AADRL Spyropoulos Design Lab Project XO In Process

January 12, 2016By Alessandro CarabiniRobotics No Comments

Spyropoulos Design Lab continues its research on mobile, self-aware and assembled systems. This years emphasis pushes our hybrid soft robotic behavioural prototypes and evolutionary computational taxonomies. AADRL Spyropoulos Design Lab Project: XO Tutors: Theodore Spyropoulos, Mostafa El Sayed, Apostolis Despotidis Students: Aleksandar Bursac, Suzan Ibrahim, Lisa Kuhnhausen, Georgia Tsoli

One decade of Gramazio Kohler Research at ETH Zurich – The Architecture of Digital Fabrication

January 4, 2016By Alessandro CarabiniDigital Manufacturing No Comments

In 2005, the group of Gramazio Kohler Research built the world’s first robotic laboratory to explore the intersections between architecture and robotics. This endeavour has been formative for the discipline, setting precedence and de facto creating a new research field merging interests in computational design, material innovation and automated fabrication. Now, ten years later, the … Read More

Active Matter Summit Sessions at MIT

December 29, 2015By Alessandro CarabiniComputational Design, Digital Manufacturing No Comments

In recent decades, developments in software and hardware technologies have created dramatic shifts in design, manufacturing and research. Software technologies have facilitated automated process and new solutions for complex problems. Computation has also become a platform for creativity through generative art and design. New hardware platforms and digital fabrication technologies have similarly transformed manufacturing, offering … Read More

Using computer algorithms in design is like “sculpting with a new material”

December 28, 2015By Alessandro CarabiniComputational Design, Digital Manufacturing, New Materials No Comments

Alessandro Zomparelli of Italian design studio MHOX, which produces customised 3D-printed fashion accessories, says designing with computer algorithms is like exploring a new material. “It’s exciting to be a designer today, because we have digital tools that allow us to create something incredible,” Zomparelli says in the the movie, which was filmed by Dezeen at … Read More

GHOST CELL – TRAILER by Antoine Delach

December 15, 2015By Alessandro CarabiniArchitecture, Computational Design No Comments

Ghost cell 3D Paris scan / more : antoinedelach.com/GHOST-CELL A la fois film scientifique, documentaire et balade onirique, Ghost Cell est une plongée en relief au cœur des entrailles d’un Paris organique vu comme une cellule au travers d’un microscope virtuel. Scientific and dreamlike documentary at once, Ghost Cell is a stereoscopic plunge into the … Read More


December 7, 2015By Alessandro CarabiniComputational Design No Comments

Project Website: idealstandardprojects.com Ideal Standard Artists Projects: vimeo.com/121590554 Jotta Creative Studio(London): jotta.com Project Background Info: “Working with neuroscientists, we explored what goes through our minds when we encounter objects for the first time. Specifically, we looked at how our brains respond to form and function and the relationship between them. We wanted to take the … Read More


November 4, 2015By Alessandro Carabini3D Printing No Comments

A project by Hyunchul Know, Amreen Kaleel, Xiaolin Li CurVoxels is a research group in Research Cluster 4, MArch Architectural Design, Wonderlab, The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, directed by Ar. Manuel Jiménez García (MArch AD WonderLab, Research Cluster4 Tutor at The Bartlett School of Architecture, London) and Ar. Gilles Retsin (MArch AD WonderLab, Research Cluster 4 Tutor at The … Read More

Digital Grotesque . Printing Architecture

September 5, 2015By Alessandro CarabiniDigital Manufacturing No Comments

Digital Grotesque is the first fully immersive, solid, human-scale, enclosed structure that is entirely 3D printed out of sand. This structure, measuring 16 square meters, is materialized with details at the threshold of human perception. Every aspect of this architecture is composed by custom-designed algorithms. Please visit digital-grotesque.com for a further description. Architects: Michael Hansmeyer … Read More