Today we are checking out AB-USE II Workshop being put on during February 11-15 at the University of Patras.  The workshop is going to explore the possibilities through the incorporation of scripting in MEL (Maya Embedded Language) that is being integrated in Autodesk Maya design software.  Check it out after the jump!

SCHOOL: School of Archtiecture, University of Patras
PROFESSORS: Yannis Zavoleas, Dimitris Zisimopoulos, Vassili Pappas, Vasilis Stroumpakos, Ioanna Symeonidou
COURSE: Workshop – codeabuse.wordpress.com
DURATION: 11-15 February 2013

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Abusecomputation Workshop

Today we bring you another workshop.  This time we’re featuring the University of Patras’ “Abusecomputation Workshop.”  The focus is to establish computation as more than just a means to produce a product which can then be adjusted and fine tuned to create instant variation across a system;  Computation itself is to become the medium for design in architecture.  So, in a sense, they would argue Function follows Form … follows Computation.

SCHOOL: University of Patras Department of Architecture
PROFESSORS: Yannis Zavoleas, Dimitris Zisimopoulos Vassili Pappas,
Vasilis Stroumpakos, Ioanna Symeonidou

COURSE: Abusecomputation Workshop
PROGRAMS: MAYA Design Software
YEAR: 20-24 February 2012

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Stadium Metaplasia – Christos Koukis – University of Patras

In most European countries the sport of Soccer has immersed itself into every facet of one’s everyday life and in this case the stadium has entwined itself into the very fabric of the city.  Christos Koukis’s ‘Stadium Metaplasia’ is an intriguing investigation into the scripting of architecture, where the control comes from an understanding and manipulating of computer code.  Check out more after the jump!  

SCHOOL: University of Patras
PROFESSORS: Vasilis Stroumpakos
STUDENTS: Christos Koukis
YEAR: 2011
COURSE: Thesis

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