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_id ecaade2017_085
id ecaade2017_085
authors Agustí-Juan, Isolda, Hollberg, Alexander and Habert, Guillaume
year 2017
title Integration of environmental criteria in early stages of digital fabrication
source Fioravanti, A, Cursi, S, Elahmar, S, Gargaro, S, Loffreda, G, Novembri, G, Trento, A (eds.), ShoCK! - Sharing Computational Knowledge! - Proceedings of the 35th eCAADe Conference - Volume 2, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy, 20-22 September 2017, pp. 185-192
summary The construction sector is responsible for a big share of the global energy, resource demand and greenhouse gas emissions. As such, buildings and their designers are key players for carbon mitigation actions. Current research in digital fabrication is beginning to reveal its potential to improve the sustainability of the construction sector. To evaluate the environmental performance of buildings, life cycle assessment (LCA) is commonly employed. Recent research developments have successfully linked LCA to CAD and BIM tools for a faster evaluation of environmental impacts. However, these are only partially applicable to digital fabrication, because of differences in the design process. In contrast to conventional construction, in digital fabrication the geometry is the consequence of the definition of functional, structural and fabrication parameters during design. Therefore, this paper presents an LCA-based method for design-integrated environmental assessment of digitally fabricated building elements. The method is divided into four levels of detail following the degree of available information during the design process. Finally, the method is applied to the case study "Mesh Mould", a digitally fabricated complex concrete wall that does not require any formwork. The results prove the applicability of the method and highlight the environmental benefits digital fabrication can provide.
keywords Digital fabrication; Parametric LCA; Early design; Sustainability
series eCAADe
last changed 2017/09/13 13:31

_id cc68
authors García, Agustín Pérez
year 1992
title Learning Structural Design - Computers and Virtual Laboratories
source CAAD Instruction: The New Teaching of an Architect? [eCAADe Conference Proceedings] Barcelona (Spain) 12-14 November 1992, pp. 525-534
summary This paper shows how the spreading use of computers can improve the quality of education, specially in the field of architecture. An Innovative Teaching Project oriented to the discipline Structural Design of Buildings has been implemented at the School of Architecture of Valencia. The main objective of this project is the transformation of the computer room into a virtual laboratory for simulating the behaviour of structural typologies using mathematical models of them. An environment, specially oriented to Structural Design, has been integrated in a Computer Aided Design platform to teach how design the Structure of Buildings.
series eCAADe
last changed 1998/08/18 14:45

_id sigradi2013_203
id sigradi2013_203
authors Hernández, Silvia; María Figueroa; Gabriela Mengo; Maria José Verón; Luciana Lanzone; Alejandra Rezk; Natalia Vogliotti; Agustín Zavala
year 2013
title MIBUS – Módulo Interactivo BUS : Diseño Interdisciplinar [MIBUS – BUS Interactive Module: Interdisciplinary Design]
source SIGraDi 2013 [Proceedings of the 17th Conference of the Iberoamerican Society of Digital Graphics - ISBN: 978-956-7051-86-1] Chile - Valparaíso 20 - 22 November 2013, pp. 634 - 638
summary This proposal of micro architecture is a continuation of a project began on 2012. Consist in a urban sustainable and transformable bus stop, with inmotic technology that allows illumination controls, security cameras, information of bus schedules, to charge bus cards and climate control. The team work is interdisciplinary and it is composed by designers, sustainable and inmotics specialist. They all verified the proposal's structure, sustainability and micro electricity.  It is inclusive, attends the needs of all kind of users and answers to the socio-economic features of the milieu.
keywords Inmotics; Micro-architecture; Sustainable; Digital prototype
series SIGRADI
last changed 2016/03/10 08:53

_id ecaadesigradi2019_098
id ecaadesigradi2019_098
authors So?ez, Ludmila, Tosello, Maria Elena, San Martín, Esteban and Longoni, Agustín
year 2019
title Interdisciplinary design guidelines of an interface-device for a more accessible urban space.
source Sousa, JP, Xavier, JP and Castro Henriques, G (eds.), Architecture in the Age of the 4th Industrial Revolution - Proceedings of the 37th eCAADe and 23rd SIGraDi Conference - Volume 1, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal, 11-13 September 2019, pp. 775-784
summary This work is part of the interdisciplinary research project "Mediations of augmented space: artifacts, interfaces and representations in artistic and design disciplines", based at the Computing and Design Center of the Facultad de Arquitectura, Dise?o y Urbanismo of the Universidad Nacional del Litoral (Santa Fe, Argentina), and directed by PhD. Arch. María Elena Tosello. The work, which was developed in the framework of a grant directed by MSc. Arch. Griselda Bertoni, proposes to reflect on certain limitations that may affect the experience of public space, and how, through the integration of artifacts, interfaces and augmented public spaces, a better appropriation, mobility and habitability of cities can be promoted for seniors. The work seeks to make a creative contribution so that older adults can exercise the right to mobility and feel active citizens of society.
keywords design-driven innovation; augmented space; elderly; mobility
series eCAADeSIGraDi
last changed 2019/08/26 20:26

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