Fractal Recursion – Digital Design Workshop @ [ARC], University of Nicosia, CYPRUS

“Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, coastlines are not circles and bark is not smooth, nor does lightning travel in a straight line.” Mandelbrot Fractals escape the concept of fixed topological dimension. What architects understand as a finite size or length, what we try to comprehend in different scales and annotations in plans […]

[RvsR]₂ – 3rd Parametric Design + Physical Computing Platform Workshop @ [ARC], University of Nicosia, CYPRUS

[RvsR]₂ Workshop will run @ [ARC] University of Nicosia from the 19th – 23rd of November 2012.   Workshop Brief: During the 70s, Nicholas Negroponte suggested that architecture would be greatly benefited from the integration of computing power into built spaces, thus creating better performing and more rational buildings. In 1991 Mark Weiser published a […]

[DvsI] 2nd Parametric Design + Digital Fabrication Workshop @ [ARC], University of Nicosia, Cyprus

The 2nd Parametric Design and Digital Fabrication Workshop has concluded @ the Architecture Department [ARC], University of Nicosia. The workshop was held from the 21st – 25th of November 2011 and the participants were called to explore the dyad data/information [DvsI]. The workshop theme emerged from the mere observation that digital data is nowadays abundant, […]

[RvsR] Parametric Design+Fabrication Workshop @ [ARC] University of Nicosia, Cyprus – the outcome

The Workshop has concluded and all four teams have successfully presented their real scale prototypes. RvsR started as an attempt to highlight the difference between the processes of repetition and replication, with the last being the requested outcome. The workshop has therefore implemented Parametric Design Tools (PDT) to investigate the above notions. In addition, RvsR […]

Famagusta – Rebuilding No Man’s Land, Parametric Urbanism Workshop, 22 Mar. – 12 Apr. 2010

We would like to highlight a workshop which is currently taking place at the University of Cyprus (UCY) in Nicosia. Eight teams from four academic institutions, Architectural Association (AA) School of Architecture ‐ DRL, Dessau Institute of Architecture (DIA), DELFT University of Technology – The Why Factory and the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), […]