process

Recursive Pattern Process

Aug 27, 2008No Comments

Process generating evolving, nonperiodic patterns Materials produced in modular units based on traditional industrial practices are inevitably confined to predictable, repeating patterns. A common example

Backlight Images

Aug 23, 2008No Comments

Backlit three-dimensional relief in DuPont Corian Backlight Images are three-dimensional solid-surface topographies created from digital images. Developed and manufactured by the R. D. Wing Company,

ARTHUR

Aug 16, 2008No Comments

Augmented round table for architecture and urban planning Augmented Round Table for ArcHitecture and URban Planning (ARTHUR) is a collaboration environment based on Augmented Reality

Backlight

Jul 10, 2008No Comments

Electroless gold-plated sculpture Backlight is a demonstration of electroless metal plating by Tony Wurman of New York-based Wunderwurks. In contrast to conventional electrolytic processes, electroless

XURF Systems

May 01, 2008No Comments

Continuously morphable curved surfaces XURF (eXpandable sURFaces) Systems generates continuously morphable curved surfaces. Inspired by biological membranes, the resulting surfaces are rigid yet pliable and

AlgoRhythms

Dec 24, 2007No Comments

Algorithmically-derived metal systems Milgo/Bufkin can bend complex shapes in metal, providing solutions to the most demanding problems. These shapes are economical alternatives to extrusions and

Meta-Coat

Oct 15, 2007No Comments

Metal-plating process for plastics The Meta-Coat process allows many metals to be replaced by metal-plated plastics, thus saving energy and operating expenses. When print-industry rollers

UV/FX

Apr 19, 2007No Comments

Ultraviolet light-activated scenery UV/FX Scenic Productions has developed a process for intermixing fluorescent paints to achieve a wide spectrum of colors when exposed to ultraviolet

Texxus

Mar 11, 2007No Comments

Digitally-controlled surface manipulation of materials Texxus creates 3D surface forms and textures for architectural, industrial, and consumer products. Using advanced modeling and production software, Texxus

Lamina 1.0

Mar 04, 2007No Comments

Software that facilitates construction of precise free-form structures from sheet material Designed by Paul Haeberli, Lamina 1.0 software facilitates the fabrication of large-scale free-form structures