Jessica Garcia Fritz believes that architectural history is a cornerstone in architectural education, and teaches her students to utilize the basic structure of vaults used in naves of Gothic Cathedrals. They use a software platform called Rhino for digital simulation and merge the Gothic world into our digital world.
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3D Printing & Mass Customization
BY HOT POP FACTORY
@ VOL 20
ON JAN 22, 2013
Digital fabrication technologies like 3D printing are becoming mainstream. A new movement is emerging where you'll be able to design every object you own, from your kitchen knives to your cell phone. This is the new industrial revolution, a transition from mass-production to mass-customization.
"Presentation of the Day" on June 24, 2013.
Pulsations in Architecture
BY ERIC GOLDEMBERG
@ VOL 23
ON SEP 20, 2013
Eric Goldemberg, of the design research practice Monad Studio, discusses the recent developments in 3D printing technology, its application to sculptural art and how it assists in structural concepting in architecture.
"Presentation of the Day" on October 15, 2013.
What does our physical space look like in the digital era?
BY HOT POP FACTORY
@ VOL 31
ON DEC 04, 2014
As the digital life is moving faster than our physical life, Biying Mao and her company Hot Pop Factory has started using digital means to disrupt the physical design process. Rather than designing form, they are using computational design to design rules and parameters, similar to computer programming.
Create and Collaborate
BY KRISTEN SMITH
@ VOL 4
ON MAY 18, 2015
Fabcafe as a new place to collaborate and create set to start in the end of the summer in NYC is presented by Kristen Smith. Tech on site is helping customers with their designs and laser cutting and in the evening the Fabcafe turns into events space. The platfform is to take global connections and use them to thrive the local creative economy.
The art and technology behind 3D printing
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