Packed pavilion takes CAAD drawing to its limits at the exhibition 3D paperArt, part of the final leg of the Shanghai World Expo.The overall goal of the pavilion is to demonstrate how architects can use CAAD to customize the design process. Here, each step was optimized by selfmade computers, from design to production, packing and shipping.
There’s a lot of good information about lattice hinges here which explains the concept and actual physics behind it.
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There are many examples in design where we need to map existing sites. There is an opportunity to create models more effectively by following the following process.
This is what happens when you mix rhino modelling with digital fabrication: