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Soap Bubbles: a Paradise for Kids and Math Nerds

Soap bubbles are simply irresistible. As is the heading of Section 4.3 of Roberto Piazza‘s book Soft Matter, so I had to borrow it for this post. 203 more words

Glimpses

Footings and Connections

Footings and Connections

Origin of the Study

We initially created a rectangular for our Grid shell. However, it was suggested we make them long, and angular to match the shape of the grid shell. 722 more words

Gridshells

Minimum Surface Presentation and Prof. Andrew Kudlass visit to our Class

Today, we introduced our second Grid Shell Model, produced entirely from our sessions on Grasshopper / Rhino, and made at the scale of ¾ inch = 1 foot,  with double the materials. 1,265 more words

Gridshells

4th Minimal Surface Blog Entry

Our Grasshopper Based Grid Shell Physical Model Exploration and

Our Grasshopper Digital Model Exploration…

Our Grasshopper-based Grid Shell Physical Model… 1,469 more words

Gridshells

Minimum Surface (January 31, 2014)

Friday, January 31, 2014.

San Antonio, Texas

Third Minimal Surface Blog Entry

(Conclusion of our Physical Model)

Changes on Our Minimal Surface Model:  The diagonal shaped columns. 1,431 more words

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Minimal Surface Blog Entry

Friday, January 24, 2014.

San Antonio, Texas

 Minimal Surface Blog Entry

More Research on Minimal Surfaces

Besides circus tents, nomad tents or clearance sale tents, minimum surface construction has evolved into something more sophisticated, substituting mesh for steel as in the case of Kenzo Tenge in Japan, thin structural concrete like in the case of Felix Candela in Mexico, Argentina and Spain. 1,403 more words

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Minimal Surface Blog Entry (correction).

Friday, January 17, 2014.
(Correction)
San Antonio, Texas

 Minimal Surface Blog Entry (corrected January 24, 2014).

Origin of the Term Minimal Surface

Before Frei Otto’s comprehensive investigation on minimal surface structures, the main precedent we had were: 1,598 more words

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