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3D spatial analysis tools

Case Study: Suzhou Daily High-Rise Location: Suzhou, CN Design: HENN Collaboration: TU Dresden, Centre for Knowledge Architecture Dresden Role: Building design & tool development How one could increase social interaction in a high-rise building ? A case study for this exploration is the “Suzhou Daily” headquarters […]

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Minimal path computation

  Research Program: DRX 2012 /// Minimal Surface High-rise Structures Host: HENN Berlin Project: Prototower 03 – Ultra-lightweight Spaceframe Structure using minimal path computation Researchers: Agata Kycia (HENN), Danae Polyviou (TEUFFEL Engineering Consultants), Anna Wawrzinek (FU Berlin) The design concept of this Prototower was derived from the formations […]

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DRX 2012

The exhibition in the Dog Ear Films studio Berlin took place on the 7th September 2012 and presented results of  Design Research Exchange 2012– a residency program for researchers hosted by HENN. During the eight-week long workshops we were working in mixed teams from various […]

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Real-time simulations in the design process

Type: Design computation Research Institution: TU Delft Design: Agata Kycia, Krzysztof Gornicki Year: 2009 This project aims at investigating continuity of the computational design processes, starting from behavioural analysis systems, through generative procedures up to the final construction. Proposed building is a result of a real-time programming based […]

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Concept of adaptability in associative design

Institution: IAAC, Barcelona Design: Agata Kycia Tutor: MartinSobota Status: Master Thesis Year: 2008 This project aims at exploring concept of adaptability and the role of computer in the design process, focusing on on the associative software as a basic design tool, investigating potentials of component-based […]

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WF_101 PARAMETRIC MODELLING AND CAM TECHNOLOGIES Location:  Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Architecture Dates: November 2009 – February 2010 Tutors: Krzysztof Gornicki,  Dorota Kabala, Krystian Kwiecinski, Agata Kycia, Michal Piasecki Description: The seminar taught by co-founders of WF aimed at introducing principles of parametric […]

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Aesthetics and creativity in evolutionary design

Institution: TU Delft Researchers: Aurelie Hiao, Roxana Palfi, Agata Kycia Year: 2010 This research project focuses on the issues of subjectivity in evolutionary design processes, exploring its potential and constraints in terms of aesthetics and creativity. It provokes questions about what should be the right balance […]

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