Dynamic Double Curvature Mould System

  • Christian Raun
  • Mathias K. Kristensen
  • Poul Henning Kirkegaard

Abstract

The present paper describes a concept for a reconfigurable mould surface which is designed to fit the needs of contemporary architecture. The core of the concept presented is a dynamic surface manipulated into a given shape using a digital signal created directly from the CAD drawing of the design. This happen fast, automatic and without production of waste, and the manipulated surface is fair and robust, eliminating the need for additional, manual treatment. Limitations to the possibilities of the flexible form are limited curvature and limited level of detail, making it especially suited for larger, double curved surfaces like facades or walls, where the curvature of each element is relatively small in comparison to the overall shape.

Keywords

Dynamic Surface NURBS Curve Cast Element Stiff Membrane Mould System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christian Raun
    • 1
  • Mathias K. Kristensen
    • 1
  • Poul Henning Kirkegaard
    • 2
  1. 1.ADAPA-Adapting ArchitectureDenmark
  2. 2.Department of Civil EngineeringAalborg UniversityDenmark

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