Archive for September, 2010

Australian Computational Design Group in Architecture

• Monday, September 20th, 2010

Last Monday was the first meeting for the Australian Compuational Design in Architecture group. An excellent initiative by Ben Doherty, BVN Architects, the lineup of speakers included Sarah Benton (USyd), Sean Ahlquist (ICD), Gabriele Ulaco (USyd), Jeremy Harkins (UNSW) and Sam Yasseen from S.C.R.I.P.T. The group is set to meet at 6 week intervals, so […]

Sean Ahlquist Masterclass

• Monday, September 20th, 2010

Over the last two weeks, the Masters of Advanced Architecture students participated in an intensive¬†Masterclass with Sean Ahlquist from the Institute for Computational Design at the University of Stuttgart in Germany. Here is an excerpt from the brief describing the task at hand. “The challenge in designing tension-active systems (where that application of tension force […]