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THESIS REVIEWS WINTER 2015 –

 Find tomorrow’s thesis schedule at John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design : Program – MArch Thesis Reviews Winter 2015

April 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

PhD positions –

The InnoChain  network is a shared research training environment examining how advances in digital design tools challenge building culture enabling sustainable, informed and materially smart design solutions. The network aims … Continue reading

April 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Material as Starting Point for Creative work

Exploration of  Creative Design Processes, through physical model making and material exploration. In this course, material is introduced as an starting point for creative works. Every material  have a certain character … Continue reading

June 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tempo Vancouver, is the winner of the Robson Redux People’s Choice Award!

. . People’s Choice Winner: Tempo Vancouver (#1068) Submitted by an international team from Toronto, Stockholm, and Tehran.Design Team: Mania Aghaei Meibodi, Hamia Aghaiemeybodi, Emad Kashfi, Reza Asgari, and Navaz Fouladzari … Continue reading

April 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lecture on Material Time by Wolfgang Lorch

How can history be captured in space and structure and carried on, respectively? The lecture will deal intensively with this question  in the field of architecture. Wolfgang Lorch is a Professor … Continue reading

April 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lecture “Rethinking Materiality” by Achim Menges

Research and exploration into the intersections of architectural construction, computational modelling and robotic fabrication .  This intersection is explored and exhibited through the experimental research pavilions that are erected yearly … Continue reading

April 2, 2014 · 1 Comment

Interactive “movie maps”: From Aspen Movie Map project to Google Map’s street view

Today’s google Map’s street view option immersed you in a panoramic view, in which you can  move and zoom. The start up for a Computerized, interactive “movie maps” go back to the Aspen … Continue reading

March 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

“Material Performances” exhibition at Harvard University Graduate School of Design

    Images © Harvard University, Graduate School of Design Material Performances: Fibrous Tectonics Achim Menges, curator Photo: Justin Knight “Material Performances” exhibition featuring work of the Material Performance Studio, Fall … Continue reading

February 4, 2014 · 2 Comments

Materializing the Hyperbolic-Paraboloid Surface

. . . .. . . . In our 8 days seminar course, Impregnate Material , students (see the list of  participants below) have been making prototypes in various materials … Continue reading

November 28, 2013 · 2 Comments

On Object and Objectile

The Term “objectile” makes a brief appearance in Deleuze’s Fold. Deleuze (1992a) explored the idea of a change in the status of the object and called the new object “objectile”. “The … Continue reading

November 27, 2013 · 2 Comments

Lecture on Form Finding to Fabrication: Geometric Approaches to Elegant and Efficient Architectural Design by Matthias Rippmann

Title & subtitle of the lecture: Convergence: “Form Finding to Fabrication: Geometric Approaches to Elegant and Efficient Architectural Design” . The fifth open lecture in the series Architectural Technology. November … Continue reading

November 25, 2013 · 4 Comments

Welcome to Martin Tamke’s Lecture at the school of Architecture KTH

. Title & subtitle of the lecture: Convergence: “Material and Digital systems in architectural research” The fourth open lecture in the series Architectural Technology. Today, November 18 2013 at 17:00 … Continue reading

November 19, 2013 · 8 Comments

Joint-Spine Pavilion

Our Joint & Spine Pavilion is now under construction. The pavilion consists of primary frames and secondary vertical-foldable louvers. The end of each vertical louver is articulated in a Vertebrae fashion … Continue reading

July 31, 2013 · 1 Comment

Masonry Workshop Ottawa

. A day workshop with the masons who have been assigned to the rehabilitation of Canadian west block parliament . The aim of the workshop was to give us a … Continue reading

July 9, 2013 · 3 Comments

3D scanning of a 3D printed capital @ CIMS

@ CIMS different modes of digital acquisition (photogrammetry and 3d scanning) is explored. Various 3d scanners are used to capture geometrical data and possibly  appearance data (such as color) of an … Continue reading

June 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

Discussion on digital tools and techniques

I would like to open up a discussion on  the need for ideas rather than relying purely on techniques of modeling, scripting and fabrication to generate shapes free of thought … Continue reading

June 24, 2013 · 4 Comments

Archaeology of the Digital at CCA ,Montreal, Canada

Exhibition of Archaeology of the Digital at Canadian Center for Architecture (CCA). Archaeology of the Digital is conceived as an investigation into the foundations of digital architecture at the end … Continue reading

June 24, 2013 · 1 Comment

Exhibition of the SOFTA’s prototype in Uppsala, Sweden

The prototype of the 60 meter ling urban sofa ‘SOFA’ is now on site – Forumtorget , Uppsala, Sweden. Read more : Link to news: http://www.unt.se/uppsala/forsta-visning-av-nya-forumtorget-2448989.aspx Link to video : … Continue reading

June 17, 2013 · 1 Comment

Stone carvings and sculptures from stone blocks

Phil R. White is a dominion Sculptor of Canada.  Primarily, his works are figurative art. He is an architectural sculptor and carver who  creates works in stone, wood, and bronze. … Continue reading

June 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

“Ornament, Algorithms and Analogies: between cognitive and technological operations in architecture”

IDEA@UdeM 2013: (International Doctoral Encounters in Architecture @ Université de Montréal) presents: “Ornament, Algorithms and Analogies: between cognitive and technological operations in architecture” 24-25 May 2013, Montreal, Canada This doctoral … Continue reading

June 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Kuka Robot

Left image is a  KUKA KR 240-2 robot with accurate Robot Positioning to ensure maximum robustness and path accuracy. The robot combined with a robust turntable allows you to mill … Continue reading

June 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Diploma presentation

June 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Smartgeometry 2013 London

Constructing for Uncertainty Link to event: http://smartgeometry.org/ Link to images: http://smartgeometry.org/index.php?option=com_community&view=photos&task=photo&userid=1873&albumid=280#photoid=1927  

June 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Building Dynamics Symposium

Exploring Architecture of Change International Symposium, Friday and Saturday, April 26 & 27, 2013 Organized by the Laboratory for Integrative Design (LID) Faculty of Environmental Design, University of Calgary CHAIRS: … Continue reading

June 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

ROB|ARCH 2012- Vienna

Link to workshops: http://www.robarch2012.org/workshops Video link to workshop: http://vimeo.com/57389849 Link to conference: http://www.robarch2012.org/conference Robotic Workshop in Institut für Computerbasiertes Entwerfen (ICD), Universität Stuttgart Robot Type: KUKA KR 125/2 Robot Controller: KR C2 … Continue reading

June 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Presentation on The Synergy Between Structure and Ornament – ecaade2012

Presentation of The Synergy Between Structure and Ornament: A Reflection on the Practice of Tectonic in the Digital and Physical Worlds Speakers: Mania Aghaei Meibodi and Hamia Aghaiemeybodi Link to … Continue reading

June 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Architectural Design Intelligence

Lecture on : Architectural Design Intelligence in the Digital Age Speaker:  Mania Aghaei Meibodi Tues, March 19th @ UC 224A at 3:30 The CulturePlex Laboratory, Faculty of Arts and Humanities … Continue reading

June 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Installation of the stripe pavilion in Virserums konsthall

Design and Making studio (D&M) Instructors : Mania Aghaei Meibodi and Hamia Aghaiemeybodi Students: Sofia Holmgren, Andreas Åkerblom, Adamå Stančík , Krisztina Sarolta Szádvári and Totto Rátkai. link: http://www.svt.se/nyheter/regionalt/smalandsnytt/tra-for-ett-hallbart-samhalle

June 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Forum Lecture series

Opening lecture held at Canadian War Museum, 1 Vimy Place in Ottawa. Subsequent lectures are scheduled to commence at 6:00 p.m. at the National Gallery of Canada, 380 Sussex Drive … Continue reading

June 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Presentation of Swarm Intelligence at Design & Making Studio

lecture on Swarm Intelligence – architectures of multi-agent systems Professor Neil Leach from University of Southern California. Location: Research Group of Architecture & Urban Planning, Luleå University of Technology, Department … Continue reading

May 11, 2013 · 1 Comment

SmartGeometry Workshop – Barcelona

  SmartGeometry Workshop with featured work in Working Prototypes, an exhibition at DHUB, 2010 Barcelona Cluster Leaders: Jenny Sabin, Peter Lloyd Jones, Andrew Lucia, Erica Savig Participants: Jacob Riiber, Sahar Fikouhi, Mario … Continue reading

May 9, 2013 · 2 Comments
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