Can computational design, using VR, AI, and gaming, advance design?

How can the design community work with computational design – utilising virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and video gaming – to help advance the design process, create complex geometries, and the kind of advanced sculptural forms that would otherwise not be possible through conventional design methods? I asked Arturo Tedeschi, architect and computational designer of Milan studio A>T, what he sees as the possibilities and limitations... Read More

Covid-19: When industry, science, engineering, design join forces

Industry, science, engineering, design – have joined forces to help fight the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Working together and with modern manufacturing methods, they are collectively and rapidly inventing, producing and distributing Covid-19 medical respiratory devices and personal protective equipment to help with shortages in hospitals around the world. With no time for peer review, at incredible... Read More

Exhibiting Crafting Architecture

Hidden away on a small alley off Third Street in the heart of SOMA’s museum district in San Francisco lies a curious exhibition. The handmade and digitally fabricated architectural models and mockups displayed in this temporary space aim to highlight the crucial role of craft in the architectural design process and their importance in communicating design concepts and strategies. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item... Read More