Advances in Architectural Geometry 2014 by Philippe Block, Jan Knippers, Niloy J. Mitra, Wenping Wang

By Philippe Block, Jan Knippers, Niloy J. Mitra, Wenping Wang

This publication comprises 24 technical papers offered on the fourth variation of the Advances in Architectural Geometry convention, AAG 2014, held in London, England, September 2014. It bargains engineers, mathematicians, designers, and contractors perception into the effective layout, research, and manufacture of complicated shapes, as a way to aid open up new horizons for architecture.

The booklet examines geometric elements excited about architectural layout, starting from preliminary notion to ultimate fabrication. It makes a speciality of 4 key themes: utilized geometry, structure, computational layout, and in addition perform within the type of case experiences. additionally, the publication additionally gains algorithms, proposed implementation, experimental effects, and illustrations.

Overall, the booklet offers either theoretical and useful paintings associated with new geometrical advancements in structure. It gathers the various parts of the modern architectural developments that push the construction envelope in the direction of loose shape in an effort to reply to a number of present layout challenges.

With its advent of novel computational algorithms and instruments, this ebook will end up an incredible source to either novices to the sector in addition to complex practitioners.

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A major problem was to accommodate the tolerances of the different glass thicknesses due to the lamination process to the pocketing of the wood panels in a way to provide sufficient holding of the panels on side loads. If the cuts were too large in the tested prototypes, the whole structure became slippery since the wood panels had too much possibility of movement (Fig. 15). If on the other side cuts Application of Hybrid Glass-Timber Elements in Architecture 57 N α α < 45° α α > 45° Fig. 16 Classification of surfaces on angles for direction of milling operations were too thin, it was impossible to insert easily the glass into the wood without extra pressure on its edge, risking unnecessary stress on it.

In the Research Pavilion 2012, a coreless winding technique was developed through robotic fabrication that allowed the generation of a complex double-curved monocoque shell without the need for a positive mould (Waimer et al. 2013). The formwork was replaced by a minimal steel frame, which enables double curved geometries to emerge through fibre-fibre interaction between the frame elements. In order to produce a single shell through a continuous winding sequence, an on-site fabrication method was developed through the use of a robotic winding set-up.

8 Stacked dome structure, wall with an inflection point in the generative curve 52 P. Eversmann et al. one glass panel always having at least two support points (Fig. 4) and the axis orientation of the panels (Fig. 6). The solution of this problem can obviously have large number of valid results. For fabrication ease and architectural consistency a minimum and maximum length of each panel can be defined. The designer has the flexibility to change the seams of the curve to adjust the start division points and to correct defects as illustrated in a brick pattern study by Bärtschi and Bonwetsch (2012).

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