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Architect _ fabricator _ educator

Architect _ fabricator _ educator
Design as a Performative Material Practice (Summary) P e r f o r m a t i v e D e s i g n It’s emphatically about Material Capabilities. Peter Rice held the notion that textiles had the same buoyant future as steel. 1 His work and ideas were a catalyst that transformed the Design Process order to: Material, Structure and Form. Performative Design as a Material Practice decrees acquiesce to invent new structural types and ways to use materials. D e c o d i n g M a t e r i a l

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industrial design magazine + resource / Exclusive category Posted by core jr | 22 May 2014 | Comments (0) Jean Lin at center, with (from left): Kyle Garner, Sit and Read; Kellen Tucker, Sharktooth; Kai-wei Hsu, KWH Furniture; Pete Oyler, Assembly; Nora Mattingly, Assembly; Hiroko Takeda; Michael Maloney, Colony; Hillary Petrie, Egg Collective; Crystal Ellis, Egg Collective; Ryden Rizzo, Allied Maker; Will Kavesh, Token; and Emrys Berkower, Token This article was originally published in the C77 Design Daily, Vol. 1, Issue 2, on May 17, 2014. Launching in Manhattan next month, Jean Lin's new design showroom will bring together a dozen studios to share space and collectively raise awareness of independent American design. By Mercedes Kraus Jean Lin is taking a real estate gamble in Chinatown, and she's gathered a group of emerging designers to ante up with her.

GhPython For designers who want to use the same flexible language everywhere, GhPython is the Python interpreter component for Grasshopper that allows to execute dynamic scripts of any type. Unlike other scripting components, GhPython allows to use the rhinoscriptsyntax to start scripting without needing to be a programmer. Once on-board and with some practice, you can also get the most of external Python and .Net modules and libraries. This component is open-source, and works in Rhino 5. Join this group to receive updates of new versions, and visit the Grasshopper forum for support. [Sub]Code This page is set up to host bits of codes and sample algorithms. Those algorithms are free to be explored or even shared with proper recognition to the author.Please let me know if you reached any interesting result using any piece of the code provided. Before downloading anything from Digital [Sub]stance you consent to the following license agreement Digital [Sub]stance by Marios Tsiliakos is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Based on a work at Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at

draft works who we are draft works is a design studio and fabrication lab rooted in the belief that the true success of a project comes when it is physically built. To this end, we are focused on bridging the divide between the field of design and the act of fabrication.

Path Mapper Help As a result of a request please find a series of examples for using the Path Mapper component. The First installment of this is showing the Path Mapper imitating some already existing components. Flatten, Graft, Simplify and Flip Matrix. There is also an additional example showing Integer Divide to which there is no existing component.

New Fabrications for Architecture The Euclid robot and Ron 2.0 make their first 3D printed object. This was just a simple test print on the Euclid robot now that it is fully up and running, but it came out better than I was expecting. This whole layer based printing business is pretty easy. The details: It is printed with ABS plastic,size is 12 inches tall and 5x5 inches in plan.

Digital Morphologies Nebula Lamp reflect a research about computational tools as essential elements for the form finding process and additive manufacturing as a meaning of production. The 3d printed object is no longer just a prototype, but is the final product; and the characteristic look of the 3D printing plastic is no longer synonymous with an uncompleted design process but is a symbol of new processes that override in meaning and functionality the old ones.Industrial Design, Print Design, Product Design2012 A Bracelt generated using Weaire–Phelan structure, a complex 3-dimensional structure representing an idealised foam of equal-sized bubbles.The initial foam has been helicoidal-shaped and slightly distorted to suit a wrist, the final object can be 3D printed in nylon, stainless steel, abs, and other various and fancy materials. Product Design2008

Adaptive Scaffolding This definition creates a thickened ground geometry from two sloping curves. Scaffolding grows out of the thickened ground, and its dimensions are derived from the ribs in the ground. This scaffolding can then be trimmed by a curve and a cylinder as if it were growing around walls and buildings. Click here to download the definition. Digital Origami Background An ancient Japanese proverb says: "If you meet a person that is able to make many items of different shape by folding up simple sheets of paper, don't think it is trivial, but try to learn.” The “first wave” of digital architecture hit the world in the mid nineties. Ninety percent of all final projects at Chris Bosse’s faculty were hand-drafted on tracing paper and out of balsa wood. Three years later, for his masters project, 90 percent of his fellow projects were digital. The digital revolution happened fast.

Metal Construction News-Magazine Feature.Just Like Origami By Mark Robins, Senior Editor, Posted 05/01/2014 Architect Jason A. Silva, AIA, owns a 3,000-squarefoot warehouse full of nothing but cardboard. That's because he started a group called SacDigiFab based around sharing digital fabrication concepts and rapid prototyping with corrugated cardboard full-size mockups.

Architecture « ParaPractice ParaPractice Architecture CRISTINA PARREÑO AT ARCO MADRID: PAPER CHANDELIERS Architecture Parametric Modeling in AutoCAD: AECbytes Viewpoint #32 AECbytes Viewpoint #32 (May 16, 2007) Neil C. Katz Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, LLP Many people are surprised by some of the work that I do at SOM. Poly(Methyl methacrylate) Description of Acrylic Acrylic, or poly(methyl-methacrylate), is a transparent thermoplastic that has the transparency of glass at half the weight. Some of the key properties of Acrylic are optical clarity (clearer than polycarbonate), weather resistance, UV stability (does not yellow), impact resistance (many times greater than glass) and dimensional stability (does not shrink). There are three basic types of Acrylic: Cell Cast Acrylic, Continuous Cast Acrylic and Extruded Acrylic. Acrylic Sheet Fabrication and Processing