Between the folds – Towards a material revolution – NXT BLD London, June 2019
The age of digital information is rapidly evolving into its next stage- the transformation of matter. How can digital information give life to novel applications and uses of industry standard materials? A complete paradigm shift of the relationship between man, machine and material is needed as we enter a new industrial revolution. The talk shares some of the office’s work using unique algorithms for design-to-fabrication workflows that try to challenge the classic perception construction. From mathematics of Origami to dynamic finite element analysis, the office works to bridge between the digital and physical with a mission to bring freeform design and customization to the mainstream construction sector.
View the other NXT BLD 2019 presentations
Nassim Saoud, Trimble Consulting
Applications of Mixed Reality in design and construction
Moritz Luck, Enscape
From real-time to realism.
Sandeep Gupte, NVIDIA
Re-imagine cities of the future with next gen visualisation.
Melike Altınışık, Melike Altınışık Architects
Dialogue between architecture and robotic construction.
Alexander Le Bell, Tridify
The impact of automated web VR workflows and streamlined collaboration.
Marc Fornes, THEVERYMANY
Exploring forms through Computational Design to Digital Fabrication.
Simeon Balabanov, Chaos Group
Getting it real: AEC workflows real-time, real fast and ray traced.
Michael Perry, Boston Dynamics
What if human-like mobility could be added to automation on construction sites?
Mariana Popescu, Block Research Group
Bringing together advances in digital fabrication, computation, and structural design.
Martyn Day, AEC Magazine & NXT BLD
Introducing NXT BLD and AEC Magazine.
Xavier De Kestelier, HASSELL
Cobus Bothma, Kohn Pedersen Fox (KPF)
Accelerating design decisions with rapid visualisation.
Hilmar Gunnarsson & Johan Hanegraaf, Arkio
Bringing architectural design into VR.
Ken Pimentel , Epic Games
How Fortnite is changing AEC.
Carlos Cristerna , Neoscape
Harnessing the power of real-time ray tracing.
Mike Leach , Lenovo
Navigating challenges surrounding AR and VR hardware.
Mikolaj Bazaczek , VR+ARCH: workflows in past, present and future
VR+ARCH: workflows in past, present and future.
NXT BLD is organised by AEC Magazine and brings next generation architecture, engineering and construction technologies to life in an exclusive conference and exhibition. These emerging technologies facilitate new ways of designing, enhancing the use of 3D models, applying Artificial Intelligence (AI) and offering new possibilities in digital fabrication and construction.
NXT BLD 2020 will take place at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre, London on 9 June, in association with Lenovo.
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