Papers

Research papers and short essays you will profit from.

Eurocodes for free

https://law.resource.org/pub/eur/ibr/

IASS Recommendations for concrete shells

WG5 Recommendations for Reinforced Concrete Shells and Folded Plates 1979

Paneling architectural freeform surfaces

A novel method for panelization by Michael Eigensatz, Martin Kilian, Alexander Schiftner, Niloy J. Mitra, Helmut Pottmann, Mark Pauly. Here you can find the reference.

Computational Architecture [Master’s Thesis]

You can read more about it here.

Other Resources

Decoding the City

2015-03-30 19:07:59 lorenzog88
[caption id="attachment_192562" align="alignleft" width="246"]Decoding the City Decoding the City[/caption] Decoding the City is the latest book edited by Dietmar Offenhuber and Carlo Ratti of MIT Senseable Lab collecting some 13 articles on, as the subtitle reads - Urbanism in the Age of Big Data - the use of Big Data analysis for urbanism. The book is divided in 3 chapters:
  • Data - Source and Collection
  • Representation - Models and Visualization
  • Places - Implications for Design
In Big Data analysis, a major role is played by data visualization therefore the book showcases novel infographics to make data understandable to the general public in a very effective way. You can find a copy of the book here.
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Shell Structures for Architecture

2014-08-24 07:24:18 lorenzog88
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="300"]Shell Structures for Architecture - Form Finding and Optimization Shell Structures for Architecture Form Finding and Optimization[/caption] A very comprehensive book on form finding and optimization in architecture, it collects several works by emerging researchers in the field along with others. Sigrid Adriaenssens, Philippe Block and Chris Williams investigate well-known architectures such as the roofing for the inner courtyard of the Maritime Dutch Museum or the Queen Elizabeth II courtyard in the British Museum.
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Fifty Years of Progress for Shell and Spatial Structures

2013-09-27 17:39:43 lorenzog88
Fifty Years of Progress for Shell and Spatial Structures

Fifty Years of Progress for Shell and Spatial Structures

This book encompasses the best researches and projects presented during fifty years of evolution in building engineering, from Frei Otto’s Olympiastadion to Grimshaw’s Eden Project.

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Architectural Geometry, by Helmut Pottmann

2013-09-27 17:26:04 lorenzog88
Architectural Geometry

Architectural Geometry

The must have book for anyone interested in architectural geometry!

Either you are interested in sophisticated free forms shapes, or you just want to have an insight on what we are talking about, that’s the book for you!

Available in English and German.

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