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EURO-CARES Extraterrestrial Sample Curation Facility: Architecture as an Enabler of Science.
(47th International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2017-07-16)
EURO-CARES (European Curation of Astromaterials Returned from Exploration of Space) is a three year, multinational project, funded under the European Commission's Horizon2020 research program. A multidisciplinary team of ...
Polar Research Facilities: living in isolation
(46th International Conference on Environmental Systems, 2016-07-10)
The author is the architect of three Polar Research Facilities: Halley VI for the British Antarctic Survey, the remodelling of the Juan Carlos 1 Spanish Antarctic Base and the Atmospheric Watch Observatory at Summit Station. ...
The adaptation of vernacular design strategies for contemporary building design in Kurdistan
ABSTRACT The contemporary architecture in Kurdistan’s cities is characterized by a low climatic and social performance. The contemporary architecture’s aesthetic does not have continuity, because it suffers from diverse ...
Concrete 3D printing with robotic arm application
The subject of this thesis is related to the investigation of possibilities that can be found with the development of 3D printing system that uses concrete mixes as material and adapted to a FANUC M-710i C/50 robotic arm. ...
An exploration of stereotomic form-finding strategies utilizing 3D printing and robotic hot wire cutting
The limits of design can now be exponentially explored due to various software and technology available. Specifically applied to stereotomic design, the goal was to explore form-finding strategies utilizing 3D printing and ...
iFemea (Intelligent Facade Engineered thru Morpho-Ecogenetic Aggregates)
The subject of this thesis is an investigation on an intelligent building skin that improves cross-ventilation (natural) through an embodied space. Intelligent refers to a composite system that either responds to an external ...
Intensity morphology in landscape urbanism digitally designed projection of a historic urban condition through the lens of contemporary urban theories
Are contemporary urban models successful in predicting the future of urban conditions? How can one design an experiment geared towards answering this question? What parameters are decisive when trying to figure out the ...
Water Harvesting: Simulating Rainwater Harvesting for Building Envelope Design
The foundation of this research is to provide awareness to the global issue of freshwater scarcity and how architecture, along with digital design, may assist in confronting the issue. Adaptations for desert environments ...
South Plains Army air field: History and documentation
This study identifies the importance of the South Plains Army Air Field as well as documenting the largest existing hangar. Importance of the army air field can be achieved using historical documents and military records. ...
Architecture and Copyright