Archipelago – Parametric Pavilion


Today we are checking out a pavilion by the Chalmers University of Technology at the Röhsska Museum of Design in Gothenburg, Sweden.  The project was a semester study into digital fabrication among 33 Students through the use of Grasshopper and Rhino.  Check out the time lapse of the pavilions construction and enjoy the music!

SCHOOL: Chalmers University of Technology
LOCATION: Röhsska Museum of Design, Gothenburg, Sweden
COURSE: Material and Detail
PROGRAMS: Grasshopper and Rhino
YEAR: Summer 2012

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Manufacturing Diffusion – Anthony Policastro


Sometimes professors can push you in the wrong direction, where you are forced to explode into your own design explorations to keep your sanity.  This submission is a self investigation during the past semester at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by Anthony Policastro, in just one those instances, which sparked this amazing design.  His project took on creating something as simple as a light through an intense investigation into digital fabrication and material studies.  Check it out after the jump!

STUDENT: Anthony Policastro
SCHOOL:Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
YEAR: 2011

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Ecophysialogical Architecture- Travis Lydon, RPI

Travis Lydon, RPI SOM CASE

STUDENT: Travis Lydon
SCHOOL: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, in collaboration with S.O.M.
CLASS: 3rd Year Studio
PROFESSORS: Ted Ngai, Richard Sarrach
PROGRAMS USED: 3D Studio Max, Maya, Rhino, Grasshopper, V-Ray, Mental Ray, Maxwell Rendering                   Continue reading