Talks & Lectures

GoDesign_A modular generative design framework for mass-customization and optimization in architectural design

In this presentation, we demonstrate a modular generative design framework for design processes in the built environment that provides for the unification of participatory design and optimization to achieve mass-customization and evidence-based …

Reconfigurable Domes_Computational design of dry-fit blocks for modular vaulting

In contrast to the contemporary aesthetic account, Muqarnas are geometrically complex variations of Squinches used for structural integration of rectilinear geometries and curved geometries. Inspired by the historical functionality of Muqarnas, we …

Affordable 'Haute Couture' for the masses by means of Design-Build Games

This lecture was the first academic lecture of the second Open Building NOW! series in March 2021. It was a great pleasure to be able to share our dream that we believe it can only be realized by joining forces and sharing solutions and ideas in an …

The Appeal Of Small World Landscape; Complexity or Simplicity?

[This](https://youtu.be/Djjp4ndKcNU?t=11320) talk was a part of lecture series on Future Landscapes Symposium organized by Marie Skłodowska-Curie projects TerraNova and Heriland. TERRANOVA and HERILAND are two Marie Skłodowska-Curie projects. In …

Configurative Design

This lecture was a part of lecture series on computational design, curated by the rijksvastgoedbedrijf, the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations of the Netherlands. This presentation describes the definition, the principles, the goals, and …

A Lecture Series on Generative Design

In this lecture series, we focus on the fundamental concepts from mathematics and computer science that are essential for computational generative design. The aim of the series is not to traditionally teach all there is to a subject but to pass an …