Category Archives: Research

Designing gridshells with asymptotic line networks

Type: TUM, Research Lab, Research Group 011 Year: 2016 Team: Denis Hitrec, Eike Schling Office: Technische Universität München, Chair of Structural Design, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rainer Barthel Experimental Structures is a research studio held annually at the Chair of Structural Design. We

Designing gridshells with asymptotic line networks

Type: TUM, Research Lab, Research Group 011 Year: 2016 Team: Denis Hitrec, Eike Schling Office: Technische Universität München, Chair of Structural Design, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rainer Barthel Experimental Structures is a research studio held annually at the Chair of Structural Design. We

Experimental Structures, Gridshells

Type: Design Studio Name: Experimental Structures, Gridshell Year: 2016, Master Supervisor: Eike Schling Office: Technische Universität München, Chair of Structural Design, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rainer Barthel Team: Anna Bosco, Damiano Tosti, Denis Hitrec, Eleonora Velluto, Miquel Lloret, Pablo Mollina, Rongguang Na

Experimental Structures, Gridshells

Type: Design Studio Name: Experimental Structures, Gridshell Year: 2016, Master Supervisor: Eike Schling Office: Technische Universität München, Chair of Structural Design, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rainer Barthel Team: Anna Bosco, Damiano Tosti, Denis Hitrec, Eleonora Velluto, Miquel Lloret, Pablo Mollina, Rongguang Na

Curvature Lines

Type: Structural Research Year: 2016 Team: Eike Schling Office: Technische Universität München, Chair of Structural Design, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rainer Barthel Asymptotic Lines: The first model displays the use of asymptotic lines to construct an anticlastic membrane surface from straight strips. Principle Curvature

Curvature Lines

Type: Structural Research Year: 2016 Team: Eike Schling Office: Technische Universität München, Chair of Structural Design, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rainer Barthel Asymptotic Lines: The first model displays the use of asymptotic lines to construct an anticlastic membrane surface from straight strips. Principle Curvature

Curved Folding

Type: Structural Research Year: 2015 Team: Eike Schling, Donald Otterson Office: Technische Universität München, Chair of Structural Design, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rainer Barthel

Curved Folding

Type: Structural Research Year: 2015 Team: Eike Schling, Donald Otterson Office: Technische Universität München, Chair of Structural Design, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rainer Barthel

Hexagonal Bending

Type: Structural Research Year: 2015 Team: Quirin Mühlbauer, Eike Schling Office: Technische Universität München, Chair of Structural Design, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rainer Barthel Exhibition: IASS2015 ACTIVE BENDING with PRETENTIONED CABLE NET The sculpture HEXAGONAL BENDING utilizes the elastic deformation of rigid

Hexagonal Bending

Type: Structural Research Year: 2015 Team: Quirin Mühlbauer, Eike Schling Office: Technische Universität München, Chair of Structural Design, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rainer Barthel Exhibition: IASS2015 ACTIVE BENDING with PRETENTIONED CABLE NET The sculpture HEXAGONAL BENDING utilizes the elastic deformation of rigid

Bending-Activated Tensegrity

Type: Structural Research Year: 2015 Team: Sebastian Huth, Eike Schling, Joram Tutsch, André Ihde Office: Technische Universität München, Chair of Structural Design, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rainer Barthel Publications: IASS2015, Bending-Activated Tensegrity Sponsors: CARPRO, Membran Konstruktionen, Harry Buskes FIBROLUX, Glass Fibre Composites CBM,

Bending-Activated Tensegrity

Type: Structural Research Year: 2015 Team: Sebastian Huth, Eike Schling, Joram Tutsch, André Ihde Office: Technische Universität München, Chair of Structural Design, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rainer Barthel Publications: IASS2015, Bending-Activated Tensegrity Sponsors: CARPRO, Membran Konstruktionen, Harry Buskes FIBROLUX, Glass Fibre Composites CBM,

Reciprocal Frames on Platonic Polyhedrons

I had a look at reciprocal frames, which are a very beautiful geometric challenge. To start with the basics, I applied them onto the platonic polyhedrons, which are by definition symmetrical on every edge and plane. This means I don’t

Reciprocal Frames on Platonic Polyhedrons

I had a look at reciprocal frames, which are a very beautiful geometric challenge. To start with the basics, I applied them onto the platonic polyhedrons, which are by definition symmetrical on every edge and plane. This means I don’t

Propabalistic Architectural Design

For the Smart Geometry Conference 2013 in London, I was working with the two PAD Cluster, Henrik Malm and John Stack Ross, helping to set up a parametric workflow in Generative Components. smartgeometry.org PAD addresses the sg2013 challenge Constructing for Uncertainty by coupling probability theory with parametric architectural and

Propabalistic Architectural Design

For the Smart Geometry Conference 2013 in London, I was working with the two PAD Cluster, Henrik Malm and John Stack Ross, helping to set up a parametric workflow in Generative Components. smartgeometry.org PAD addresses the sg2013 challenge Constructing for Uncertainty by coupling probability theory with parametric architectural and