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MAS Architecture and Digital Fabrication
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
Robot control and scanning feedback integrated in a design-to-fabrication software framework
Build-up of the dome - correspondence between the designed and an actually scanned shape
Wall built-up based on the point-to-angle database

Integrated software solution for the whole design-to-fabrication process
Half-finished tower structure

Robotic fabrication of a cone structure
Robotic fabrication of a cone structure

Remote Material Deposition, ETH Zurich, 2014
Elective course (4CP)
Remote Material Deposition explores the idea of robotically positioning material in space from a distance and thereby creating differentiated architectural aggregations that are a direct expression of a dynamic and adaptive fabrication process. As such, the elective course focused on the bi-directional link between digital and material processes, data and construction, and its integration within the architectural design. This approach was tested and validated through a series of scaled prototypical structures not only broadening the tectonic spectrum but also asserting a specific architectural expression as a result of incorporating adaptive fabrication logic directly into the design process.
Credits:
Gramazio Kohler Research, ETH Zurich

Collaborators: Luka Piskorec (project lead), Sebastian Ernst, Kathrin Drfler
Students: Ayad Daniel, Maged Elsadek, Neel Jain, Orkun Kasap, Brenni Maria Seline, Yina Ng, Anna Szabo, Kosar Tayebani, Andreas Thoma, Maja Zeller

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Gramazio Kohler Research
Chair of Architecture and Digital Fabrication
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