The collaborative design strategy between human and artificial intelligence brings a new perspective into design thinking. Rather than using a top down strategy, where the designer searches for the preferred solution manually and optimizing the selected solution in a later step, s/he becomes the...
Anja Jonkhans is an architect working and teaching in Vienna. She received her Diploma and Masters degree in architecture from the Bartlett School of Architecture (UCL), London. Having worked for – amongst others – Alsop Architects and Grimshaw Architects in London, she was founding partner of Spacelab/UK with Peter Cook, Colin Fournier and Niels Jonkhans for the Kunsthaus Graz museum.
Klaus Bollinger has studied Civil Engineering at the Technical University Darmstadt and taught at Dortmund University.
Load bearing structures generally show preferred directions for channelling internal forces that depend on geometry and prevailing support conditions (anisotropy). Current material practice does not take advantage of anisotropic material properties.