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SKIN: An Open Negotiation between Form, Function and Materiality

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authors Riether, Gernot; Keyan Rahimzadeh
year 2013
title SKIN: An Open Negotiation between Form, Function and Materiality
source SIGraDi 2013 [Proceedings of the 17th Conference of the Iberoamerican Society of Digital Graphics - ISBN: 978-956-7051-86-1] Chile - Valparaíso 20 - 22 November 2013, pp. 424 - 429
summary The Nuit Blanche Pavilion is a recent project by Gernot Riether in collaboration with artist Damien Valero. The project takes advantage of an elastic behavior found in high-density elastomers to form a lightweight structure that integrates form, geometry and program in a single material system. Grasshopper and the finite element plug-in Karamba were used to optimize these interdependencies. This paper will describe the design of the project and elaborate on an aspect of Riether’s research that uses digital technology to promote environmentally responsible materials and construction methods.
keywords Parametric design; Polymers; Light weight structure; Interactive video installation
series SIGraDi
email griether@gmail.com
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