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AAG 2016 Workshop
Spatial Extrusions 2
Spatial Extrusions
Graded Structures 2
Graded Structures
Robotic Wire Cutting Summerschool
Spatial Wire Cutting
Extruded Structures
Remote Material Deposition Installation
Remote Material Deposition
Depth Modulations 2
Design of Robotic Fabricated High Rises 2
Depth Modulations
Complex Timber Structures 2
Complex Timber Structures 1
Robotic Metal Aggregations
Shifted Frames 2
Design of Robotic Fabricated High Rises 1
Shifted Frames 1
Spatial Aggregations 2
Spatial Aggregations 1
Robotic Clay Molding
The Fragile Structure 2
The Fragile Structure 1
Procedural Landscapes 2
Procedural Landscapes 1
Curved Folding
The Interlocking 2
The Interlocking 1
The Sequential Structure 2
The Sequential Structure 1
Explicit Bricks
The Programmed Column 2
The Programmed Column 1
Open Air Theater
Voxels 2
Voxels 1
The Stacked Pavilion
The Opening 2
The Opening 1
The Sequential Wall 2
The Sequential Wall 1
Acoustics
The Foam
The Resolution Wall
Construction Hoarding
The Dissolved Wall
Domoterra Lounge
The Perforated Wall 2
The Perforated Wall 1
The Programmed Wall
The Oblique Hole


The Voxel Furniture, ETH Zurich, 2009
Elective Course
During the elective course prototypes for the new outdoor furniture of the “Science City” campus have been developed. Through additive layering of foam blocks with variable length and differing hardness it was possible to address functional requirements such as seating comfort, weight and stability. Foam was the ideal material to meet the differing requirements portability of large sized furniture pieces and durability. The material was organized within a three dimensional spatial grid that allowed the following production of 1:1 test pieces with our robotic fabrication facility. The expertise developed during the semester formed the basis for the development of a new seating unit.
Credits:
Gramazio Kohler Research, ETH Zurich

Client: Science City, ETH Zurich
Collaborators: Silvan Oesterle (project lead), Ralph Bärtschi, Michael Knauss, Mike Lyrenmann
Students: Dominik Aegerter, Andreas Aeschbacher, Sarina Fahrni, Esther Götz, Katharina Kassner, Michi Keller, Roberta Margnetti, Anne Mikoleit, Andreas Mueller, Marc Pancera, Nathalie Pietrzko, Moritz Pürckhauer, Severin Ritter, Frederic Schwarz, Grete Soosalu, Caspar Teichgräber, Fabian Troxler, Jeanne Wellinger, Tiffany Wey, Franz Wietersheim, Jade Yang
Selected experts: KCAP Ute Schneider

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Gramazio Kohler Research
Chair of Architecture and Digital Fabrication
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