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The Digital in Architecture II HS22
Immersives Studio - HIL-Z HS22
Computational Design III-IV HS22/FS23
Immersive explorations of architectural acoustics
MAS DFAB: Eggshell Pavilion
Modeling: reducing, testing, experiencing architecture
The Digital in Architecture I FS22
Augmented Realities - Worldmaking 4
The Digital in Architecture II HS21
Augmented Realities - Worldmaking 3
Robotic 360° Light Painting
Das Digitale in der Architektur I FS21
Das Digitale in der Architektur II HS20
MAS DFAB: Rapid Clay Formations (Brunnen)
Das Digitale in der Architektur I FS20
Seminar Week FS20
MAS DFAB: Rapid Clay Formations (Rio)
Das Digitale in der Architektur II HS19
Robotic Landscapes III
MAS DFAB: Up Sticks
Seminarwoche HS19
Das Digitale in der Architektur FS19
Seminarwoche FS19
Das Digitale in der Architektur II HS18
Robotic Landscapes II
Rapid Clay Formations
Zero-Waste Geometry
Seminarwoche HS18
ROB|ARCH 2018 Workshop
MAS DFAB: Gradual Assemblies
Das Digitale in der Architektur FS18
Robotic Landscapes I
Malleable Voxels
MAS DFAB: minijammed
Seminarwoche
MAS DFAB: Brick Labyrinth
MAS DFAB: Robotic Pavilion
Force-adaptive Wire Cutting
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
Die fragile Struktur 2
Die fragile Struktur 1
Prozedurale Landschaften 2
Prozedurale Landschaften 1
Seminar Week FS11
Die Verzahnung 2
Die Verzahnung 1
Das sequentielle Tragwerk 2
Das sequentielle Tragwerk 1
Explicit Bricks
Die programmierte Säule 2
Die programmierte Säule 1
Freilicht Theater
Voxels 2
Voxels 1
Die Wandöffnung 2
Die Wandöffnung 1
Die sequenzielle Wand 2
Die sequenzielle Wand 1
Akustik
Der Schaum
Die fraktale Wand
Bauzaun
Die aufgelöste Wand
Seminar Week
Die perforierte Wand 2
Die perforierte Wand 1
Die programmierte Wand
Das schiefe Loch



MAS_2019_2020_T2, Project for the UIA 2020 Pavilion, Rio de Janeiro, 2019-2020
Rapid Clay Formations (Rio)
Rapid Clay Formations originated from the second trimester of the MAS ETH DFAB. The project was developed for the World Congress of Architects UIA 2020 in Rio de Janeiro in form of an undulating wall of twenty meters made entirely from local clay and built by a mobile robot in the garden of Casa Firjan.
For the UIA 2020 clay wall at Casa Firjan in Rio de Janeiro, the aim was to demonstrate how the use of resourceful, energy-efficient and locally abundant materials such as clay can be combined with advanced digital building technologies for a construction method of temporary structures in which the material can be fully reused. A material mix based on locally sourced clay was developed and tested with the goal of minimising shrinkage whilst maintaining enough plasticity to ensure the boding of individual “soft bricks”. These “soft bricks” were developed to be placed by a transportable mobile robotic arm and platform, the In- situ Fabricator, enabling the accurate translation of a digital model into a real world construction.
The project is a precursor to the Clay Rotunda in Berne.

Credits:
Gramazio Kohler Research, ETH Zürich

Auftraggeber:Insight Architecture, for the UIA 2020, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Mitarbeiter:Hannes Mayer (MAS Programmdirektor), David Jenny (Projektleiter),Coralie Ming, Nicolas Feihl, Selen Ercan Jenny
Studenten: Maria Pia Assaf, Jomana Baddad, Frederic Brisson, Yu-Hung Chiu, Rémy Clemente, Ioulios Georgiou, Mahiro Goto, Anton T Johansson, Laszlo Mangliar, Dinorah Martinez Schulte, Edurne Morales Zuniga, Fatemeh Salehi Amiri, Emmanuelle Sallin, Indra Santosa, Eliott Sounigo, Chanon Techathuvanun, Ping-Hsun Tsai
Support: Mike Lyrenmann and Philippe Fleischmann (Robotic Fabrication Laboratory, ETH Zurich), Andi Reusser (Institute for Building Materials, ETH Zurich), Lydia Zehnder (Institute for Geochemistry and Petrology, ETH Zurich)
Ausgewählte Unternehmer: Oxara, Insight Architecture
Industrie Partner: Brauchli Ziegelei AG
Sponsor: Brauchli Ziegelei AG

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