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

July 25, 2016By Stephanie Lenne3D 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 Stephanie LenneArchitecture, 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

4D Printing: Shapeshifting Architectures

March 29, 2016By Stephanie Lenne3D Printing, Biodesign, New Materials No Comments

A team at the Wyss Institute and Harvard SEAS has developed a new microscale printing method to create transformable objects. These “4D-printed” objects go a step beyond 3D printing to incorporate a fourth dimension–time. The method was inspired by the way plants change shape over time in response to environmental stimuli. This orchid-shaped structure is … Read More

XenoCells // Wonderlab 2015

November 18, 2015By Domenico Di SienaBiodesign, Computational Design No Comments

by Alisa Andrasek with Jong Hee Lee Feng Zhou Ningzhu Wang Column design @ at Exo Evolution ZKM (zkm.de/en/event/2015/10/globale-exo-evolution) computation: cellular division (see: andylomas.com/extra/andylomas_paper_cellular_forms_aisb50.pdf) ++ gravity// fabrication: multi-material robotic extrusion fabricated at Bartlett B-Made//