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NCCR Digital Fabrication

NCCR stands for National Centres of Competence in Research and are programmes funded by the Swiss Confederation to researches in key areas for the Swiss economy. Usually this huge grants were given to sectors including nanotechnology, biomedical engineering, finance and so on. Last year for a group of researcher coming from various disciplines at ETH […]

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Freeform reciprocal frame system

This four day workshop was held in Salerno in September 2013 with Daniel Piker and Gennaro Senatore as tutors. The goal was to design and build a reciprocal frame system from a freeform surface, helped by the new kangaroo tools Daniel was developing. You can have an idea of what a reciprocal frame system is […]

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ITKE/ICD Research Pavilion

ITKE Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design and ICD Institute for Computational Design, both headquartered in the University of Stuttgart, are two of the most progressive research architecture department in the world, along with IAAC, AA and a few others. These departments are headed by Ian Knippers and Achim Menges respectively. This pavilion was […]

Books

Directory of good lectures.