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OPENSYSTEMS will showcase its awarded competition entry for The Peak, Hong Kong competition at Storefront Galley in New York. The exhibition is entitled The Competitive Hypothesis and examines the politics behind architectural competition. The show is organized by Think-Space in collaboration with Storefront gallery. Following the details: Exhibition: January 22 - February 15, 2013 The Competitive Hypothesis is an exhibition examining the politics behind the architectural competition.

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Nervous System – explorations in generative design and natural phenomena Have you ever done a puzzle that has no beginning or end? Where you don’t know up from down? Get lost in the infinite galaxy puzzle. The infinity puzzles are […] design playgrounds Posts Tagged ‘Parametric Architecture’ We are happy and excited to announce that finally after a long time we have a launch day for ThinkParametric. Hy-FI is the winning proposal for this year MoMA´s PS1 competition, a tower-like topology volume composed by compostable bricks that use corn stalks and mushroom roots in their process of elaboration. In this tutorial you will learn how can you create shell-like surfaces made of planar hexagons using Kangaroo´s Planrization Forces. The Centenial Chromagraph is an installation/ data visualization portraying the history of the University of Minnesota School of Architecture.Their creators refer to it as an exercise in data spatialization where the use of computational tools were employed to generate formal and spatial constructions with large quantities of data. Pudelma is a pavilion inspired by the traditions of Finnish wood-working and created as part of the European Capital of Culture Program.

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Jennifer K. Gorsche Tweet Elastic deformation of the pavilion's glass-fiber reinforced plastic lamellas gives its facade movement (Soma) A 34,000-square-foot kinetic media facade represents the themes of Korea’s international exhibition no boxes! Fritz Obermeyer’s Jenn is a nicely crafted java application that allows a playful examination of structures in non-Euclidian space, more specifically Coxeter polytopes in stereographic projection. These complex geometric structures are the 4-dimensional Sisters to the polyhedra and have, what seems like, recursive interiors and packing formations that resemble bubbles in foam. The applet allows you to fly through these structures and orient the camera view according to your whims; other controls include toggles for the kind of rendering display settings. Perhaps I shouldn’t report it, but there are also some nice rendering glitches on some of the selected models on certain views. The word ‘polytope’ was introduced by Alicia Boole Stott , the daughter of logician George Boole.

Tutorials How to Edit R Charts in Adobe Illustrator A detailed guide for R users who want to polish their charts in the popular graphic design app for readability and aesthetics. How to Make an Animated Map in R, Part 4 January 2007 "LE CHAMP" is a study for a small gallery for architecture in NYC; within the host of that SOM project with a very low budget and a tight scheddule, marc fornes & theverymany is investigating the notion of field and distributed design. from "animate" rules, to shift in morphology, to mutate... back for the purpose of the exercice (lacking of US army budget and time frame developpment) to "animate" as a possible result of differnet forecast, the flow -within "LE CHAMP"- has been the most litterally expressed via a field vectors, actual device support for presentation panels which should be simply laser-cut onto a full spectrum of colored acrylic panels. project protocol written in rhinoscript (rhino v4.0) VECTOR FIELD ( mathematics a VECTOR FIELD is a construction in vector calculus which associates a vector to every point in a Euclidean space.

CMA CGM Headquarters by Zaha Hadid photographed by Hufton+Crow Zaha Hadid's 142-metre tower for French shipping company CMA CGM in Marseille is documented in these new images by London photographers Hufton + Crow (+ slideshow). The 33-storey structure, which was completed in 2011, is currently the tallest building in the city and features a glazed facade with a seam of tinted glass running up through its centre. The darkened glass tapers outwards at the top, creating the illusion of swelling upper storeys although the building actually has a rectilinear body that only curves outwards at its base. Located within Marseille's 480-hectare Euroméditerranée development zone in the north of the city, the CMA CGM Headquarters functions as the primary offices for the transportation company, bringing together over 2400 employees that had previously been located on seven different sites. Zaha Hadid Architects also designed a 135-metre-long annex building, which is joined to the tower with a curving glass bridge.

Stylianos Dritsas « Scriptedbypurpose Stylianos Dritsas is working in the architectural practice of Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates in London for the past two years. He is involved in the design development of a series of large-scale high-profile buildings around the globe. Prior to that he studied Design and Computation in MIT where he earned his Masters of Science. He had the opportunity to collaborate with some of the most inspiring and widely acknowledged faculty of MIT in digital design research projects; namely dECOi Architects and MY Studio. MINIMAL COMPLEXITY PROTOTYPE LONDON 2010 – VLAD TENU Following tests on several assembly systems applied to the triply periodic minimal surfaces, the Minimal Complexity perspex prototype is the first developed system that emerged from the ‘Minimal Surfaces as Architectural Prototypes’ research project. Due to the modularity of the surfaces,the fabrication strategy was reduced to creating a set of components with a geometry built around the 16 triangular faces of the mesh of the fundamental region of the Schwarz P Surface – chosen as a case study. The final surface was then created from multiple identical or mirrored instances of the basic region.

codedchromics I hadn’t heard about this before but fist (whoops, mean first) saw this earlier this month mentioned on Syuzi Pakhchyan’s blog Wearable Technology (always an inspiration!) Sophie de Oliveira Barata offers a ‘real’ option ‘surreal’ option and an ‘unreal’ option – you’ve just got to love that! Here are some of the incredible decorated and unusual prosthetics from The Alternative Limb Project - “The Alternative Limb Project offers a personal and friendly bespoke service, which provides unique prosthetics to blend in with the body or stand out as a unique piece of art, reflecting the wearer’s imagination, personality and interests. We will involve the wearer in all stages of the process from conception of ideas to the final work.