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Generative Design Experiments

For a while I’ve been interested in the idea of generative design – where 3D CAD files can automatically generate endless forms in response to certain inputs from the user, or through algorithms or random events. 173 more words


Attend: Vitamin B Presents About:Face

I don’t say this very often, but this event is truly important. Not only is it going to be a sweet party with some of the best breaks anywhere on the planet at this point. 337 more words



I have finally found out how to do paneling with grasshopper! This is something that I have really want to figure out and one of my major goals in learning parametric design. 91 more words

Peng Cheng, Jiaxin, Haoming and Jingya's Laser Cut Maquette.

Third years; Peng Cheng, Jiaxin, Haoming and Jingya have been exploring how to turn their computer generated Rhino models into physical ones, this model combines laser cut hexagons with match sticks, simply glued together. 93 more words

Is All Design Parametric?

An interesting point was brought up today. The very nature of architecture, and in fact most design processes are essentially parametric in nature only because the designer has to think in parametric terms. 403 more words


Hypar Infinity

Inspired by minimal surfaces, more specifically triply periodic minimal surfaces, Hypar Infinity is a component based pavilion constructed from plywood sheets. The first part of the research focused on triply periodic minimal surfaces, that are locally area-minimizing, have a zero mean curvature and repeat themselves in three directions. 160 more words

Burning Man

Infinite Territory

‘Infinite Territory’ invites burners from the surrounding playa to it’s periphery; its simple mirrored cubic exterior reflects the picturesque landscapes, unpredictable weather and inspirational artworks, creating an experience of both the real and the reflected whilst encouraging unexpected discoveries throughout the journey of the Burning Man Festival. 554 more words