Digital Fabrications: Architectural and Material Techniques (Architecture Briefs)

Digital Fabrications: Architectural and Material Techniques (Architecture Briefs)

Lisa Iwamoto


Architectural pioneers equivalent to Frank Gehry and Greg Lynn brought the realm to the intense types made attainable by way of electronic fabrication. it truly is now attainable to move designs made on a working laptop or computer to computer-controlled equipment that creates real development parts. This "file to manufacturing facility" technique not just permits architects to achieve projectsfeaturing advanced or double-curved geometries, but in addition liberates architects from a dependence on off-the-shelf construction elements, permitting initiatives of formerly unbelievable complexity.

Digital Fabrications, the second one quantity in our new structure Briefs sequence, celebrates the layout ingenuity made attainable by way of electronic fabrication suggestions. writer Lisa Iwamoto explores the equipment architects use to calibrate electronic designs with actual varieties. The booklet is geared up in response to 5 sorts of electronic fabrication ideas: tessellating, sectioning, folding, contouring, and forming. tasks are proven either of their complete types and in operating drawings, templates, and prototypes, permitting the reader to monitor the method of every exceptional development spread. Digital Fabrications offers tasks designed and equipped via rising practices that pioneer ideas and test with fabrication methods on a small scale with a home made perspective. Featured architects contain Ammar Eloueini/DIGIT-AL Studio, Elena Manferdini, Brennan greenback, Michael Meredith/MOS, workplace dA, Mafoomby, city A+O, method Architects, Andrew Kudless, IwamotoScott, Howeler Yoon, Hitoshi Abe, Chris Bosse, Tom Wiscombe/Emergent, Jeremy Ficca, SPAN, city A&O, Gnuform, Heather Roberge, styles, and Servo.

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