generative modeling for Rhino
Timber Gridshell in the courtyard of Naples University Federico II faculty of Architecture.
The structure is the final outcome of the Master's degree thesis:"Digital Form-Finding of Timber Post-formed Gridshell"
Authors: Andrea Fiore,Daniele Lancia
Advisors : Prof.Sergio Pone with PhD. Sofia Colabella, PhD. Bianca Parenti, Arch. Bernardino D'amico, Prof. Francesco Portioli
The main topic of the thesis is the development of a digital form-finding gridshell design tool, by a real time simulation of the material system's behavior) as well as the kinematic construction process, which consists in the bending of an initial flat grid to reach the final resistent shape.
planar grid area 169m^2
covered area 96m^2