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Ph.D. In genetic Algorithms applied to Architecture

ALGORITMOS GENÉTICOS COMO ESTRATEGIA DE DISEÑO EN ARQUITECTURA -> Carlos Ignacio de la Barrera Poblete -&...

The Future of/for Architects?

INTRODUCTION This short essay uses the The Future for Architects? (Robinson, et al. 2013) report as a referenc...

Data Visualization

What is Data Visualization? Data visualization consists in communicate raw data clearly and efficiently to the...

FLUX.IO – Moving to the cloud

Early this year, I was invited with some colleagues to San Francisco to test a new technology called FLUX.IO. ...

TALCA: nature – data – fabrication (cuestion de educación)

Este año tuve la oportunidad de enseñar durante dos semanas en la Facultad de Arquitectura de la Universidad...

Contest for CEZEMAT

We provide services for surface analysis and surface panelization. Further information click on the image. ...

ALGOMAD 2013, oficialmente lanzado!!!

ALGOMAD 2013 Algomad 2013 – Enfoque en Sagrada Familia se celebrará del 3 al 6 de Julio en ELISAVA Escuela ...

Typer façade

The past year, I was involved in a refurbish project for EU buildings. The project consisted in renew a 1950 b...

BIO-MIMESIS IN ARCHITECTURE, Integration of Information in the Designing Process

The past year, I had the opportunity to be the external tutor of Christina Iliopoulou Master Thesis. basically...

Integrative Technologies and Architectural Design Research (ICD/ITKE)

This is an Interesting announcement: The MSc Programme Integrative Technologies and Architectural Design Resea...

Extended metal deployé FEA analisys

Computational geometry services for mesh repairing for FEA (Finit Element Analysis). For further information ...

2012 March Digital Crafting, Massana Arts School

A couple of cool friends-architects-coders are organizing a workshop at Massana Arts School in Barcelona. The...

Complex System based on particle behaviour

Emergent systems behaviours for urban analysis Click on image for further information...

Evolutionary strategy for enhanced design of architecture, optimization

The purpose of the present experiment consists in optimizing a building modifying its apertures (windows) and ...

Spatial distribution in buildings through Genetic Algorithm, micro scale

Usually architects spend a lot of hours trying fit rooms and corridors into the building boundaries. There are...

Genetic algorithms as Generative Design System, half scale

A Genetic Algorithm must fulfill a series of spatial and volumetric constraints that oppose each other. The GA...

Travelling salesman problem as a generative model urban, macro scale

A Genetic Algorithm to solve the problem Travelling Sales Problem (TSP) is adapted to find the shortest path f...

Algoritmo Genético para el problema del viajante.

Este post lleva varios meses en el ordenador y es tiempo de mostrarlo. El problema del viajante (TSP), es un ...

ALGOMAD 2011

Este es el segundo año que lanzamos Algomad. Consiste en un seminario de herramientas digitales para la arqui...

IDOM Madrid Headquarters, Façade (collaboration): 2008 Madrid

We generate Pattern for laser cut and sheet metal punched Click on the image for further information ...

Mercat Encants: Barcelona 2008 (Collaboration)

At the end of the year 2007, I won a research grant in R + D from Rafael Escolá Foundation. This prize gave m...

Pedestrian bridge contest: Gran canaria 2008

During 2008 I developed, with two amazing architects (Marina Diez and Fernando Rial) a pedestrian bridge conte...

Exposition Santarem Model: 2007

This model was prepared in almost 6 days using rhinoscript. For one side we made the ribs for the terrain, and...

Concurso edificio de la fiscalia: madrid 2007

For this competition we tried a surface subdivision based in vectors. The first try was use the vector length...

Concurso Barcelo: Madrid 2007

The barcelo contest, is a complex mix of sport, market and living.  We start working with subtracting shapes ...

Europan: 2007 Sion

These images are from the Europan contest in 2007. We never sent the boards, so they are unfinished. This prob...

Concurso de lo Civil: Madrid 2007

Estás imágenes corresponden al concurso para el edificio de lo Civil en la ciudad judicial en Madrid. Estuve...

What I’ve been doing / Que he estado haciendo

Por estos días preparo mis vacaciones en Chile, tuve bastante botado el blog, pero eso no significa que no es...

Algomad, Seminario sobre herramientas digitales en arquitectura

ALGOMAD -Algo más que un instrumento: introducción a Métodos generativos en Arquitectura y Diseño- es un s...

GenerativeComponents <-> EnergyPlus, connection (updated)

These days I have been updated my GC<->E+ connection. I fix some bugs to get more speed, and I get it. y...

GenerativeComponents <-> EnergyPlus, Connection (wip)

My PhD. is about Evolutionary Estrategies. More Precisely in Genetic Algorithms (GAs). I understand the GAs li...

proyecto final, 1er año IE School of Architecture, Geometría Arquitectonica II

Estás Imagenes corresponden al trabajo de los alumnos de primer año de arquitectura de la IE School of Archi...

proyecto final, 1er año IE School of Architecture, Geometría Arquitectonica II

Entrega final del proyecto: Los alumnos deberán presentar 8 laminas A2. La presentación será oral con un m...

AA/IE Madrid Summer School 2009

In July 2009 two leading independent schools of architecture, the Architectural Association, London and the IE...

colaboration / flying surface

This is a small colaboration with Mary ann busby, from chile. the aim was generate surface from other surfaces...

Workshop RhinoScript at ETSAM(Madrid)

The last week I have been teaching at ETSAM in Madrid, doing a RhinoScript Workshop in GIGA  Departamento de ...

SmartGeometry’09 images

Smart Geometry 00:00 am SmartGeometry 01:00 am SmartGeometry 03:00 am SmartGeometry 04:00 am...

What I did in SFO (SG’09) truss optimization

This was my first time in an SmartGeometry, and I was impressed level of all participants and tutors. Truss O...

Seminario AGs – U.P.C.

Después de todos estos meses trabajando para el doctorado, las diferentes colaboraciones para ACXT, concursos...

Sphere Packing

A couple of minutes took me switch the circles with spheres. This time when I saw the script few day after, I ...

Circle Packing Images

The first image has almost 10,000 iterations and the max radius was 500, the other ones are about 4,000 iterat...

Circle Packing

I’ve been working yesterday in a Circle Packing, and I started with matsys pseudo-code.  I founded a lo...

Sensitive Analisys, Prato Italy

I was invited to paticipate in a contest to the Comune di Prato in Italy. I have to say thank you to this cool...

Cellular Automaton

This Video represents my first attempt to develop a Cellular Automaton. I extract the rules from a magazine a ...

Digital Textile

For me sometimes it is more difficult speak or write about my work that write the code in the editor. This ima...

Recursion 3

Images from recursion in 3D. These images represent the process of my recursion work that started few weeks ag...

Recursion 2

Here are the new configurations of the same base script that I posted few weeks ago, this time I create more p...

Recursion 1

En continuant à travailler sur le “script” original, j’ai calculé le barycentre, cette foi...

Recursion

I was Working couple weeks ago in a simple script to produce a recursion, I try drawing 3 points and then subd...

RhinoScripting Workshop at Elisava, Barcelona

I participate like instructor, with Ernesto Bueno and the collaboration of Rita Mirele and Ruther Paullo in th...

Voronoi Diagram

I Hate Voronoi Diagrams when I start working like architect-developer for Other People’s Rooms mi boss w...

RhinoScripting Workshop at Esap, Oporto

Few weeks ago (19 – 20 – 21 March, 2008) I participate like instructor in the Workshop Digital Des...

Seminar Scripting at IaaC, Presentations I

Agata Kycia + Krysztof Gornicki + Vasco Portugal Rohan Khurana + Eugenio Adame Andrea Katsavra + Pete Booth Mo...

Seminar Scripting at IaaC, Presentations II

Maite Bravo + Jordi Roses Juergen Weiss Maria Papaloizou + Peerapong Suntinanond...

Seminar Scripting at IaaC, Presentations III

Ismini Koronidi + Georgios Macharias Francisca Aroso + Renu Gupta + Hemant Purohit Evangelia Vlachopoulou + Ra...

Seminar Scripting at IaaC, Presentations IV

Verena Vogler + Eduardo Mayoral Alexander Harris Akriti Sood + Luis Odiaga + Higinio Llames...

Final Review Seminar Scripting at IaaC

Few Saturday’s ago (01/03/2008) was the final presentation of the Seminar Scripting at IaaC. I partici...

Tree-like Pergola

This is a simple example of the many applications offered by the iterative branching system developed so far. ...

Genr8

Genr8 is a plug-in for maya and works generating surfaces. It is very interesting because fuse the universal g...

Iterative Branching I

After experimenting with L-systems, the present study focuses on RhinoScript. Using the methodology of L-syste...

Honey_Comb IV

This is the last part of Honey_Comb Series, until now there are a lot of things to optimize in the script, I p...

Revista de Arquitectura nº15

I was invited to participate in the number 15 of “Revista de Arquitectura” under the title “...

Iterative vs. Recursive Branching Systems

This is a study on re-writing systems (iterative and recursive) and its implementation in formal models of eme...

FEA in Process…

After long time trying to achieve another level of analysis, finally we start to do it with SAP. An engineerin...

Honey_Comb III

Voici les résultats des “scripts” de cette semaine. Calculer la normale à chaque centres de la c...

Honey_Comb II

Here more images for the Honey_Comb funcky results, the possibilities of the differens patterns. soon more...

Patterns

Este es un ejemplo de simples patrones, independiente del tipo de curva y cantidad el script es capaz de adapt...

Honey_Comb I

The year is starting ,and there are a lot of challenge to get this year, I won a Scholarchip to finish my phd,...

Frame Create ll in Progress

Está vez use una estrategia diferente para crear las estructuras, a través de una curva “guía” ...

Frame Create l in Progress (like everything)

Estuve trabajando por un par de horas en un script que fuese capaz de estructurar un superficie “x”...

Finding Forms in Artifitial Enviroments (or looking artifitial environments to finding forms?)

Rethinking about the images (forms) we produce about organic growth structures, we found something interesting...

Crecimiento – Growth 3D

Esto es lo que consegui al final del dia. En estás imagenes se muestra parte del proceso, con los errores inc...

Crecimiento – Growth 2D

Estuve trabajando en un algoritmo, que de cierta manera desarrollara un cuerpo central y unas ramificaciones. ...

Soft Wall in Progress II

The problem still be the relation with the environment… maybe it’s necesary change the strategy, a...

Soft Wall in Progress

Sensitive wall. Searching some relation among structure and the width of the wall for one side, and the other,...

They have rejected / No han aceptado

Finalmente hemos tenido los resultados para la construcción del proyecto, y no nos han aceptado adjuntamos el...

Non – Standard Estereometrica

La estructura principal es descompuesta en una serie de “costillas” que a su vez están compuestas...

Estereometrica (Triangulations Non Standard)

Las estructuras estereometricas son definidas como un elemento estructural tridimensional, reticulado y modula...

Trabajando en el Node_2

Estos son los primeros resultados del script que construye el node_2, es algo complejo calcular planos perpend...

Prototipo Nodo (Resolviendo el Nodo)

El primer intento de resolver el nodo fue haciendo la substracción de cada una de las intersecciones que tuvi...

Superficies Topográficas

El script construye superficies que se asemejan (si se hace el esfuerzo) a la topografía de la tierra, o al p...

Pureza, Honestidad y Respeto hacia la Expresión de la Arquitectura.

Etimológicamente, el termino vitruviano decoro, que a su vez deriva de la raíz verbal latina decet – del s...

Optimización de Material Reciclado

Es común usar la programación como un “medio” para generar formas, analizar superficies compleja...

II International Workshop

Digital Design Processes Processos Digitais de Projecto Escola Superior Artística do Porto, Portugal 24 Setem...

Estrategias Emergentes

La Biomimética. (Biomimicry) – ECHINOCACTUS GRUSONII (Del bios = vida, y mimesis = imitar) Es una nueva dis...

Superficie Reactiva 2

Este script identifica una superficie cualquiera, donde imprime sobre ella una matriz de puntos con los que co...

Superficie Reactiva

Este script reconoce la orientación de un recorrido dado, como podría ser el recorrido del sol: puntoCardina...

Funcion "N"

Este es un simple Script (rhinoscript) que identifica dos círculos y los divide en x puntos, donde cada punto...

Tensiones Integrales (Parametrización)

Las estructuras Tensegrity son estructuras mecánicas estables de 3dimnesiones, que mantienen su forma en un c...

Geometría Compleja Basada en Programación (Random Power)

Este experimento está basado en la definición de 4 matrices equidistantes -cada matriz está configurada por...

Comportamiento Emergente

Experimento basado en la deformación y agrupación de material desechable Realizado por Carlos de la Barrera ...

Algoritmos Evolutivos como Modelo Propositivo de Diseño

Las formas que produce la evolución se basan en sistemas auto-organizados que emergen de la interacción de l...

Invitación

El Grupo de Diseño Emergente Sudamericano, te invita a colaborar con su blog  designemergente.org. La intenc...