Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Geo-Arab-Design workshop in El Cairo

Workshop on Construction Aware Design,
Rapid-Prototyping Spatial Reconstruction and Performance 2011

The American University in Cairo
Department of Construction and Architectural Engineering
30 January to the 2 February 2011

The Geometry in Architecture and Building Design (Geo-Arab-Design) group is a network of professionals from architectural and engineering practices, academia and industry. Their mission is to promote design and technological excellence and explore local identities through the exploration and innovative applications of geometry.

About this workshop:

  • Learn from experts who are consulting on projects by Zaha Hadid Architects, Asymptote Architecture, Mario Bellini Architects and others to design the paneling systems.
  • Get a quick introduction to Rhino, Grasshopper, and EvoluteTools.
  • Learn how to digitally reconstruction data from 3D scanners and even from regular photographs.
  • Experience how to print 3D models using state of the art machines.
  • Grant the opportunity to perform basic energy and performance analysis of your designs.
  • All this will be provided in a comprehensive 5-day workshop to be taught by international experts in the field as well as local researchers.

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