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
id sigradi2013_327
authors Ho, Miriam
year 2013
title Fibre Configurations for Moisture Control: A Vernacular Framework
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. 410 - 414
summary This research describes a theoretical framework for making water-sensitive architectural fabrics based on an examination of the subtle moisture controls in vernacular architecture. It explores a workflow for the articulation of environmental forces in material microstructure and how these can be amplified at an architectural scale. The interaction between moisture and material properties is modeled using physics simulations in Processing, offering a method to manipulate fibre configurations for new construction logics. The research is illustrated through parallel explorations in computationally generated fibre configurations and multi-scalar textile prototypes. The research aims to demonstrate the potentials of technology transfer from traditional knowledge to contemporary material manipulations.
keywords Vernacular architecture; Simulation; Environment; Textiles
series SIGRADI
full text file.pdf (2,651,653 bytes)
references Content-type: text/plain
Details Citation Select
100%; open Ahlquist, S. (2009) Find in CUMINCAD Computational Spring Systems , Architectural Design, 79, 130-133

100%; open Andrasek, A. (2012) Find in CUMINCAD Open Synthesis: Towards a Resilient Fabric of Architecture , Log, 25. 45-54

100%; open Chen, Q., Fan, J., Sarkar, M., & Bal, K. (2011) Find in CUMINCAD Plant?Based Biomimetic Branching Structures in Knitted Fabrics for Improved Comfort-Related Properties , Textile Research Journal

100%; open de Beaureceuil, A. & Lee, F. (2008) Find in CUMINCAD Environmental Ornamentation , Environmental Tectonics: Forming Climatic Change. S. Hardy (Ed.) London: AA Publications

100%; open Eadie, L. & Ghosh, T. (2011) Find in CUMINCAD Biomimicry in textiles: past, present and potential. An overview , Interface: Journal of the Royal Society, 8, 59

100%; open Fathy, H. (1986) Find in CUMINCAD Natural Energy and Vernacular Architecture , Tokyo: United Nations Press

100%; open Scott, J. (2014) Find in CUMINCAD Heirarchy in Knitted Forms , Proceedings from ACADIA Conference 2013. Toronto: Riverside Architectural Press

100%; open Warwick, P. (2005) Find in CUMINCAD In Extreme Textiles: Designing for High Performance , M. Mcquaid (Ed.) New York: Princeton Architectural Press

last changed 2016/03/10 08:53
pick and add to favorite papersHOMELOGIN (you are user _anon_844191 from group guest) CUMINCAD Papers Powered by SciX Open Publishing Services 1.002