(R)evolution – Design and building: a synergy to reinvent?

May 23, 2018By Oceane EkraComputational Design, Events, Robotics No Comments

The future of the construction industry lays in its ability to spread the use of new tools and methods at the design stage as well as the construction stage. How can technologies influence design? How can we adapt our mindset to this new manufacturing processes? What will be the next challenges in the future? Come to this first “(R)evolution Day” … Read More

Talk “BIM and COMPUTATIONAL DESIGN Vol.3: Towards convergence?”

March 5, 2018By Oceane EkraComputational Design, Events, Robotics No Comments

What is BIM, What is Computational Design, What is Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and what is Design by Data ? Welcome to the third edition of this open debate around the evolution of creative practices and their impact on design, manufacture and building. This year, the talk BIM et Computational Design will highlight the relationship between designers and … Read More

Talk “BIM and COMPUTATIONAL DESIGN Edition n°2”

March 29, 2017By Oceane EkraComputational Design, Events No Comments

After the success of the 1st edition of the “BIM and Computational Design” Talk, École des Ponts ParisTech French prestigious engineering school is pleased to invite you to a new event dedicated to the following subject: “Questioning relationships between software and creativity for Architects and Engineers”. How do the diverse design professions approach the evolutions … Read More

Discover the works of structural artist Chris Williams

February 8, 2017By Francesco CingolaniComputational Design, Events No Comments

Students and Academic staff of École des Ponts ParisTech welcomed the past week one of the great “structural artists” of our time: Dr Chris Williams. Organised by the Thinkshell community at the school, this event is an opportunity to discover the work of this incredibly creative structural engineer. As we can read on his University of Bath’s … Read More

Breaking news / workshop by the androgynous New-Territories

September 2, 2016By Francesco Cingolani3D Printing, Computational Design, Digital Arts, Digital Manufacturing, Robotics, Workshops No Comments

Within the context of DESIGN by DATA Advanced Master opening next week in Paris, we are honoured to announce one of the most prestigious events of our DESIGN by DATA OFF program : The Shadows ROOM / workshop by the androgynous New-Territories (with F. Roche as his-her personal secretary) at FRAC Orléans   For more information … Read More

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