Thursday, December 6, 2018

Parametric Canopy - Rio de Janeiro



Carpinteria Timber Structures is a Brazilian timber engineering company that works with calculation, fabrication, and assembling of timber structures such as Glulam and CLT. They are now working on a 4,000 sqm parametric canopy for Rio de Janeiro made of timber and steel. 

They are using Rhino, Grasshopper,  and Karamba to draw and do the calculations of the timber structures. These help them create a parametric grid on the complex surface and transform it into Glulam Beams. They will also be using Rhino to make the shop drawings of the timber beams to send them to their 5-Axis CNC machine; this way they will be able to cut all the pieces in the right angle, making the work faster on site.
To learn more, follow them on their social networks: 
FacebookInstagram, and YouTube!


For additional information please contact Alan Dias.



What is a RhinoFabStudio? RhinoFabStudio (fabrication studio) is a small-scale digital workshop, certified by McNeel, with an array of Rhino and Rhino compatible software and computer controlled tools and training. These tools cover the various leading-edge industrial methods and materials needed to design, analyze, and fabricate almost anything.

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