The Programmed Column I & II

The course explored designing and digitally fabricating brick columns, stacked by an industrial robot, and focused on the equilibrium of the column structure during the build up process. The course was offered by Gramazio & Kohler - Architecture and Digital Fabrication in collaboration with Prof. Block. By programming physical and digital models, parametric design strategies were investigate and the interrelation was examined between equilibrium and structure within a digital fabrication process.

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Elective course - Fall 2009

Design/build workshop - Winter 2010

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