Replay Conference n°4 @ La Gaîté Lyrique with special guest Yasmine Abbas

July 28, 2016By Francesco CingolaniDigital Arts No Comments

In this video, Yasmine Abbas discusses contemporary mobilities, our immersion in fluid spaces, world inhabited by strange creatures, hybrids, humans, and non-humans and the neo-nomads that we have become. Needs of memorable experience and anchoring in a world that is always in flux calls for particular architecture and architectural processes that take into account mobile … Read More

Cilllia – 3D Printed Hair Structures for Surface Texture, Actuation and Sensing

July 25, 2016By Francesco Cingolani3D Printing, Biodesign, Computational Design No Comments

Looking into the Nature, hair has numerous functions such as to provide warmth, adhesion, locomotion, sensing, a sense of touch, as well as it’s well known aesthetic qualities. This work presents a computational method of 3D printing hair structures. It allows us to design and generate hair geometry at 50 micrometer resolution and assign various … Read More

ICD/ITKE Research Pavilion 2015-16

July 21, 2016By Francesco CingolaniArchitecture, Biodesign, Computational Design, Robotics No Comments

ICD/ITKE RESEARCH PAVILION 2015-16 – STUTTGART 2016 Institute for Computational Design (ICD) – Prof. Achim Menges Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design (ITKE) – Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jan Knippers University of Stuttgart – Faculty for Architecture and Urban Planning The Institute for Computational Design (ICD) and the Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design (ITKE) … Read More


July 15, 2016By Francesco Cingolani3D Printing No Comments

Exhibition Video Polyomino Research – sponsored by Stratasys USC School of Architecture Polyomino – Reconsidering Serial Repetition in Combinatorics The Polyomino research seeks to breach the gap between physical and digital by crowdsourcing design in the hands of players. A VR game interface allows users allocate, rotate or remove modular units. The video … Read More