Background behind Phriends4Shells
The idea of using digital fabrication and more specifically small robots to include in earth construction principles comes from my initial link to CRATerre back in 1999.
I was also running a project in French Guyana in an Ameridian village where local crafts were used in contemporary houses...
Phriends* for Shells
Integrating Fast Fluid Dynamics – Previous Work
AUTHOR: Angelos Chronis
Despite the continuous development of performance simulation tools, their seamless integration in the design process is still a challenge. One area that has remained largely unexplored is computational fluid dynamics (CFD). CFD simulations have a large variety of...
Chiara Farinea is an Italian architect and urban planner. She obtained the Phd in Urban Planning at IUAV (Venice), the Master in Advanced Architecture at IAAC (Barcelona), the Architecture University Degree at Politecnico di Milano (Milan), and she studied one year in ETSAB (Barcelona) thanks to the Erasmus Program. She is member of the Association of Architects of Genova since ten years.
Mathilde Marengo, PhD Architect, graduated cum laude in 2010 from the Faculty of Architecture in Genoa, presenting a project studying the potentials of mega structures, in particular Stadiums, in the urban scape, tutored by Prof. Mosè Ricci, arch. Marco Carenzo.