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id ecaade2017_094
authors Jovanovic, Marko, Vucic, Marko, Mitov, Dejan, Tepavčević, Bojan, Stojakovic, Vesna and Bajsanski, Ivana
year 2017
title Case Specific Robotic Fabrication of Foam Shell Structures
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. 135-142
summary Most recent developments in the design of free form shells pursue new approaches in digital fabrication based on material properties and construction-aware design. In this research we proposed an alternative approach based on implementation of expanded polystyrene (EPS), a non-standard material for shells, in the process of industrial robot fabrication that enables fast and precise cutting of building elements. Main motivation for using EPS as a building material was driven by numerous advantages when compared to commonly used materials such as: recycleability, cost-efficiency, high earthquake resistance, durability and short assembly time. We describe case specific fabrication approach based on numerous production constraints (size of the panels, limited robot workspace, in situ conditions) that directly design the process.
keywords computational design; shell structures; robotic fabrication; hot-wire cutting; multi-robot control
series eCAADe
email markojovanovic@uns.ac.rs
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