Research papers and short essays you will profit from.
Eurocodes for free
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.
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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 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.
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.
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.