Weaving Enclosure. Material computation and novel forms of crafting

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Abstract

This paper presents a computationally based methodology arising from the application of weaving techniques for the design and construction of an experimental architectural system, Weaving Enclosure. The research explores the close correspondence between material properties and assembly systems found in the traditional craft of weaving, studied through analytical and laboratory tests, and then implemented through computational design and digital fabrication. The workflow for the generation of specific geometries related to the elastic nature of the material results in the design and fabrication of a self- standing interior partition with digitally conceived patterns, tuned parametrically to provide structural and screening performance.

Computational Design, Digital Crafting, Digital Fabrication, Material Computation, Weaving
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSIGraDi 2015, XIX Congress of the Iberoamerican Society of Digital Graphics
Place of PublicationFlorianopolis
PublisherBlucher
Publication dateNov 2015
Pages384-391
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2015
SeriesBlucher Design Proceedings
Number3
Volume2
ISSN2318-6968

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