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ThinkParametric Offers Free Online Classes

Launched in May of 2014, ThinkParametric is an online platform for learning the tools of the digital architecture trade. Gaining access to their video tutorials and the benefit of their online community would usually set you back $29 per month,… Sigue leyendo

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Morphing: Mathematical Transformations In Architecture

Cylinders, spheres and cubes are a small handful of shapes that can be defined by a single word. However, most shapes cannot be found in a dictionary. They belong to an alternative plastic world defined by trigonometry: a mathematical world… Sigue leyendo

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Defining a More Purposeful Architecture: A Guide to Current Architectural Trends

The current state of architectural design incorporates many contemporary ideas of what defines unique geometry. With the advent of strong computer software at the early 21st century, an expected level of experimentation has overtaken our profession and our academic realms… Sigue leyendo

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AA DLAB 2014: The Natural and Digital Worlds Combine With Root-Like “CALLIPOD” Pavilion

Created for AA DLAB 2014 – the annual summer workshop undertaken by the Architectural Association at their Hooke Park facility – the 4.4 metre wide “CALLIPOD” pavilion blends perfectly into the wooded surroundings, appearing as though the roots of nearby trees have sprung… Sigue leyendo

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Guggenheim Helsinki Design Competition: A Parametric Analysis

The following analysis of the Helsinki Guggenheim competition entries was contributed by Federico Reyneri, partner at LPzR associates architects, and his research team.…
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Students of Ball State Construct Parametric Tensegrity Structure for Local Art Fair

A group of architecture students from Ball State University, together with professors Gernot Riether and Andrew Wit, have transformed a post-industrial landscape in Muncie, Indiana, into a new destination for the city’s local art fair with the construction of the Underwood Pavilion. The parametric tensegrity structure, made from 56 lightweight, self-shading modules of Elastan fabric, provides visitors with refuge from the sun and framed views of the surrounding landscape. More about the structure, after the break.

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Parametric Space / Zaha Hadid Architects, Kollision, CAVI, Wahlberg

Zaha Hadid Architects worked together with design office Kollision, CAVI and Wahlberg to create the interactive installation ‘Parametric Space’ for the exhibition ‘Zaha Hadid – World Architecture‘, which is on view at the Danish Architecture Centre through September 29, 2013.… Sigue leyendo

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Pure Emergence: Tom Beddard’s Amazing Fractal Architecture


Though we have previously covered the amazing fractal creations of Tom Beddard, we thought it would be worth revisiting his work to find some examples of his architectural explorations. As we’ve discussed many times, parametric modeling is becoming more popular in the architecture world, thanks largely to Patrik Schumacher of Zaha Hadid Architects. While many …Continue Reading
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