Projects from this course

Agua Mobility

A passive cooling system Project Agua Mobility is an innovative endeavor that utilizes 3D printing technology to integrate plaster and mortar materials around bricks, enabling the simultaneous construction and finishing of structures. The project’s primary objective is to develop an alternative water transportation system based on capillary action, employing a multimaterial manifold. In this system, … Read more


The AEC industry consumes 40% of global energy and emits 33% of greenhouse gases, which contributes heavily to climate change. Additionally, by the year 2050, the population will grow up to 10 billion people of whom the two-thirds are going to be living in cities. Which means a lot more building will need to be … Read more

HIVE :  A Paradigm Shift in Homelessness Solutions

Zack Eisenberg Advanced Manufacturing Hive: A Paradigm Shift in Homelessness Solutions” is an in-depth investigation into innovative approaches to combat homelessness, leveraging my specialization in Housing for the Homeless and the nuanced analysis of historical data. As the homelessness crisis amplifies, Hive offers an empathetic and practical solution. Its uniqueness lies in transcending the conventional … Read more

The Housing Factory

The Housing Challenge in Sub Saharan Africa In most sub saharan countries, a case of uganda; despite the challenges with informality, this sector provides housing to over 60% of the urban population with the “tenement” as the most common housing typology.  Part of the housing challenge stems from the evolution of housing policy in Uganda … Read more

Beyond Corals

The world’s coral reefs face significant threats due to rising ocean temperatures. They play a critical role in supporting biodiversity, providing habitats for marine species, and acting as natural barriers against storms and erosion. However, coral bleaching caused by the rising ocean temperatures are causing substantial risks to their survival. Efforts to address these challenges … Read more

Internet of ME

This research project aims to create a personal sense-making tool with an intent to facilitate data driven self reflection, analysis and understanding of our digital consumption. The tool extracts and categorizes the textual information and then uses AR visualization to establish an experiential understanding of the same. Augmented reality facilitates a deeper understanding and enhanced … Read more

R-ERA [ Realtime – Emotion Responsive Architecture ]

R-ERA [ Realtime – Emotion Responsive Architecture ] is a project of IAAC, Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia developed in the Master in Advanced Architecture 02 – by the student: Preetam Prabhakar and Research Thesis Advisor: David Andres Leon during the course MAA02 22/23 Thesis under the Algorithmic Design research thesis cluster.


Morph_Designer is a project that researches the potential of available building footprint morphological data, and how this can become a design-aid tool in architectural practices, aiming to give a new scope of data driven design that can be used globally. “Architecture and the city are mutually constitutive, each influencing and shaping the other in a … Read more

Reforming Scrap

GLOBAL WASTE GENERATION LIFE CYCLE This project takes into account the potential of Aluminum and branches out just before recycling to reduce energy consumption in comparison to recycling. Although aluminium is highly recyclable, and energy efficient that only 5% of energy is needed to recycle it in comparison to primary production.  It is still energy … Read more


The aim of the research is to investigate the feasibility of using plywood in a hybrid bending active system. The system will integrate restraining elements for both bending actuation and stiffening of the structure, developing a method for scaling up active bending in lightweight construction. Context_Framework Context_Structural lumber Context_Lightweight construction The investigation of lightweight structures … Read more


Can the use of active bending in wood in combination with a tensioning system increase the structural stiffness of a multilayered double curved skin while also acting as an alternative assembly system? context_wood construction context_active bending context_behavior based geometry state of art_ analysis state of art_conclusions design_characteristics future steps

Beyond Corals

The recent climate changes are affecting key elements of our ecosystem such as tropical forest, deserts, and coral reefs. Corals are living organisms, closely related to jellyfish that live in colonies. The size of those colonies can vary, the largest coral reef to date, the great barrier is estimated to stretch over 2300 kilometers. There … Read more

| RE.Print (Term 02)

for the previous term work refer : |Global Scenario The building system was was fragmented to 3 systems, each with a unique purpose.  Module A-the wall ensemble: focused on creating a modular wall system that would reduce dead load and offer versatile functionality. Module B-the column ensemble: was designed to utilize the material’s compressive … Read more

AER – Artificial Empathic Response [DIGISCAPES ver 2.0]

AER – Artificial Empathic Response [DIGISCAPES ver 2.0] is a project of IAAC, Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia developed in the Master in Advanced Architecture 02 – by the student: Preetam Prabhakar and Research Thesis Advisor: David Andres Leon during the course MAA02 22/23 Thesis under the Algorithmic Design research thesis cluster.

Digital Deconstruct

Graph-Based Discretization of Building Meshes for Adaptive Generation of Predefined Modular Architectural Elements This research presents a novel software tool that facilitates the discretization of input building geometries into a predefined catalog of architectural elements, bridging the gap between mass customization and mass production. The proposed approach employs a graph-based representation of both orthogonal and … Read more


Context # Noise Pollution Noise pollution is considered to be any unwanted or disturbing sound that affects the health and well-being of humans and other organisms. And World Health Organization considers decibels over 65 dB noise pollution. Noise pollution is affecting everyone. For some people, its just an annoyance, but for others, it’s a serious … Read more


AIR COMFORT The air comfort depends on the gases and particulate matters in the air. The gases consist of nitrogen dioxide, carbon monoxide, sulphur dioxide and ozone. As well as the gases there are particulate matters in air which are categorised depending on their diameter. The main categories are the PM2.5 and PM10. In 2021 WHO … Read more

Agua Mobility

Employing a passive design strategy for construction can be a viable way to address this issue since buildings use the majority of the energy consumed in a city for heating and cooling space. The goal of the study is to create a passive heating and cooling system in a controlled environment by experimenting with the … Read more