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Squished II Seminar - SCI-Arc Robot House

Led by SCI-Arc design faculty Tom Wiscombe, with Robot Lab coordinator Jake Newsum and robotics researcher Curime Batliner, the "Squished II: Supercomponents and…
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suckerPUNCH » Fibrous Fabrication

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Workshops » Rob|Arch 2014 - Robotic Fabrication in Architecture, Art, and Design

Workshops » Rob|Arch 2014 - Robotic Fabrication in Architecture, Art, and Design | a3 _ research | Scoop.it
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Janet Echelman’s Largest Aerial Sculpture To Premiere in Vancouver

Janet Echelman’s Largest Aerial Sculpture To Premiere in Vancouver | a3 _ research | Scoop.it
© Ema Peter / Studio Echelman American Artist Janet Echelman is to premiere her latest, and largest, sculpture in Vancouver. Widely known for her
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Fibrosity

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This project attempts to use algorithmic means to imbue the intent of the designer into the project. It attempts to challenge the normality of simply applying existing algorithms to architecture th...
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abeer seikaly weaves shelters for disaster relief using patterned fabric - designboom | architecture & design magazine

abeer seikaly weaves shelters for disaster relief using patterned fabric - designboom | architecture & design magazine | a3 _ research | Scoop.it
proposing a disaster shelter for refugees, 'weaving a home' by kuwaiti designer abeer seikaly is based on temporary huts of nomadic tribes.
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EDAG's Genesis: The 3D printed car of the future - Images

EDAG's Genesis: The 3D printed car of the future - Images | a3 _ research | Scoop.it
It's an exciting time to be alive if you are highly educated and capable of making a difference to the way the world unfolds
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MIT Robots Adapt and Collaborate Under Real World Conditions - IEEE Spectrum

MIT Robots Adapt and Collaborate Under Real World Conditions - IEEE Spectrum | a3 _ research | Scoop.it
Software that adapts to uncertainty coordinates multiple robots to cooperate on tasks

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Alessio Erioli's insight:

"Because if there's one thing that we can absolutely rely on when it comes to robotics, is that things will never, ever work the way that they're supposed to, so if we ever hope to get them to reliably do anything, algorithms like this are going to be critical."

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smg_michele's curator insight, March 1, 4:58 PM

Because if there's one thing that we can absolutelyrely on when it comes to robotics, is that things will never, ever work the way that they're supposed to, so if we ever hope to get them to reliably do anything, algorithms like this are going to be critical.

Alessio Erioli's curator insight, March 3, 1:58 AM

Because if there's one thing that we can absolutely rely on when it comes to robotics, is that things will never, ever work the way that they're supposed to, so if we ever hope to get them to reliably do anything, algorithms like this are going to be critical.

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Colour-changing ink transforms flame-engulfed headdress

Colour-changing ink transforms flame-engulfed headdress | a3 _ research | Scoop.it
Alchemist Lauren Bowker has applied heat-sensitive ink to a leather garment and used fire to alter its colours during a presentation for The Unseen.
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Beakerhead Pavilion | KARAMBA3D

Beakerhead Pavilion | KARAMBA3D | a3 _ research | Scoop.it
sda, synthesis design + archtiecture, alvin huang, university of calgary, pavilion, beakerhead, principle stress lines
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Ionut Anton's curator insight, February 25, 10:35 PM

workshop on form finding using karamba 3d

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Filament Sculptures

CREDITS: 3D Models: LIA, www.liaworks.com Music: Notebook (piano52project, week 12) by Richard P. John, www.richardpjohn.com (licensed under a Creative Commons…
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Fibrosity

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radical reaction[ad]: The Red Queen Hypothesis : Chemotaxic stigmergic systems and Embodied Embedded Cognition-based strategies in architectural design

radical reaction[ad]: The Red Queen Hypothesis : Chemotaxic stigmergic systems and Embodied Embedded Cognition-based strategies in architectural design | a3 _ research | Scoop.it
A lot of time has passed by, more then a year, but I finally decided to put on-line something a...
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Mihai Burloiu's curator insight, February 5, 3:36 PM

Much words, very wow... dictionary&wikipedia needed :). Anyway, the result seems exceptional, evolution theories put to work in an architectural environment. Must see!

 

Can't wait to live in a zerg hatchery...

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suckerPUNCH » competition: Embodied Evolution

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ITKE - Entwicklung

ITKE - Entwicklung | a3 _ research | Scoop.it
Messestand für Leichtbau BW 2014
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NAMOC + Babiy Yar models to join FRAC's permanent collection

NAMOC + Babiy Yar models to join FRAC's permanent collection | a3 _ research | Scoop.it
The ArchiLab Naturalising Architecture exhibition closed last night at the
FRAC in Orleans, however our National Art Museum of China (NAMOC) and Babiy
Yar models are joining the FRAC's permanent collection. Here are few photos
of the NAMOC model.

NAMOC is a collaboration with Robert Stuart-Smith. More on the project can
be found here.
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That Time Soviet Russia Built a House Entirely Out of Plastic

That Time Soviet Russia Built a House Entirely Out of Plastic | a3 _ research | Scoop.it
In its heyday, plastic was viewed as a revolutionary advancement--safer and lighter than glass, cheap to manufacture, and useful in countless commercial applications. In fact, in the early 1960's architects in the USSR even tried building entire houses out of the stuff.
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Future Details of Architecture: AD Reader Architectural Design: Amazon.co.uk: Mark Garcia: Books

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The World's Most Amazing Structures Not Built by Humans

The World's Most Amazing Structures Not Built by Humans | a3 _ research | Scoop.it
Humans are far from the only creatures with the ability to shape the environment in their favor. From insects and arachnids to marine invertebrates and mammals, the animal kingdom is rife with members who all construct their own habitats. Here are the most prolific builders in Animalia.
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suckerPUNCH » Museum of Science Fiction and Cinematic Affects

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Accumulation Paper Structures by Christine Kim

Accumulation Paper Structures by Christine Kim | a3 _ research | Scoop.it
MoCoLoco is a web magazine dedicated to everything related to modern contemporary design and architecture
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3ders.org - Nike debuts third football cleat built using 3D printing | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

3ders.org - Nike debuts third football cleat built using 3D printing | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News | a3 _ research | Scoop.it
Nike continues to push the limits of innovation and design by debuting its third football cleat built using 3D printing technology.
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Beautification – id2 studio - industrial design

Beautification – id2 studio - industrial design | a3 _ research | Scoop.it
In an increasingly complex world, how do we know what is 'good'?
Everything is shifting: political situations, financial structures, ecological strategies. How do we design for a complex and contradictory world? How should we equip designers to deal with change and uncertainty - not just for survival, but to flourish?
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Robots to the rescue

Robots to the rescue | a3 _ research | Scoop.it

Inspired by termites’ resilience and collective intelligence, a team of computer scientists and engineers at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University has created an autonomous robotic construction crew. The system needs no supervisor, just simple robots that cooperate.


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10 Failed Utopian Cities That Influenced the Future

10 Failed Utopian Cities That Influenced the Future | a3 _ research | Scoop.it
Some of the most famous cities in history were never built. These 10 Utopian cities may have been failures, but they expressed our ideas about what the future of human civilization could look like. And many ideas contained in them continue to influence us today.
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