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Update: Flight Assembled Architecture Exhibition

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Flight Assembled Architecture Exhibition is Open to the Public

If you are able to attend, please share your experience with us! The exhibit will conclude on February 19th, 2012.

Flight Assembled Architecture Exhibition

From December 2nd to February 19th, Flight Assembled Architecture, the first installation to be built by flying machines, will be conceived as an architectural structure at a scale of a 600 m high “vertical village”, the installation addresses radical new ways of thinking and materializing architecture as a physical process of dynamic formation. The exhibition is put on in Orleans, France at the Frac Center by Gramazio & Kohler and Raffaello D’Andrea in collaboration with ETH Zurich. More information on the event after the break.

nonLin/Lin Pavilion / Marc Fornes

© Francois Lauginie
© Francois Lauginie

Designed by Marc Fornes (THEVERYMANY), nonLin/Lin Pavilion is a prototype which engages in a series of architectural experiments referred to as text based morphologies. Part of the FRAC Centre permanent collection in Orleans, France the prototypes, beyond their visual perception of sculptural and formal qualities, are built forms developed through custom computational protocols. The parameters of these protocols are based on form finding (surface relaxation), form description (composition of developable linear elements), information modeling (re-assembly data), generational hierarchy (distributed networks), and digital fabrication (logistic of production).

A complete project description, photographs and drawings following the break.

© Francois Lauginie © Francois Lauginie © Francois Lauginie © Francois Lauginie