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GSS2014 The Next City // day 2

Today, day 2 of the Global Summer School, began the Analysis phase of the GSSBCN where building physicist and solar simulation expert Spyros Stravodavris got in depth with tools for simulating the energy potential of built structures. In the coming days, participants will understand how to use these tools to calculate the energy potential for [...]

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PRACTISE FABRICATION // LIGHTWEIGHT STRUCTURES 1:1 // day 1 to 3

The Practise Fabrication // Lightweight Structures 1:1 Seminar, led by Silvia Brandi and Rodrigo Rubio, with the collaboration of Pepe Ballesteros (Prototipolab) and Maria Kupstova, is focused on the digital fabrication of lightweight 1:1 scale spatial installations, based on the expertise of Experimental Structures, and the further development of some concepts proposed in Public Space [...]

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ARNDT GOLDACK LECTURE – Dynamic Lightweight Structures

Tonight we had the pleasure of hosting at IaaC a Lecture by TU Berlin Researcher Arndt Goldack as part of the Fall Term Lecture Series of 2013. There is a trend in architecture and structural engineering towards more and more lightweight structures, as such structures are not only elegant but also minimizing the use of [...]

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Tuesday 29th of October: ARNDT GOLDACK LECTURE – Dynamic Lightweight Structures

Tuesday 29th of October 2013 Arndt Goldack Lecture: Dynamic Lightweight Structures @ 19.30, IAAC Auditorium Open to the Public Dr.-Ing. Arndt Goldack  was born in 1969 in Stuttgart, Germany. In 1996 he graduated in civil and structural engineering at the University of Stuttgart, and in 2004 Awarded Doctorate (Dr.-Ing.), Thesis “Structural behavior and Bracing of High [...]

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IAAC Lecture Series_June 4th < Toni Kotnik

“Structure as Diagram: From Typology to Topology in Structural Design” Toni Kotnik Principal of Kotnik.architects Toni Kotnik Toni Kotnik studied architecture and mathematics at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, the University of Tübingen, and the University of Utah and received his doctoral degree from the University of Zurich. He was research fellow [...]

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ASSIGNMENT III Preshure Structure (Air-Water)

Exprimental Structures SEMINAR DEFINITION Esta estructura kinetica se basa en los principios de la presion o no presion para ser simplemente un objeto sin volumen a tener una geometria variable en funcion del entorno. se trata de una estructura hinchable ya que su elemento vertebrador son un conjunto de tubos que se enlazan para crear [...]

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