliardo, and Francesco Portioli, is a novel software tool for the limit equilibrium analysis of masonry structures modelled as assemblages of three-dimensional rigid blocks subjected to live loads and settlements.

This work by Mara Capone, Emanuela Lanzara, Francesco Paolo Antonio Portioli, and Francesco Flore is aimed at designing an inverse hanging shape subdivided into polygonal voussoirs (Voronoi patterns) by relaxing a planar discrete and elastic system, loaded at each point and anchored along its boundary.

This thesis by Dragos Naicu, upon reviewing the design and construction processes of previous timber gridshells, puts forward a structural model that aims to represent the true nature and specifics of single and doublelayered timber gridshells.

This paper by Alessandro Liuti, Sofia Colabella, and Alberto Pugnale presents the construction of Airshell, a small timber gridshell prototype erected by employing a pneumatic formwork.

In this paper by Gregory C Quinn, Christoph Gengnagel, and Chris JK Williams, a detailed comparison is carried out between ...

This paper by Benjamin Felbrich, Nikolas Früh, Marshall Prado, Saman Saffarian, James Solly, Lauren Vasey, Jan Knippers, and Achim Menges describes the integrated design process and design development of a large-scale cantilevering demonstrator, in which the fabrication setup, robotic constraints, material behavior, and structural performance were integrated in an iterative design process.

Christoph Klemmt and Rajat Sodhi propose a method of double-curved façade construction that utilises identical discrete panels during the forming process, which are then trimmed in order to align to the desired free-form envelope.

Christoph Klemmt, Igor Pantic, Andrei Gheorghe, and Adam Sebestyen propose a methodology of discretized free-form Cellular Growth algorithms in order to utilize the emerging qualities of growth simulations for a feasible architectural design.

This paper by Kyle Schumann presents a sequence of introductory pedagogical exercises prescribed to undergraduate architecture students aimed at rapid skill development in analog and digital workflows.

This document by Andrea Settimi, Petras Vestartas, Julien Gamerro, and Yves Weinand aims to provide an overview of Cockroach’s most recent point cloud processing applications applied to digital fabrication and design.

This research by Xuyou Yang, Ding Wen Bao, Xin Yan, and Yucheng Zhao suggests an approach to accelerate the topology optimisation process of structures in architectural form-finding by replacing iterative calculation procedures with an end-to-end algorithm via conditional generative adversarial networks.

This paper by Sida Dai, Michael Kleiss, Mostafa Alani, and Nyoman Pebryani presents a reinforcement learning (RL) based design method for kinetic facades to optimize the movement direction of shading panels.

This paper by Farzaneh Oghazian, Nathan Brown, and Felecia Davis presents an optimization-based calibration process for tuning a digital formfinding algorithm used with knitted textile materials in architectural tension structures.

M. Gardiner, R. Aigner, H. Ogawa, and R. Hanlon present a design method that prioritises in-context design for origami surfaces with periodic tessellations in a parametric CAD workflow using Grasshopper 3D.

This research paper by Vishu Bhooshan, Mathias Fuchs, and Shajay Bhooshan explores the use of 3D-printing technologies in prototyping of Topology Optimization (TO) driven design.

The aim of this paper by Samuel Wilkinson and Sean Hanna is to demonstrate a new approach to approximating wind pressure on tall buildings for the application of generative design exploration and optimisation.

This research by Omid Oliyan Torghabehi identifies the key design parameters and design constraints of reciprocal systems. The results demonstrate the complex coupling of geometry, structural performance and fabrication in these systems, hence an essential need for application of an integrative design process.

This research Omid Oliyan Toghabehi, Peter von Buelow, Steven Mankouche, and Kasey Vliet studied the natural occurrence of branch bifurcations in different wood species to develop practical concepts for design and fabrication of timber joinery in a single bifurcated wood form which would replace traditional mortise and tenon or steel connections.

This research paper by Omid Oliyan Torghabehi presents a novel computational workflow for design, analysis and fabrication of multi-performance reciprocal systems with planar elements.

This thesis by Roland Hudson, is aimed at establishing a detailed understanding of the tasks related to this new specialism and to develop a set of considerations that should be made when undertaking these tasks.

The present research by Luis Quispe and Wilfredo Ulloa applies the Parametric Design (PD) and Generative Design (GD) for the generation of complex structures, through the BIM methodology, being implemented in design phase of a new modern proposal for Pavilion J1 of the National University of Engineering from Perú.

Vasiliki Kondyli, Mehul Bhatt, and Timo Hartmann present a precedent-based parametric design method that integrates people-centred design “precedents” rooted in empirical evidence directly within state of the art parametric design systems.

This paper by Arturo Lyon and Rodrigo Garcia presents three projects involving the design and fabrication of architectural structures through the use of different parametric software and digital manufacturing methods.

This research by Fay Al Khalifa, looks into the impact of using spatial installation projects on the ability of fourth-year architecture students to understand and recall complex philosophical ideas related to architecture and urbanism.

The work presented in this paper by B. D’Amico, A. Kermani, H. Zhang, has aimed to facilitate the design of actively bent grid shells, with particular attention on the use of timber.

This paper by John Harding, Will Pearson, Harri Lewis, and Stephen Melville, describes the work of Ramboll Computational Design during the design and construction of the Ongreening Pavilion timber gridshell.

This research by Philippe Charest, André Potvin, Claude Demers, and Sylvain Ménard develops an analytical exercise that identifies achievable levels of timber gridshell complexity aiming to generate recommendations to design more accessible constructive systems.

This paper by Thomas Wortmann and Bige Tuncer examines Parametric Design (PD) from the perspective of contemporary architectural practice.

The thesis by Paul Poinet, examines the interdisciplinary concept of Multi‑Scalar Modelling through the scope of the AEC domain’s requirements to improve the existing design workϐlows in industry.

This research by Adie Awad Fareez Alnobani, explores possible mediating languages that are capable of embodying traces of generative behavior resulting in geometries that are adaptable to context and design decisions.

This research by Yi-chin Lee, Daniel Cardoso Llach,Joshua Bard, and Eunsu Kang, presents Hybrid Embroidery, a system for interactive fabrication that leverages the potential of computation to broaden the possibilities of the embroidery craft.

In this thesis, we propose a strategy for generating patterns for brick laying on compression free-form shells. The strategy is based on geodesic coordinates which guarantees an equal length between its coordinates curves, which for brickwork means an equal spacing between the bed joints.

This paper aims for strained gridshells built entirely from straight or circular lamellas of the same radius and with orthogonal nodes.

This thesis aims to resurrect geometry in architecture and engineering in connection with the rapid development of new digital tools for design and production—particularly the connection between the structural action related to the design of the geometrical patterns on shells structures are treated.

In this thesis, which marks an important step in a personal research adventure initiated in 2010, we try to embrace the issue of the design of elastic gridshells in all its complexity, addressing both theoretical, technical and constructive aspects.

The goal of this research is to develop a computational design to production tool for vaulted timber reciprocal frame structures using an optimized connection typology and a sustainable timber-based material.

This paper demonstrates a generative design process based on collaboration between designers, robotic tools, advanced software, and nuanced material behavior.

This paper demonstrates how to construct arbitrary smooth free-form surface geometries by weaving carefully optimized curved ribbons. They present an optimization-based approach to solving the inverse design problem for such woven structures.

This paper explores the possibilities of active kirigami geometry — folding with the addition of strategically placed cuts and holes — through geometry, simulations, and responsive materials exploration.

In this paper the construction development of a kinetic hybrid structural prototype and its analysis as regards possible structural configurations, based on parametric-associative design logic are presented.

This paper presents Bistable Auxetic Surface Structures, a novel deployable material system based on optimized bistable auxetic cells.

This research, in the field of wooden curved surfaces fabrication, move from developable surface manufacturing and from "paneling" to "kerfing". This technique consists in transforming a rigid material in a flexible one and the problem to solve is how to cut the flat shape to obtain the design surface.

This paper describes a design framework that is presented for creating self-supporting membrane tensegrity shell structures with spatial openings, enabled by novel reciprocally tessellated strut configurations.

This project aims to engage a new material practice and next steps in digital fabrication in architecture through the production of models and prototypes via cutting-edge parametric and associative software that interface fabrication technologies in related, but alternative disciplines.