Asymptotic Applications

Type: MA Elective
Name: Structural Research – Asymptotic Applications
Year: Fall 2020
Supervisor: Eike Schling
Office: The University of Hong Kong, Department of Architecture

This course specialized in the design and construction of doubly curved grid structures. Through analysis of existing structures and innovative research of independent hypotheses, students discover new potentials for digital design and fabrication. The course implemented a methodology of research-by-design, fostering self-responsible, creative research based on well-founded scientific principles. These principles were taught through theoretical inputs, hands-on workshops, model making and digital modeling of reference structures.

Transformable Facade Sun Shading by Subin Park

Urban Canopy In Between Towers & Facade Integration by Ji Xiang

Cat Tower by Hwanseo Lee

Hong Kong Public Housing Bamboo Shading by Ying So Yi

Asymptotic Concrete Formwork by Gyuhyeon Choi

About eikeschling

Dr.-Ing. | Architect BYAK Assistant Professor in Architectural Structures The University of Hong Kong

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