id 
ecaade2008_132 
authors 
Kanellos, Anastasios; Hanna, Sean 
year 
2008 
title 
Topological SelfOrganisation 
source 
Architecture in Computro [26th eCAADe Conference Proceedings / ISBN 9780954118372] Antwerpen (Belgium) 1720 September 2008, pp. 459466 
summary 
The problem of filling a given volume with a 3dimensional structural network lattice comprising a certain number of nodes is considered. The proposed method of approach is contained within the framework of iterative physical dynamic simulation and implements a generative algorithm that features a particlespring system. The algorithm is able to suitably arrange nodes in the space of a volumetric envelope and establish connections between them through local rules of selforganisation, thus producing efficient space frames without having prior knowledge of either geometry or topology of the network lattice. 
keywords 
Physical dynamic simulation, particlespring system, space frame 
series 
eCAADe 
email 
tassos.knl@gmail.com, sean.hanna@ucl.ac.uk 
full text 
file.pdf (3,429,588 bytes) 
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