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martedì 6 novembre 2012

RES - singular branching

'Res is a group of architects pursuing a Masters in Architecture and Urbanism at the Design Research Lab of the Architectural Association in London. Directed by Rob Stuart-Smith, Res researches the generative assembly of fibre-reinforced composite frames to create integrated architectural bodies through topological adaptation, folding techniques at various scales, and numerically-controlled fibre placement. These non-linear forms of organising material intend to minimise transportation space as well as construction tools while challenging component-based tectonics. We combine a highly precise prefabrication method with advanced digital simulations to prototype architecture that integrates spatial affects with performance.'

Link to 'RES' website

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