Algorithmic Accessories V1.0
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ALGORITHMIC ACCESSORIES V1.0

DESCRIPTION
ALGORITHMIC ACCESSORIES V1.0 is a workshop that combines algorithmic methods for 3D modeling with the digital fabrication of jewelries. The purpose is to produce various shapes through the use of parametric design and apply them on accessories in a way that allows their materialization. The workshop will go through the processes of constructing a shape algorithm, customization, 3D printing and fabrication .

DETAILS
Participants will be introduced to parametric modeling tools in Rhinoceros and Grasshopper, which will allow them to create and visualize unique custom designs and learn how to materialize them in a specially equipped Fablab. For this purpose, FDM/STL 3D printer will be available on site for all experimental needs. Further detailing and metal fabrication of the accessories will be also available. Participants will have the opportunity to get their designs manufactured and learn about all the aspects of the fabrication process.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Introduction to Grasshopper and algorithmic geometry
    Creation and customization of complex geometries through parametric modelling
  • Fabrication tools
  • KeyShot

REQUIRED SOFTWARE
Participants should provide their own laptops with the following software installed. If you do not have the software, trial versions and discount student licences are available on the companies’ websites.

  • Rhinoceros
  • Grasshopper   (All plug-ins will be announced closer to workshop date)
  • KeyShot

LOGISTICS
Algorithmic Accessories Workshop will last 3 days, from 15 to 17 April, 2016.
Daily meetings will take place from 10:00 to 18:00 at Hotel am Brillantengrund, Vienna, Austria.
For attending the workshop there is no previous software or fabrication tools experience required.
All projects will be published and fabricated,exhibition will be organized at the end of the workshop.
Participants need to bring their own laptops or workstations.
Drinks and lunch snacks will be provided.

 

TUTORS

Algorithmic Accessories V1.0

Eva Tucek
@ mostlikely fablab – www.mostlikely.at

I spent a large part of my childhood in a jewellery workshop, this is where i first enjoyed the creative process so much so that it later branched into illustration, painting, and eventually computer graphics.
After graduating in graphic design, I freelanced in a cross-section of disciplines, from graphics to multimedia, only in my late twenties i joined the family business for the first time.
We are using 3D modeling and rapid prototyping techniques alongside traditional hand crafted methods to realise some of the most unique pieces we have designed.

Algorithmic Accessories V1.0

Radul Shiskov
Associate @ DesignMorphine
Associate @ Architecture Construction Association
PhD Student @ UACEG
MArch Interior Design UACEG

Radul is currently working on his PhD thesis concerning applications of the parametric design in interior spaces. He has completed with Honors his master’s degree in Architecture in the University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy, Sofia, in 2013, Department of Interior Architecture and Design. He has been actively practicing as an architect, designing and realizing various projects such as restaurants, TV studios, office and residential buildings. In 2014, Radul participated in Design Morphine’s workshop Generative Morphologies. His project was published and exhibited as part of The City Exhibition 2014 which took place on Blv. Vitosha, Sofia.

 

ASSISTANT

Algorithmic Accessories V1.0

Tsvetelina Georgieva
Co Founder & CEO @ DesignMorphine
MArch Architecture Technology UACEG

Tsvetelina is Co Founder and CEO of DesignMorphine. Tsvetelina completed with Honors her Master’s Degree in Architecture in 2012 in Department of Architecture Technology, University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy, Sofia. Her Diploma project “Sport Complex” was published in numerous newspapers and it participated in “The New Sofia Exhibition” organized by Sofia Municipality. Tsvetelina has an experience as architect and designer both in big architectural studios and as a freelancer working on different scale projects like office buildings, public buildings, residential buildings, interiors, etc. Tsvetelina is an author of many publications for different newspapers mainly connected to her specialization in Architecture Technology. Among all Tsvetelina has a serious experience as organizer and project manager of student’s competitions and events for a media group working in the field of Architecture and Construction. As a CEO of DesignMorphine she is lecturing to architects and students interested in parametric and generative design.

Hotel am Brillantengrund, Bandgasse 4, 1070 Vienna, Austria