Advances in Architectural Geometry 2014 by Philippe Block, Jan Knippers, Niloy J. Mitra, Wenping Wang

By Philippe Block, Jan Knippers, Niloy J. Mitra, Wenping Wang

This ebook comprises 24 technical papers awarded on the fourth variation of the Advances in Architectural Geometry convention, AAG 2014, held in London, England, September 2014. It deals engineers, mathematicians, designers, and contractors perception into the effective layout, research, and manufacture of advanced shapes, with the intention to aid open up new horizons for architecture.

The booklet examines geometric facets inquisitive about architectural layout, starting from preliminary notion to ultimate fabrication. It makes a speciality of 4 key issues: utilized geometry, structure, computational layout, and likewise perform within the kind of case reviews. moreover, the e-book additionally good points algorithms, proposed implementation, experimental effects, and illustrations.

Overall, the booklet provides either theoretical and functional paintings associated with new geometrical advancements in structure. It gathers the various elements of the modern architectural developments that push the construction envelope in the direction of loose shape for you to reply to a number of present layout challenges.

With its advent of novel computational algorithms and instruments, this publication will end up an awesome source to either beginners to the sphere in addition to complicated practitioners.

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D. thesis, Aarhus School of Architecture, Aarhus, pp. : A method for the realization of complex concrete gridshell structures in pre-cast concrete. In: Synthetic Digital Ecologies: proceedings ACADIA, pp. 209–216. : Realisation of complex precast concrete structures through the integration of algorithmic design and novel fabrication techniques. In: Proceedings AAG, pp. 161–174. : The tectonic potentials of concrete. D. thesis, Aarhus School of Architecture, Aarhus, pp. : Thin shell concrete from fabric molds.

Thesis, Aarhus School of Architecture, Aarhus, pp. : Thin shell concrete from fabric molds. pdf (2009). Accessed 16 Apr 2012 Modular Fibrous Morphologies: Computational Design, Simulation and Fabrication of Differentiated Fibre Composite Building Components Stefana Parascho, Jan Knippers, Moritz Dörstelmann, Marshall Prado, and Achim Menges Abstract The paper presents a bottom-up design process based on the transfer of biomimetic design principles and digital fabrication strategies for modular fibrebased structures, as demonstrated on a full-scale prototype pavilion.

Ch; manuel. ch © Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015 P. Block et al. 1007/978-3-319-11418-7_4 47 48 P. Eversmann et al. The following sections explain the basic mechanisms of such a system in order to get an understanding of the constructive feasibility. The main structural principles constraining the design also reveal the flexibility of the system and show the possibility to use it as a design driving principle. 2 Structural Glass In contemporary architecture there is an increasing demand for transparency.

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