CumInCAD is a Cumulative Index about publications in Computer Aided Architectural Design
supported by the sibling associations ACADIA, CAADRIA, eCAADe, SIGraDi, ASCAAD and CAAD futures

PDF papers
References
id ecaade2017_056
authors Kontovourkis, Odysseas
year 2017
title Multi-objective design optimization and robotic fabrication towards sustainable construction - The example of a timber structure in actual scale
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 1, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy, 20-22 September 2017, pp. 337-346
summary This paper attempts to reconsider the role of advanced tools and their effective implementation in the field of Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) through the concept of sustainable construction. In parallel, the paper aims to discuss and find common ground for communication between industrial and experimental processes guided by sustainable criteria, an area of investigation that is currently in the forefront of the research work conducted in our robotic construction laboratory. Within this frame, an ongoing work into the design, analysis and automated construction of a timber structure in actual scale is exemplified and used as a pilot study for further discussion. Specifically, the structure consists of superimposed layers of timber elements that are robotically cut and assembled together, formulating the overall structural system. In order to achieve a robust, reliable and economically feasible solution and to control the automated construction process, a multi-objective design optimization process using evolutionary principles is applied. Our purpose is to investigate possibilities for sustainable construction considering minimization of cost and material waste, and in parallel, discussing issues related to the environmental impact and the feasibility of solutions to be realized in actual scale.
keywords Multi-objective optimization; robotic fabrication; cost and material waste minimization; sustainable construction; timber structure
series eCAADe
email kontovourkis.odysseas@ucy.ac.cy
full text file.pdf (17,965,186 bytes)
references Content-type: text/plain
Details Citation Select
100%; open Abeer, SYM (2012) Find in CUMINCAD Sustainable design and construction. New approaches towards sustainable manufacturing , ASCAAD 2012: CAAD | INNOVATION | PRACTICE - 6th International Conference Proceedings of the Arab Society for Computer Aided Architectural Design, Manama, pp. 241-251

100%; open Barg, S, Flager, F and Fischer, M (2015) Find in CUMINCAD Decomposition Strategies for Building Envelope Design Optimization Problems , SimAUD 2015: Proceedings of the Symposium on Simulation for Architecture and Urban Design, Washington, pp. 51-58

100%; open Crainic, T, Perboli, G and Tadei, R (2007) Find in CUMINCAD Extreme Point-Based Heuristics for Three-Dimensional Bin Packing , CIRRELT-2007-41

100%; open Deb, K (eds) (2002) Find in CUMINCAD Multiobjective optimization using evolutionary algorithms , John Wiley & Sons, New York

100%; open EuropeanCommission, COM (2010) Find in CUMINCAD Communication from the Commission: Europe 2020: A strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth , European Commission. Accessed: 14.04.2016 http://ec.europa.eu/europe2020/index_en.htm

100%; open Hebel, DE, Wisniewska, MH and Heisel, F (2014) Find in CUMINCAD Building from waste. Recovered materials in architecture and construction , Birkhauser, Basel

100%; open Kontovourkis, O and Tryfonos, G (2016) Find in CUMINCAD Design optimization and robotic fabrication of tensile mesh structures: The development and simulation of a custom-made end-effector tool , International Journal of Architectural Computing, 14(4), pp. 333-348

100%; open S?ndergaard, A, Amir, O, Eversmann, P, Piskorec, L, Stan, F, Gramazio, F and Kohler, M (2016) Find in CUMINCAD Topology optimization and robotic fabrication of advanced timber space-frame structures , Reinhardt, D, Saunders, R and Burry, J (eds), Robotic fabrication in Architecture, Art and Design, Springer, p. 191-203

100%; open Schwartz, Y, Raslan, R and Mumovic, D (2015) Find in CUMINCAD Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithms for the Minimisation of the Life Cycle Carbon Footprint and Life Cycle Cost of the Refurbishment of a Residential Complex's Envelope: A Case Study , SimAUD 2015: Proceedings of the Symposium on Simulation for Architecture and Urban Design, Washington, pp. 103-110

100%; open Schwinn, T, Krieg, OD and Menges, A (2012) Find in CUMINCAD Robotically fabricated wood plate morphologies. Robotic prefabrication of a biomimetic, geometrically differentiated, lightweight, finger joint timber plate structure , Brell-Cokcan, S and Braumman, J (eds), Robotic fabrication in Architecture, Art and Design, Springer, p. 48-61

100%; open Willmann, J, Knauss, M, Bonwetsch, T, Apolinarska, AA, Gramazio, F and Kohler, M (2016) Find in CUMINCAD Robotic timber construction. Expanding additive fabrication to new dimensions , Automation in Construction, 61, p. 16-23

last changed 2017/09/13 13:21
pick and add to favorite papersHOMELOGIN (you are user _anon_969486 from group guest) CUMINCAD Papers Powered by SciX Open Publishing Services 1.002