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Advancing wood architecture : a computational approach

Author: Tobias Schwinn; Oliver David Krieg; Achim ǂe editor Menges
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tobias Schwinn; Oliver David Krieg; Achim ǂe editor Menges
ISBN: 9781138932982 1138932981 9781138932999 113893299X
OCLC Number: 931860818
Notes: Includes index,
Description: xxv, 232 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Foreword / Axel Kilian --
Advancing wood architecture: an introduction / Achim Menges, Tobias Schwinn, Oliver David Krieg --
Part I. Gramazio Kohler Research, ETH Zürich : New paradigms of the automatic : robotic timber construction in architecture / Jan Willmann, Fabio Gramazio, Matthias Kohler --
Additive robotic fabrication of complex timber structures / Volker Helm, Michael Knauss, Thomas Kohlhammer, Fabio Gramazio, Matthias Kohler --
The sequential roof / Aleksandra Anna Apolinarska, Michael Knauss, Fabio Gramazio, Matthias Kohler --
Part II. IBOIS Laboratory for Timber Construction, EPFL Switzerland : Timber fabric structures: innovative wood construction / Yves Weinand --
Integral joints for timber folded plate structures / Christopher Robeller, Yves Weinand --
A hybrid simulation workflow for timber fabric structures / Sina Nabaie, Olivier Baverel, Yves Weinand --
Part III. Institute for Computational Design, University of Stuttgart : Integrative design computation for advancing wood architecture / Achim Menges --
Landsgartenschau Exhibition Hall / Tobias Schwinn --
HygroSkin: Meteorosentive Pavilion / Oliver David Krieg --
Part IV. Design & Make Hooke Park, Architectural Association London : Hooke Park: applications for timber in its natural form / Martin Self --
The timber seasoning shelter at Hooke Park / Glen Stellmacher --
Hooke Park biomass boiler house / Yingzi Wang --
Part V. Perspectives : Manufacturing perspectives / Tobias Schwinn in conversation with Holzbau Amann and Müllerblaustein --
Engineering perspectives : Oliver David Krieg in conversation with Manfred Grohmann and Jan Knippers --
Architectural perspectives / Axel Kilian.
Responsibility: edited by Achim Menges, Tobias Schwinn, and Oliver David Krieg.
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