Learning from nature: Transformable constructions

  Transformable structure © Chuck Hoberman  

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Stegreif 2020
Rocking Origami


  • Understanding of constructions and moving parts.
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes and digital tools.
  • Design of a mobile artifact/product in CAD (Rhino) and parametric with Grasshopper.
  • Prototyping techniques, f.e. in 3d printing.
  • Assembly of the final product.
  • Teamwork
  • Project management
  • Communication management
  • technical problem-solving.

Language: English/German

Teaching methodology: Research-based learning

Participation criteria: Grasshopper & Rhino basic knowledge

Number of participants: 15 architecture students + 5 construction robotics students

Appointments: Thursdays, 15:00-16:30

Place: Lehrstuhl für Tragkontruktionen

Start: 21.10.2021

Submission: 10.03.2022 at 14:00 o‘clock

Tutors: Kevin Moreno Gata M.Sc., Dr. Omar Fabrisio Avellaneda Lopez  Assoc. Prof UPC

Points: NPO 6CP; APO 3CP


Researchfield Master Architecture

The structural design mentoring is ment to provide additional, specific advice for your design projects, hosted at other facilities at the faculty of architecture. Appointments are provided by Andrija Pranjic, Denis Grizmann and Alex Seiter.