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Volatile Territories will explore speculative urban design solutions through the self-organization of spatial boundaries within a set of hypothetical, yet measurable, political, economic and technological constructs.
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Transformational Strategies challenge how we conceive of transforming an existing city into one that is sustainable and environmentally resilient.
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Thermal Reticulations will explore the ways in which we can measure the gap between the prediction of performance and the measurement of reality for facade design.
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Robotic FOAMing will explore robotics as a design interface for a non-linear fabrication process, operating in a new way between traditional representation, digital modeling and fabrication.
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Projections of reality will engage in augmenting design processes involving physical models with real time spatial analysis.
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PAD (Probabalistic Architectural Design) addresses the sg2013 challenge Constructing for Uncertainty by coupling probability theory with parametric architectural and urban design.
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Digital Intuition & Prediction is rooted in the belief that we can augment intuition by enabling prediction via computation, this notion carries the implied question of the current and future state of design computation.
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Computer Vision and Freeform Construction will explore the disruptive capabilities of computer vision techniques in the field of complex-shape thin-vault realization.
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Responsive Efficiency of Adaptive Structural Skins will explore how to form the load-bearing enclosure of a new generation of buildings through parametrization, analysis, optimization and form-finding.
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(A)Synchronous Streams aims to develop alternative systems for urban site analysis which extend the act of collecting data about a location by utilizing low-cost helium balloons and UAV-based sensor networks operating from the ground level up to several hundred meters into the air.
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The Authored Sensing cluster hypothesizes that data-driven design must be supported by designed data. The cluster aims to inject intent and design into the typically passive process of data collection... The cluster promotes the production of designer-authored environmental datastreams: highly contingent, intrinsically idiosyncratic, free for public use that feed directly, intelligently and appropriately into new designs.
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This cluster aims to develop and evaluate a new generation of parametric tools that embed emergent behaviour within parametric models. In this cluster we will explore sound datascapes in order to investigate how surfaces with variable resonators can be used to reduce particular frequencies of sound in response to shifts within a particular soundscape.
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This cluster looks to reveal characteristics of the currents and mechanisms of occupant engagement that would otherwise go unnoticed. The data is the digital ﬁngerprint of the invisible forces at play within the environment, mapping the heat, electricity consumption, noise levels, temperature and air quality, online activity and motion of the workshop participants through the use of pre-wired sensors.
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This cluster aims to create tangible models of the city ‘in action’, using historical or real-time data. Using Web 2.0 technology, Processing, tangible interactions, projections, and digital modelling and fabrication, physical and digital models will be set up to enable visualisation and tangible interaction with the data.
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The cluster will be working at the urban scale focusing on the temporal inhabitation of existing landscapes. Collecting data from urban spaces can help us to gain a qualitative understanding of an existing, functioning space which is evolving continuously over time.
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This cluster investigates the fabrication of three-dimensional knitted surfaces that provide an intelligent skin, are performative structurally, and are behaviourally responsive.
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The aim of the cyber-gardens cluster is to experience and test design as a form of cultivation, whereby the designer operates as a cyber-gardener in both choreographing and breeding new artificial ecologies.
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The Hybrid Space Structures Cluster aims to re-examine the intricate three-dimensional space structure systems based on modular polyhedra first popular in the 1960s and now, in modified form, reappearing in contemporary architecture in non-modular variants.
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Through Kangaroo, the live physics plug-in, this cluster will explore ways of using the simulated interaction of physical forces and real-time spatial inputs to develop novel form-finding processes.
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Agent Construction cluster aims is to demonstrate how ‘invisible’ processes (in this case air and energy flows) generated by an emerging structure can create a feedback loop where generation happens real time in physical space and analysis happens virtually.