Gramazio Kohler Research
Open Positions
The Digital in Architecture II HS22
Immersive Studio - HIL-Z AS22
Computational Design III-IV HS22/FS23
Immersive explorations of architectural acoustics
MAS DFAB: Eggshell Pavilion
Elective course HS22
The Digital in Architecture I FS22
Augmented Realities - Worldmaking 4
The Digital in Architecture II HS21
Augmented Realities - Worldmaking 3
Robotic 360° Light Painting
The Digital in Architecture I FS21
The Digital in Architecture II HS20
MAS DFAB: Rapid Clay Formations (Brunnen)
The Digital in Architecture I FS20
Seminar Week FS20
MAS DFAB: Rapid Clay Formations (Rio)
The Digital in Architecture II HS19
Robotic Landscapes III
MAS DFAB: Up Sticks
Seminar Week AS19
The Digital in Architecture FS19
Seminar Week SS19
The Digital in Architecture II HS18
Robotic Landscapes II
MAS DFAB: Rapid Clay Formations
Zero-Waste Geometry
Seminar Week AS18
ROB|ARCH 2018 Workshop
MAS DFAB: Gradual Assemblies
The Digital in Architecture FS18
Robotic Landscapes I
Malleable Voxels
MAS DFAB: minijammed
Seminar Week
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
The Fragile Structure 2
The Fragile Structure 1
Procedural Landscapes 2
Procedural Landscapes 1
Seminar Week
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 Opening 2
The Opening 1
The Sequential Wall 2
The Sequential Wall 1
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
All three final models, end of October 2013.
All three final models in the robotic facilities end of October 2013.
Alle Tuerme im Studio. Im Studio 2013 wurden 14 Tuerme gebaut.

The final tower.
The final tower.

Close-up of the final tower.
Close-up of the final tower.

Design of Robotic Fabricated High Rises 2, SEC Singapore ETH Centre, 2013
In the context of the Future Cities Laboratory (FCL) at the Singapore ETH Centre (SEC), the Professorship for Architecture and Digital Fabrication of Fabio Gramazio and Matthias Kohler has built up a unique laboratory to research the potentials of robotic processes for the design and construction of high rise typologies in Southeast Asia. The research team of Module II is representing the chair at FCL and has built a unique laboratory to investigate how computational design, coupled with robotic technologies has the potential to liberate this interesting building type from its still dominant, but culturally and technologically obsolete subjection to the economies of scale, of serialisation, and standardisation.

Design of Robotic Fabricated High Rises 2 is being conducted for the second consecutive year. In 2013 it is organised as collaboration with the Faculty of Architecture of the National University of Singapore (NUS). While the first year Robotic Fabricated High Rises 1 focused on experimentation with the robotic facilities in order to define material and fabrication processes that are suitable for 1:50 scaled model building, the second year builds upon previous experiences and is more geared towards an evolution of architectural typologies.

Gramazio Kohler Research, ETH Zurich

Collaborators: Michael Budig + Raffael Petrovic (project lead), Willi Lauer, Jason Lim
Students: Johan Julius Petrus Aejmelaeus-Lindström, Pun Hon Chiang, Kai Qi Foong, Yuhang He, David Jenny, Lijing Kan, Ping Fuan Lee, Jean-Marc Stadelmann, Andre Wong

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Gramazio Kohler Research
Chair of Architecture and Digital Fabrication
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