All posts filed under: structure

SELF-SHAPING TEXTILES: Form-finding of tensile surface structures through 3D printing on pre-stressed fabric

Textiles have been used in architecture ever since humankind began to build. Already nomadic tribes have used their tensile strength, flexibility and adaptability to build their first shelters. Nowadays, the development of highly engineered fibers with growing strength-to-weight ratio as well as new production technologies […]

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Meshworks Berlin

Computational Design and Fabrication Workshop Dates: 5th – 7th, 12th – 13th Aug 2016 Tutors: Agata Kycia & Patrick Bedarf Participants: Maria Selkou, Natalie Peter, Kai Peter, Charlie-Camille Thomas, Romana Scholz, Werner Budde, Anna-Amalia Gräwe, Park Geun Woo Location: Fab Lab Berlin MESHWORKS BERLIN builds upon previous workshops investigating complex […]

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High-rise Design Principles /// DRX 2013

Research theme: Vertical Net Structures [DRX 2013] Date: 23.07.2013 Tutor: Agata Kycia Location: HENN, Berlin, DE Description: The workshop introduces recent developments and tendencies in the design of tall buildings to the DRX 2013 researchers. Through a series of lectures, Agata highlights the critical aspects in […]

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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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Haikou Tower

Type: High-Rise Area: 384.000 m² Location: Hainan, CN Design: HENN Status: Best 1st Prize Client: Hainan Airlines Role: Building & Facade Design, Masterplan & Landscape The 450m tall Haikou Tower is a centerpiece of the masterplan in the new Central Business District of Haikou, the […]

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