Category Archives: Experimental

3D Printed Architectural Glass Spacers

///3D Printed Architectural Glass Spacers Insulated Glass Units (IGUs) are characterized by two or more sheets of glass which are physically separated by means of a air, vacuum or inert gas such as Argon or Krypton.  Depending on how the

3D Printed Architectural Glass Spacers

///3D Printed Architectural Glass Spacers Insulated Glass Units (IGUs) are characterized by two or more sheets of glass which are physically separated by means of a air, vacuum or inert gas such as Argon or Krypton.  Depending on how the

Parkour Park Project by SeRaMCo

///Parkour Park Project by SeRaMCo The European project SeRaMCo researches and promotes the use of secondary raw materials in building structures. SeRaMCo contributes to the circular material loop of tomorrow. It helps to reduce the ecological footprint of the construction

Parkour Park Project by SeRaMCo

///Parkour Park Project by SeRaMCo The European project SeRaMCo researches and promotes the use of secondary raw materials in building structures. SeRaMCo contributes to the circular material loop of tomorrow. It helps to reduce the ecological footprint of the construction

3D Printing Paper

///3D Printing Paper Next material level to be reached: printing paper! Dunia Abdullah Agha, funded by DAAD (Deutsche Akademie Austauschdienst) at ISM+D/TU Darmstadt, is researching 3D paper printing by optimizing printing quality and performance, starting from the mixture design to

3D Printing Paper

///3D Printing Paper Next material level to be reached: printing paper! Dunia Abdullah Agha, funded by DAAD (Deutsche Akademie Austauschdienst) at ISM+D/TU Darmstadt, is researching 3D paper printing by optimizing printing quality and performance, starting from the mixture design to

WAAM

///WAAM Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing is a method for producing three dimensional objects in steel through the controlled deposition of weld material. This research, done by Chris Borg at ISM+D / TU Darmstadt,  looks at the possibility of combining welded

WAAM

///WAAM Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing is a method for producing three dimensional objects in steel through the controlled deposition of weld material. This research, done by Chris Borg at ISM+D / TU Darmstadt,  looks at the possibility of combining welded

Paper House for Weather Test

///Paper House for Weather Test Emergency shelters made of paper could be an alternative to currently common tent solutions to provide people with a temporary place to stay during catastrophic events. A research team at Darmstadt Technical University developed a

Paper House for Weather Test

///Paper House for Weather Test Emergency shelters made of paper could be an alternative to currently common tent solutions to provide people with a temporary place to stay during catastrophic events. A research team at Darmstadt Technical University developed a

SeRaMCo

///SeRaMCo With TU Delft, we were part of the SeRaMCo program, a European research project investigating the potential of recycling and reusing concrete in new building components. We are pleased to share with you a short documentary film in the

SeRaMCo

///SeRaMCo With TU Delft, we were part of the SeRaMCo program, a European research project investigating the potential of recycling and reusing concrete in new building components. We are pleased to share with you a short documentary film in the

WAAM for the Built Environment

///WAAM for the Built Environment Especially complex structures do require complex knots to be build – this has always been the problem, when you wanted to get a free form structure being build or connected to an existing building. With

WAAM for the Built Environment

///WAAM for the Built Environment Especially complex structures do require complex knots to be build – this has always been the problem, when you wanted to get a free form structure being build or connected to an existing building. With

No-Tolerance Facade by WAAM

///No-Tolerance Facade by WAAM Dealing with tolerances at facade construction is a complex one and does determine a lot details. This research project at ISM+D in collaboration with research and industry partners investigated the potentials of a no-tolerance façade conation

No-Tolerance Facade by WAAM

///No-Tolerance Facade by WAAM Dealing with tolerances at facade construction is a complex one and does determine a lot details. This research project at ISM+D in collaboration with research and industry partners investigated the potentials of a no-tolerance façade conation

Fire is a Beast!

///Fire is a Beast! When thinking about building with paper, fire is always an issue! So we made an experiment, used a common paper construction and rebuilt it as a house – to test its fire behaviour. Under the supervision

Fire is a Beast!

///Fire is a Beast! When thinking about building with paper, fire is always an issue! So we made an experiment, used a common paper construction and rebuilt it as a house – to test its fire behaviour. Under the supervision

Water conservation cladding made form a stone sludge composite

///Water conservation cladding made form a stone sludge composite Ainsley Vella, B.A hons Product Design, MCAST, Malta. The cladding was designed to utilize stone sludge waste, which is generated in marble factories and discarded in landfills with no further use.

Water conservation cladding made form a stone sludge composite

///Water conservation cladding made form a stone sludge composite Ainsley Vella, B.A hons Product Design, MCAST, Malta. The cladding was designed to utilize stone sludge waste, which is generated in marble factories and discarded in landfills with no further use.

WORLDS FIRST 3-D-Printed Bridge MIDAIR Across FLOWING WATER

///WORLDS FIRST 3-D-Printed Bridge MIDAIR Across FLOWING WATER The institute for steel structures and the Institute for Structural Mechanic and Design at Technische Universität Darmstadt are in progress to do a first 3D printed steel bridge across flowing water, using

WORLDS FIRST 3-D-Printed Bridge MIDAIR Across FLOWING WATER

///WORLDS FIRST 3-D-Printed Bridge MIDAIR Across FLOWING WATER The institute for steel structures and the Institute for Structural Mechanic and Design at Technische Universität Darmstadt are in progress to do a first 3D printed steel bridge across flowing water, using

Glass-Paper Tree @ GtTL2018

///Glass-Paper Tree @ GtTL2018 BAMP! Building with paper! Paper is a mostly unexplored construction material that can be cleverly conjoined with thin glass to create very visually appealing structures. For architectural applications in exhibition stand construction, support structures made of

Glass-Paper Tree @ GtTL2018

///Glass-Paper Tree @ GtTL2018 BAMP! Building with paper! Paper is a mostly unexplored construction material that can be cleverly conjoined with thin glass to create very visually appealing structures. For architectural applications in exhibition stand construction, support structures made of

sINeFINITY – a glass – paper experiment

///sINeFINITY – a glass – paper experiment The sINeFINITY-Pavilion constructed by the Technical University of Darmstadt shows one of the diverse possibilities of using glass as a structural construction element. The exterior design of the pavilion is based on the

sINeFINITY – a glass – paper experiment

///sINeFINITY – a glass – paper experiment The sINeFINITY-Pavilion constructed by the Technical University of Darmstadt shows one of the diverse possibilities of using glass as a structural construction element. The exterior design of the pavilion is based on the

Wire-Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM)

///Wire-Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM) Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM) combines standard welding equipment (A power source, A Welding Torch, and a Wire feed) with controlled motion; usually achieved through robotics or Computer Numerical Control (CNC) systems, allowing for the controlled

Wire-Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM)

///Wire-Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM) Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM) combines standard welding equipment (A power source, A Welding Torch, and a Wire feed) with controlled motion; usually achieved through robotics or Computer Numerical Control (CNC) systems, allowing for the controlled

SHRED WRAPPER

///SHRED WRAPPER IMAGINED BY: Daan Rietbergen, Tillmann Klein, Ulrich Knaack, Holger Strauß, Marcel Bilow IMAGES BY: Marcel Bilow, Soumen Adhikary DATE: 15-05-2009 KEYWORDS: on-site, load-bearing, recycling process, system building, waste In cases of hurricanes and blizzards that devastate entire regions of

SHRED WRAPPER

///SHRED WRAPPER IMAGINED BY: Daan Rietbergen, Tillmann Klein, Ulrich Knaack, Holger Strauß, Marcel Bilow IMAGES BY: Marcel Bilow, Soumen Adhikary DATE: 15-05-2009 KEYWORDS: on-site, load-bearing, recycling process, system building, waste In cases of hurricanes and blizzards that devastate entire regions of

SPONG3D: Developing an integrated 3D-printed façade with complex geometries for active temperature control

///SPONG3D: Developing an integrated 3D-printed façade with complex geometries for active temperature control Spong3d is an adaptive 3d printed facade system that integrates multiple functions to optimize thermal performances according to the different environmental conditions throughout the year. The proposed

SPONG3D: Developing an integrated 3D-printed façade with complex geometries for active temperature control

///SPONG3D: Developing an integrated 3D-printed façade with complex geometries for active temperature control Spong3d is an adaptive 3d printed facade system that integrates multiple functions to optimize thermal performances according to the different environmental conditions throughout the year. The proposed

The Table 02

/// The Table 02 The concurrence of a video contest, and the assignment to design an innovative solution; the students and alamir worked on documenting the process as a summary of a researcher’s day at Technical University Darmstadt. The video

The Table 02

/// The Table 02 The concurrence of a video contest, and the assignment to design an innovative solution; the students and alamir worked on documenting the process as a summary of a researcher’s day at Technical University Darmstadt. The video

The Table 01

/// The Table 01 An idea to work on an innovative, simple solution to support table plate. Alamir Mohsen with a group of students worked on a parametric solution that considered the load conditions that will be subjected to the table. Then

The Table 01

/// The Table 01 An idea to work on an innovative, simple solution to support table plate. Alamir Mohsen with a group of students worked on a parametric solution that considered the load conditions that will be subjected to the table. Then

BAMP – house 1

///BAMP – house 1 The BAMP team is developing housing types out of paper in various construction systematics. The first solution is a paper tube skeleton structure: The cylindrical cardboard tube is the strongest element made from laminated paper that

BAMP – house 1

///BAMP – house 1 The BAMP team is developing housing types out of paper in various construction systematics. The first solution is a paper tube skeleton structure: The cylindrical cardboard tube is the strongest element made from laminated paper that

3F3D|Next generation printed steel knots

///3F3D|Next generation printed steel knots The recently at the TU Delft Architectural Engineering / Façade Program graduated MSc Bayu Prayudhi developed a fully forces optimized freeform knot. It is meant to be part of a free form grid shell structure

3F3D|Next generation printed steel knots

///3F3D|Next generation printed steel knots The recently at the TU Delft Architectural Engineering / Façade Program graduated MSc Bayu Prayudhi developed a fully forces optimized freeform knot. It is meant to be part of a free form grid shell structure

Ceramics in an AM process | Performance

///Ceramics in an AM process | Performance How 3D printed materials perform if they are compared to traditional produced products is an interesting research. To get a general understanding of material behaviour we started printing standardised stones with a ceramic

Ceramics in an AM process | Performance

///Ceramics in an AM process | Performance How 3D printed materials perform if they are compared to traditional produced products is an interesting research. To get a general understanding of material behaviour we started printing standardised stones with a ceramic

The vacuum bridge

/// The vacuum bridge Some time ago we were busy with vacuum constructions – triggered by the simplicity of creating stiff structures from loose components. Then our colleagues came and blamed us for not being serious enough…. so we had to

The vacuum bridge

/// The vacuum bridge Some time ago we were busy with vacuum constructions – triggered by the simplicity of creating stiff structures from loose components. Then our colleagues came and blamed us for not being serious enough…. so we had to

Ceramics in an AM process | Freeform surface

///Ceramics in an AM process | Freeform surface This free form brick was printed using a continuous flow. The advantage of a continuous extrusion path, controlled by g-code, is that the filament is not interrupted, which allows a faster print

Ceramics in an AM process | Freeform surface

///Ceramics in an AM process | Freeform surface This free form brick was printed using a continuous flow. The advantage of a continuous extrusion path, controlled by g-code, is that the filament is not interrupted, which allows a faster print

Ceramics in an AM process | One material solution

///Ceramics in an AM process | One material solution The ability to produce so called one-material-wall systems is promising: there is an increasing demand for the raw materials to be recycled, but recycling components made out of different materials is hard. By

Ceramics in an AM process | One material solution

///Ceramics in an AM process | One material solution The ability to produce so called one-material-wall systems is promising: there is an increasing demand for the raw materials to be recycled, but recycling components made out of different materials is hard. By

Ceramics in an AM process

///Ceramics in an AM process The built environment relies on the use of stoneware for centuries. What can stoneware mean when it is combined with a new production technology? Dennis de Witte M.Sc. started experimenting and produced the first promising

Ceramics in an AM process

///Ceramics in an AM process The built environment relies on the use of stoneware for centuries. What can stoneware mean when it is combined with a new production technology? Dennis de Witte M.Sc. started experimenting and produced the first promising