Sacrificial Formation

Snooks, R 2018, 'Sacrificial Formation' in Mahesh Daas, Andrew Wit (ed.) Towards a Robotic Architecture, ORO Applied Research + Design, New York, United States, pp. 104-117.


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Title Sacrificial Formation
Author(s) Snooks, R
Year 2018
Title of book Towards a Robotic Architecture
Publisher ORO Applied Research + Design
Place of publication New York, United States
Editor(s) Mahesh Daas, Andrew Wit
Start page 104
End page 117
Subjects Architectural Design
Summary Sacrificial formation is a strategy for creating highly intricate architecture through the integration of robotic direct polymer deposition, multi-agent algorithmic design, and sacrificial formwork. This research leverages the potential of building-scale direct deposition, or 3D printing and explores its implications for architectural form, structure and tectonics. The application of 3D printing in building construction is in its infancy, but with its rapid development, it is critical to interrogate the transformative capacity of this technology and to understand how it might meaningfully affect architectural design.
Copyright notice © 2018 Mahesh Daas and Andrew John Wit (authors have copyright over own chapters)
Keyword(s) robotic fabrication
algorithmic design
architecture
behavioral formation
sacrificial formation
3D printing
ISBN 9781939621634
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