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

This ebook includes 24 technical papers awarded on the fourth variation of the Advances in Architectural Geometry convention, AAG 2014, held in London, England, September 2014. It deals engineers, mathematicians, designers, and contractors perception into the effective layout, research, and manufacture of complicated shapes, in order to support open up new horizons for architecture.

The booklet examines geometric features excited about architectural layout, starting from preliminary perception to ultimate fabrication. It specializes in 4 key themes: utilized geometry, structure, computational layout, and likewise perform within the type of case experiences. additionally, the ebook additionally gains algorithms, proposed implementation, experimental effects, and illustrations.

Overall, the ebook provides either theoretical and functional paintings associated with new geometrical advancements in structure. It gathers the varied parts of the modern architectural developments that push the development envelope in the direction of loose shape on the way to reply to a number of present layout challenges.

With its advent of novel computational algorithms and instruments, this e-book will end up an awesome source to either novices to the sector in addition to complicated practitioners.

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Feedback from integrated sensors in a robotic system allows for adaptive control to compensation for accumulated geometric inaccuracies. As a result, large-scale fabrication of component geometries, which includes smaller tolerances for inter-component connections, higher tensioning of fibres for structural composites and error correction throughout the winding process, become systematically possible. 2 Results The presented integrative design process, based on the two bottom-up investigations, resulted in a full-scale prototype, built at the *****.

In order to gain stiffness and meet the security requirements every single border has been edge treated (Fig. 14). Physical tests were previously effectuated in order to understand the relationship between the geometry of the glass panels and the structural behavior. The test objects were constructed in real scale and were then structurally evaluated. This 56 P. Eversmann et al. Fig. 14 Tower fabrication model Steel cable Glass Thickness d Inlay pockets Fig. 15 Physical test objects, glass-timber interaction method of empirical testing proved a fast way to approach the structural feasibility of the project and to get reliable figures needed for structural evaluation.

Post-tensioned Discrete Concrete Elements Developed for Free-form Construction 23 4 Increasing Precision in Complex aPET Casting Moulds The mould production technique used in this method is developed by O. E. Pedersen as an alternative to related means for casting geometrically complex concrete elements such as CNC milling of EPS and fabric formwork (West 2009). The technique addresses issues with precision (fabric formwork) and slow manufacturing speeds (CNC milling). Laser cutting and folding of flat sheets yields complex yet geometrically precise casting moulds in recyclable aPET plastic (Pedersen 2013).

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