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Phriends* for Shells

Phriends* for Shells

Phriends* for Shells           Seminar 01 at IAAC Barcelona Teaching team Stephanie Chaltiel Innochain IAAC UPC PhD candidate Iaac Robotic expert: Djordje Stanojevic Iaac Teaching Assistant Yessica Mendez External Experts: Wilfredo Carazas (A+Terre), Alicia Nahmad (Cardiff...
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Synchronized Movements Workshop – IAAC

Synchronized Movements Workshop – IAAC

ESR: Stephanie Chaltiel
ESR NUMBER: ESR15
INDUSTRIAL PARTNERS: Cloud 9 + ROK-Office
INSTITUTE: IAAC

 

A series of physical construction workshops has started at IAAC Barcelona. It aimes at exploring earthn shells fabrication through the interaction of people and small sensitive robots.

The...

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Robotic Soft Natural Material Spraying

Robotic Soft Natural Material Spraying

ESR: Stephanie Chaltiel
ESR NUMBER: ESR15
INDUSTRIAL PARTNERS: Cloud 9 + ROK-Office
INSTITUTE: IAAC

 

New “Phriends” For Large Earthen Shells.

In the experiment above a Robotic arm is used to spray clay and sand on an inflatable temporary form work. The choreographies of thhe robot, the action...

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ESR15 – SMALL SCALE ROBOTIC MANUFACTURING FOR THE LARGE SCALE BUILDINGS

ESR15 – SMALL SCALE ROBOTIC MANUFACTURING FOR THE LARGE SCALE BUILDINGS

Digital fabrication presumes prefabrication and off-site production. This has vast implications on the environment and building practice as a whole, as transportation increases energy consumption and carbon footprint and logistics necessitate a building logic based on elements effecting problems of tolerances and loosing structural and thermal advantages of monolithic structures while increasing costs and limiting the size of elements.

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