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RESPONSIVE _DESIGN Parametric, Algorithmic & Kinetic Workshop

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RESPONSIVE _DESIGN Parametric, Algorithmic & Kinetic Workshop

Time: February 26, 2016 at 9am to March 6, 2016 at 6pm
Location: Beirut Arab University - Tripoli - Lebanon
City/Town: Tripoli - Lebanon
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Event Type: workshop, parametric, responsive, design, training, kinetic
Organized By: Mostafa R. A. Khalifa
Latest Activity: Apr 29, 2017

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RESPONSIVE _DESIGN Parametric, Algorithmic & Kinetic Workshop 
Phase one: Parametric Algorithmic Design
time: 26, 27, 28 February 2016
Phase two: Kinetic responsive design
time: 04,05,06 March 2016
to register, please contact 
Miss Roula Homsi Tel: 06/218400 ext:4007

TOPICS: Parametric design , Algorithms, Kinetic Architecture, responsive facades, interactive design, smart buildings, generative design, NURBS modeling, parametric modeling, architectural design algorithms, form finding algorithms , and Environmental Adaptive Dynamic Architecture
Computational skills: Rhino3D – Grasshopper 3d – Paneling tools - Kangaroo plugin - fields grasshopper -Digital Fabrication- Arduino micro controllers - lighting and temperature sensors - Firefly plugin - gHowl – mobile controller - Wi-Fi controllers


Day 01
- opening lecture on Algorithmic Added Design 
- tutorials and introductions to NURBS modeling with Rhino 3d
- Parametric modeling tutorials with grasshopper 3d
- Grasshopper processes, algorithmic logic and data management
-Essential mathematical functions and logical operations
- Projects assignments, groups divisions, project phase’s schedule
Day 02
- Form finding methods and theories for architecture 
- Training on physical algorithms using Kangaroo plugin
-Catenary systems on curves, Catenary on surfaces, and mesh relaxation
- Algorithms and design inspirations
- Subdivision algorithms, paneling tools
- Responsive materials, structural optimizations
- Project phase one submission
Day 03
- Envelope pattern optimizations for natural lighting
- Kinetic Architecture introduction and projects examples
- Responsive material analysis and design systems
- Kinetic facades and dynamic pattern 
- Training on Arduino & preparing digital models for kinetic simulation

Day 04
- environmental Sensors, design reaction
- lighting sensors, temperature sensors
-Responsive envelop responsive simulations to sensors.
-Smart and embedded systems for Architecture
- Architectural models movements and mechanisms 
Day 05
- Wireless controllers for grasshopper
- Mobile controllers 
- Projects final submission
Day 06
-Finalizing students projects,
-Models fabrications and sensors installations, documenting reactions
-Final project ourcomes

for the 2 phases __ fees is 420 $ per participants( 360 for BAU students) 
Fees includes all teaching materials, software kit, lectures kit, laser cutting, Arduino microcontroller boards, sensors and using equipment. Students need to bring their own laptops, digital equipment and model making tools.

This program is open to current international Engineering, architecture and design students, masters, PhD candidates and young architects and professionals. Software Requirements: basic knowledge of 2D and 3D modeling software.

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