The MAA is a visionary master program with an innovative and open structure, mixing diverse disciplines, shaping professionals capable of producing theoretical & practical solutions towards responsive cities, architecture & technology.


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HAVEN AI

A global survey was attempted – by the United Nations – an estimated 100 million people were homeless worldwide. As many as 1.6 billion people lacked adequate housing (Habitat, 2015). In 2021, the World Economic Forum reported that 150 million people were homeless worldwide. SOURCE  Homelessness by Country 2024 (worldpopulationreview.com) “How can we address the … Read more

SUPRACOLLECTIVES

THE PINNACLE BUILDING FORM The Pinnacle@Duxton is a 50-storey residential development in Singapore ‘s city center, it defines super-density housing with 1,848 apartment units built on a plot of only 2.5 hectares (6 acres)The project addresses pragmatic, financial, social issues, and respond sensitively to a myriad of planning constraints. It boldly demonstrates a sustainable and … Read more

Wood ID

WoodID is a revolutionary project aiming to transform the utilization and reutilization of wood in the industry. Leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) technology, WoodID targets to enhance the circular model of reutilization by operating within a smaller loop, converting wood into various useful products. The WoodID process commenced with gathering industry insights from Barcelona related to … Read more

Oasis

Integrating Radiation Shielding for a Safe and Sustainable Urban Environment Radiation is a threat in many industries, from space exploration to medical imaging. Effective design must take into account the unique challenges presented by radiation. MASTER IN ADVANCED COMPUTATION FOR ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN  2023/2024 Faculty: ARETI MARKOPOULOU & NIKOL KIROVA STUDENT : Darkhan Kadirov   

IN PURSUIT OF IDENTITY

Looking at these before-after photos the first word that comes to mind is fragility: the fragility of its former identity, the frugality of a particular type of life, the fragility of the built environment. Through demolishing and constructing new buildings we are endowing the place with new meanings and new ways of relating to the … Read more

Scan to BIM: ML tools for MEP component recognition

scantobim

Source: www.kubit-software.com Topic brief The research is investigating the potential benefits of integrating state-of-the-art machine learning (ML) tools in Scan-to-BIM for mechanical, electrical and plumbing parts (MEP) recognition. Recent advancements in ML can enhance construction phase and post-construction maintenance. The use of these tools can be critical to create accurate as-built models to automate the … Read more

Frozen Mirage

Chronicles of the unseen Continent Source: https://www.iucn.org/ This animation shows the early onset of the Antarctic ozone hole in early July, 2023, and its fast progress throughout August.   (Image credit: Copernicus) ABSTRACT“Frozen Mirage” unfolds in the icy embrace of Antarctica, where a remote research station serves as the stage for a tale of intrigue … Read more

Reef Rhythm: Differential Growth in the dance of Reaction Diffusion

This project explores the differential growth under the reaction diffusion phenomena. Moving from the microscopic behavior of magnetic fluids to the macroscopic phenomenon of differential growth, revealing the interconnectedness of physical processes and biological phenomena. Beginning with an exploration of the properties and behaviors of magnetic fluids, and establishing an understanding of their unique dynamics. … Read more

OASIS

The project addresses socio-economic and environmental challenges that are faced in Marina del Pratt’s fast developing industrial area. It is a multifunctional facility, combining a climate shelter and community center, which aims to enhance local life.Recycled materials from the nearby Ecopark de Barcelona promote sustainability and will raise awareness through workshops to the enviromental challenges … Read more

User-Centric Adaptive AI-Generated Virtual NeuroArchitecture

Our surroundings influence our cognitive-emotional processes and shape our physical, psychological, and social well-being in a variety of ways on a daily basis. This paper delves into the complex interaction between our mental states and surroundings, examining the urgent need to reimagine spaces as interactive, adaptive, infinite spatial content, and user-centric entities promoting mental well-being. … Read more

Algorithmic Management

Information flow between people involved in architectural project 00.Problem In today’s rapidly changing world, architecture is undergoing a significant evolution, driven by the convergence of technology advancements and changing societal needs. However, its management has remained traditional. One of the crucial problems in this system is outdated way of information circulation both in architectural office and … Read more

THE SYNTHETIC

Selected excerpt “…the “synthetic” is a genuine and meaningful version of something that was deliberately created (such as a laboratory-grown diamond identical to a “natural” one at the molecular level). Thus, artificial intelligence merely seems smart, but synthetic intelligence really is. We should be pursuing synthetic intelligence, not artificial intelligence.” Chat GPT4_Itemization of ideas Synthetic … Read more

ShieldCORE

DESIGN BEHAVIOUR Radiation is a threat in many industries, from space exploration to medical imaging. Effective design must take into account the unique challenges presented by radiation. MASTER IN ADVANCED COMPUTATION FOR ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN  2023/2024 Faculty: ARETI MARKOPOULOU & NIKOL KIROVA STUDENT : Darkhan Kadirov

ShadeHaven_NOVA

ShadeHaven_NOVA, an architectural marvel, stands as a pavilion designed with the noble intention of inspiring individuals to leisurely sit and immerse themselves in the awe-inspiring presence of the Barcelona Cathedral and the rich cultural tapestry enveloping its surroundings. Nestled within the historical expanse of Plaça Nova, at the core of Barcelona’s Gothic quarter, this visionary … Read more