sg2004 Toronto, CA

Sculpture - Chris Williams

Sculpture - Chris Williams

The SmartGeometry group conducted a 3 day workshop (8 November - 10th November) exploring the use of parametric CAD technology in generating components for direct manufacturing in architectural context.

The event follows the successful 3 day Workshop in Cambridge UK in the Summer of 2003. The tutors are all volunteers from professional and academic backgrounds who are all actively involved in utilising the technology and extending technical and conceptual boundaries.

The event is addressed to active 3D CAD design AEC professionals and advanced students (Masters or Ph D Students). It will provide a unique opportunity for networking and actively exploring advanced technology.

conference speakers

Matthew Jogan, Yale University
Surface populated with parametric component

Judit Kimpian, EEA Architects
Arches driven by B-spline curves

Roland Hudson, University of Bath
Wall made of a fixed length linking system

Mark Cichy, University of Waterloo, Ontario
Exercise in twisting, interlocking and ‘not quite’ touching geometries.

Oliver Osterwind, Buro Happold N.Y.
Hoberman sphere geometries for deployable structures

Gregory Epps
Mechanics of folding curved sheet materials

Neri Oxman, Architectural Association
Component surface population

Achim Menges,  Architectural Association
Generative components to populate double curved surfaces

Wilson Chang, Simon Fraser University
Parametric model of roofstructure for The World Expo pavilion

Jeffrey Krause, Black Square
Louver system which reacts towards local and global parameters

Chris Kabatsi, Greg Lynn Architects
Complex double curved surfaces with ribstructures

Dan Strube
Parametric cladding system

Shane Burger, Grimshaw N.Y.
Generative Components - N.Y. subway station transit centre