Bridging The Gap Between Academia and Practice: A case study for collaborative digital design to fabrication workflow for interlocking kit-of-parts

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Shilova, E., Watts, A., Ayati, B., Chandler, A. and Gutierrez Rivas, A. 2023. Bridging The Gap Between Academia and Practice: A case study for collaborative digital design to fabrication workflow for interlocking kit-of-parts. eCAADe 2023: 41st Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe Conference. Graz University of Technology, Austria 20 - 23 Sep 2023 eCAADe.
AuthorsShilova, E., Watts, A., Ayati, B., Chandler, A. and Gutierrez Rivas, A.
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The implementation of digital design workflows is an opportunity to facilitate the knowledge exchange between the industry and research, required in the face of the climate emergency. This paper presents outcomes of a series of digital design to fabrication workshops, resulting in three-party collaboration between an international architectural design firm, a university, and a global food producer. The paper presents an initial step towards an integrated material system based on an abundantly available industrial by-product of sugar manufacturing. The idea of topological interlocking has been used as a concept to define components-based system for the novel material, tested in a scaled prototype with university students.

Year2023
ConferenceeCAADe 2023: 41st Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe Conference
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Journal citationpp. 29-38
ISSN2684-1843
Book titleeCAADe 2023: Digital Design Reconsidered, Volume 2: Proceedings of the 41st Conference on Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe
Book editorDokonal, W.
Hirschberg, U.
Wurzer, G.
ISBN9789491207358
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