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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





Graded Structures 1, ETH Zurich, 2015
Elective Course (4ECTS)
During this semester, the students will explore the architectural potentials of robotic extrusion of spatial mesh structures. Typically, structures are assembled from discrete elements, such as, for example, concrete beams or timber members. With the bespoke robotic fabrication process at hand, however, we will foster the potential of the continuous extrusion of filaments to design and fabricate spatially graded structures. These are characterized by the gradual variation in composition and structure compared to their volume, corresponding to specific material and structural requirements. Through computational design, simulation and robotic fabrication we will investigate a range of different typologies and their potential in the aggregation of larger structures. As such, the students will learn how to generate and articulate geometrically complex designs through robotic programming, and their translation into physical prototypes.
Credits:
Gramazio Kohler Research, ETH Zrich

Collaborators: David Jenny (project lead), Stefan Caranovic
Students: Apostolinas Apostolos, Sandrine Badoux, Brigitte Clements, Natalia Daukszewicz, Victoria Farzaneh Vinta Fard, Aurle Gheyselinck, Linda Hatava, Henrik Ilvesmki, Nikolai Kuchin, Jing Han Lee, Anna Maragkoudaki, Kiler Marusa, Jonathan Ong, Despoina Pippa, Alfred Pun, Marcelo Rovira Torres, Alana Tam, Stphane de Weck, Westerhuys Thorben, Christoph Zechmeister
Sponsor: Extrudr, Fussach



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Gramazio Kohler Research
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