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Latent Studio

Explorer for new architectural dimensions Latent Studio is a groundbreaking web service that redefines initial-stage modeling for large architecture offices. It harnesses the prowess of 3D Generative Adversarial Networks (3DGANs) and a vast cloud-based voxel model database.This transformative process involves two crucial steps: data collection and training, culminating in a meticulously curated Typology Catalog. Along … Read more

Skylight Performance

This project studies skylight performance in four given cities: Barcelona, Malina, Melbourne, and Vancouver collectively, by employing of Data-Encoding machine learning methods. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————- ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————- ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————- ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————- ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————- ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————- ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————- ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————- ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————- ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————- Summary of Execution ‘Data_Encoding’ machine learning method offers renovative means for a variety of applications in architectural design. In order to have a … Read more

Facade Evolutions

By employing [input_output] + [pix2pix] combination of machine learning strategy, this exercise explores the opportunity to facilitate facade developments. [over 2000 variations] Inspirations [Input_Output] + [pix2pix] combination is a powerful machine learning tool for innovative architecture design. A meaningful and robust dataset is critical for a successful project. Pilot-test and extensive back-and-forth adjustments are also … Read more

Vastu in Graph Machine Learning

CONCEPT Vastu Shastra is a traditional Indian architectural science that provides a wide range of guidelines for design, layouts and construction of buildings. Vastu Shastra is based on the principles of ancient Indian texts and it aims to create harmonious and balanced living spaces that promote physical, mental and spiritual well being. WORKFLOW DESIGN PROCESS … Read more


A Graph Machine Learning Approach for Classifying Museums Layouts Based on their Circulation Patterns and Gallery Experiences. This project aims to use graph machine learning to evaluate and classify museum layouts and experiences. By leveraging the structure and relationships within a museum’s most contributing elements, such as galleries and circulation. The project aims to identify … Read more


Can we find a systemized approach for extracting the shape of cities? City.Style.GAN is a small research on the possible generative networks capables of generating new buildings massings according to the urban shape fo the city. Methodology: In a first aproximation to the urban generation, large portions of three urban tissues are extracted in OSMnx … Read more

Loneliness in Greater Melbourne

There are different types of loneliness and different causes for each type. The social media induced loneliness as described by Sherry Turkle in her book Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other (2012) is different from the loneliness of feeling alone in a crowd in a very large city … Read more

ANNA, the avatar

Embracing artistic collaboration, Eugenia and Littieri created Anna, an AI Avatar. Images, text, sound, and voice converged, augmented by Melobites’ melodies. Albert Einstein’s voice was revived, while voice mod technology transformed singers’ voices. The harmonious fusion of art and technology captivated audiences. This project showcased the limitless potential of collaboration between human creativity and AI, … Read more

Wildlife Corridors

Our project focuses on modeling and predicting habitat fragmentation avoidance mechanisms using graphs. We investigate wildlife corridors in Australia, leveraging graph-based approaches to create coherent passages and connect forest areas. By analyzing satellite images, road data, and other metrics, we construct and evaluate graph models that incorporate forest containment, node characteristics, and connectivity. Our goal … Read more

Generative Urban Farming

The experiment parts from a self organizing model that iterates based in the incident sun hours, to later be evaluated in 2 methods: DCGAN’s and PIX2PIX. Problem Statement: The objective is to utilize urban farming strategically in central Budapest to enhance the affordability of student life. The key questions revolve around the potential yield, geometric … Read more


The project is intrigued by the comparison between human thinking and machine learning, particularly in understanding the distinctions between lived experience and acquired memory. To explore learned memory, we focus on Klara, an artificial friend from the book “Klara and the Sun.” Klara, a solar-powered robot, assists a sick child and possesses the ability to … Read more


RESEARCH QUESTION Custom facade design has high costs,currently these designs are reserved to high end residential design. What if AI could give a valid variety of proposals for balconies customized arrangements that take into account microclimate and privacy of the outdoor space? METHODOLOGY DESIGN PROCESS PIX TO PIX GAN Allows to explore several options It is quicker … Read more

ESTIMATE ESTATE – Discovering the Perfect Locale

With the recent upsurge in tourism worldwide, the Airbnb accommodation sector has become a thriving industry. As a result, the demand for Airbnb accommodations is poised for further growth, attracting an increasing number of individuals interested in entering this lucrative market. ●How can a new entrepreneur make a decision on the ideal location to open … Read more

Egress Prediction

This initiative is oriented towards the practical undertaking of identifying egress points within a floor plan. We have analyzed three typologies of a structure akin to multi-family dwellings or hotel-style establishments. After a thorough engagement with the process, there are subsequent measures to be considered, which we intend to elaborate upon in our final review. … Read more

Affordable Housing in City of Melbourne

Rental Market and Vacancy Rates Growth Rate in Real Estate Market Income Status and Population Rates Homeless Rates and City of Melbourne Affordable Housing Strategy Available Affordable Housing Apartment One of the existing affordable housing is the Markham Avenue Apartments which is located in Ashburton, a residential community in the City of Boroondara, just 12 … Read more

Optimum Location for Medical Center

Introduction In some cities one of the important issues that needs to be resolved is the accessibility to a medical center in a short period of time to save people’s lives. Furthermore, in an emergency situations the ambulance should be able to reach to the patient and hospital as fast as it can without any … Read more


l INTRODUCTION “According to the United Nations, 2.5 billion people are projected to migrate to an urban center in the next 30 years” “[micro units] will increase by 75% in the next ten years, appealing to a wide demographic including students, young professionals, singles, seniors, weekend commuters, and even tourists.” mmmmm … Read more

Consciousness in AI

What is Consciousness? Consciousness refers to the state of being aware of one’s own existence, sensations, thoughts, and surroundings.  It is the subjective experience of being aware and conscious of the world, oneself, and the mental processes occurring within oneself. Consciousness involves a range of cognitive abilities and experiences, including perception, attention, self-awareness, reasoning, memory, … Read more

Cats & Books

From WFC to Graph ML WFC is an algorithm by Maxim Gumin using tile-based stochastic (random) aggregation. One of the most well known uses of WFC is the game Townscraper by Oskar Stalberg which is an indie town-builder game with 320k downloads. Lectures from Oskar Stalberg as well as YouTube videos form DV Gen are … Read more

Greening Vienna

Today we have a challenge to reduce our waste. As we know construction is responsible for one third of all waste that is produced annually. That is why it is important to look into reusing the buildings instead of demolishing. The process of giving new life to existing buildings is called «adaptive reuse For this … Read more


What is an isovist? Isovist analysis helps architects and designers understand how people perceive and navigate through spaces, enabling themto optimize layouts, enhance wayfinding, and create more engaging and functional environments. This project has only work over the isovist area calculation, in which the final isofield image represents each of the points of view visible … Read more

All Nighter vs. 3DGAN

What kind of architecture is the most suitable for AI? The architecture of the Superdutch is already reduced to diagrams and blue foam models allowing for brute force prototyping. Ten ideas are created everyday per person on teams of ten people in firms like OMA, JDS, and BIG etc. That’s a hundred ideas per day … Read more