Deceptive Landscape Installation Algorithmic patterning strategies for a small pavilion

Deceptive Installation

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.

Visual analytics for generative design exploration

Visual Analytics

This thesis by J. van Kastel proposes a visual analytics system that visualizes design geometries and performances of a large data set of design alternatives in a highly interactive data environment.

TWIN-Z Concept Car

TWIN-Z Concept Car

The Twin-Z car in collaboration with Renault sets out to explore opportunities of shape and geometry to seamlessly integrate a variety of different functions and elements within a continuous form.

Frsh Pavilion Parametric Design

Frsh Pavilion

The Frsh pavilion appears to result from a series of explorations addressing alternative approaches, techniques and methodologies in the arts and applied sciences realm.

Paper Wave Kinetic Installation

Paper Wave

“The Paper Wave” is one of the longest Kinetic Lights installation so far. A 65m-long array of Kinetic Lights hovers above the car runway. The installation looks like a delicate wave and is made of paper-thin sheets that smoothly change colors and positions.

Thinking difference: Theories and models of parametric design thinking

Parametric Design Thinking

The paper by Rivka Oxman examines the uniqueness of seminal parametric design concepts, and their impact on models of parametric design thinking (PDT).

Hangzhou Tennis Center Parametric Design

Hangzhou Tennis Center

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.

Armadillo Parametric Pavilion

Armadillo Pavilion

The “Armadillo” pavilion is the result of a commission made to the students of the subject of Parametric Architecture and Digital Manufacturing , at the School of Architecture of the University of the Basque Country (UPV / EHU).

Generative Design Exploration: Computation and Material Practice

Generative Design Exploration

This dissertation by Mania Aghaei Meibodi examines the capacity of algorithm—as a basis for computation—to diversify and expand the design exploration by enabling the designer to link disparate models and different representational mediums.

FLOTSAM & JETSAM 3d printed pavilion

FLOTSAM & JETSAM

These large-scale pavilions form an immersive entry environment to the 2016 Design Miami Exhibition. After SHoP Architects was awarded the 2016 Design Miami Visionary Award with an invitation to design the entry, the firm quickly reached out to Branch Technology

Modelled on Software Engineering: Flexible Parametric Models in the Practice of Architecture

Flexible Parametric Models

In this thesis Daniel Davis considered, using a reflective practice methodology, how software engineering may inform parametric modelling. Across three case studies he took aspects of the software engineering and apply them to the design of parametric models.

Computational Design Thinking

Computational Design Thinking

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.

Hoberman Arch

Hoberman Arch

The arch was designed by Chuck Hoberman to be used as a mechanical curtain for the Olympic Medal Plaza’s stage. It is a semi-circular aluminum structure, which opened like the iris of a human eye.

Biomimicry of Feathers for Airport Design

Biomimicry of Feathers

This thesis by Sarah Sunyoung Park, will examine the design of an airport building through biomimicry. Because of a correlation between flights, airplanes, airports, and feathers, she has selected a feather for her biological inspiration.

Minima | Maxima

Minima | Maxima

Minima | Maxima is the latest Structural Stripes “Crawling Assembly'” from MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY. This permanent installation provides a moment of contemplation amid the busy grounds of World Expo 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan.

Lignum Pavilion

Lignum Pavilion

Designed by Frei+ Saarinen Architekten, the aim of the Lignum Pavilion is to inform the public about the possibilities of wood applications in the construction field.

Parametric Architecture

Parametric Architecture

This investigation will analyse and define the definition for Parametricism. It will analyse and compare multiple parametric theories. Then using case studies to endeavour how parametricism has been used in the design process.

Flexible Wood

Flexible Wood

dukta semi-finished boards are based on a patented process for making wood and wood-based materials flexible. The boards can be cut on one or both sides and are very pliable and transparent, allowing a great deal of freedom in designing. 

Trylletromler Parametric Pavilion

Trylletromler

FABRIC Architecture introduced a new spatial concept in the royal garden in Copenhagen by stretching the understanding of the ‘pavilion’ towards the most elementary architectural element in garden design: the fence.

Faceted Pendant Lights

Faceted Pendant Lights

Overall this light by Allison Patrick from Zipper8Design measures approximately 12 inches, but what really makes it unique is the construction method.

Parametric Architecture - Total Fluidity

Total Fluidity

For this research, Mrigank Nath decided to consider Fluidity as a parameter in the building construction in India. The main idea is to understand how a building, in simple terms behave like fluids.

Triple S 3D Printing Fuses Thai Craftsmanship to Create Habitable Concrete Structures

Triple S

‘Triple S’ –developed in 2017– is based on traditional Thai craftsmanship to generate Surface, Structure, and Shelter in a single process; its specific artisanal form creating beautiful framework for structural purposes, easily building living spaces.

Building Skin Intelligence

Building Skin Intelligence

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.

Uiliuili Bench

Uiliuili Bench

Architect Piotr Zuraw has designed a bench named uiliuili, as part of the Wroclaw City Furniture Project. The bench was constructed by the University of Wroclaw in Poland. 

PUSH Bowls: From 2D to 3D

PUSH Bowls

Designed by architecture and design firm The Fundamental Group, PUSH lets you shape it into the perfect container for all of your important things.

The Anatomy of the Hand

The Anatomy of the Hand

Make a fashion accessory out of leather. This was the brief for the “Craft the Leather” competition that motivated Renee Verhoeven to create her series “The Anatomy of the Hand”.

Sedona Table

Sedona Table

A polished aluminium dining table inspired by the infamous red rocks of Sedona; the form references the peaks and plateaus of Sedona’s unique sandstone formations. This design by Janne Kyttanen has a strong Silhouette and organic triangular detailing.

Twine House

Twine House

Designer Antony Gibbon has visualised a conceptual house called Twine, which sits under a wave-like piece of concrete within a landscape of rolling hills. Gibbon conceived Twine as a twisting concrete structure, which reflects the hills surrounding.

On the Brink

On the Brink

On the Brink exhibition was shown at the Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, and presented a digitally generated and fabricated wall consisting of wooden bricks.

Architectural Experiments

Architectural Experiments

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.