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Author: Oliver Tessmann

Communication Landscapes

Communication Landscapes

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An installation at Seoul Biennale 2017   [embed]https://vimeo.com/236093225[/embed] Seoul, 06 October, 2017:  “Imminent Commons” – this year’s Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism opens the debate about the dramatic challenges global cities are facing, be they social, ecological or technological. On this occasion HENN and DDU present an...

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Wasp Plugin for Grasshopper

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Wasp is a set of open-source Grasshopper components, developed in Python by DDU team member Andrea Rossi, directed at representing and designing with discrete elements. Significant parts of Wasp have been developed as part of research on digital materials and discrete design at DDU. Wasp has...

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Making Effect, Stockholm 2017

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The research work on topological interlocking structures conducted by the Digital Design Unit (DDU) and If-Then Architects, Berlin was featured in the exhibition "Making Effect" in the Architecture and Design,  Center ArkDes, Stockholm. The exhibition gathers and presents examples of research projects, which were supported by...

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Gestalten mit Medien 2017

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August 2017, End of Year Exhibition Gestalten mit Medien, Darmstadt. 108 first year students teamed up to design and build an installation made from 108 yellow threads and water filled plastic bottles acing as weights. The piece synthesizes a series of exercises on digital design...

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Topological Interlocking

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Topological Interlocking Assemblies are modular structures that unfold structural capacity by kinematically constraining their building blocks through interlocking. [caption id="attachment_7540" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Topological Interlocking Assembly. 3D printed model presented in the exhibition +ultra. knowledge & gestaltung in the Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin 30/09/2016 - 08/01/2017[/caption] While masonry...

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BE-AM – SYMPOSIUM – 27.10.2016

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Symposium zur additiven Fertigung im Bauwesen BE-AM is an annual symposium on the theme of Additive Manufacturing in the Built Environment. The 2017 edition focuses on initiating discussions and exchange between experts from academia and industry on novel concepts and cutting-edge research in the context of...

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+ultra. Gestaltung schafft Wissen

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September 2016, +ultra. Gestaltung schafft Wissen, Martin-Gropius-Bau, BerlinThe research work on topological interlocking structures conducted by the Digital Design Unit (DDU) and If-Then Architects was part of the exhibition +ultra. gestaltung creates knowledge in the Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin. The exhibition reveals the fundamental role processes...

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