MARTIAN LINK

Reimagining a Human Settlement on the Red Planet Envisioning a self-sustained colony on Mars, our primary focus is on revolutionizing transportation within the red planet. Sustainability is our guiding principle as we design an efficient transportation system that seamlessly connects habitats across various clusters. Incorporating Tensegrity moving parts, Inflatable lightweight structures, and a Hexagonal Grid framework, our approach embraces a Kit-Of-Part methodology. Following … Read more

Zero Waste Project| Project Media

An important tool for illustrating a project’s potential is visualization. Architectural visualization clearly conveys the project’s design concept through intricate 3D renderings and animations, enabling stakeholders to understand the development’s potential and vision. Through the use of sophisticated rendering techniques, visualization offers viewers accurate representations of architectural elements, materials, and lighting conditions, allowing them to … Read more

Urban Alliance – Project Media

In the realm of architectural design and presentation, visualization plays a pivotal role in conveying ideas, concepts, and designs to clients and stakeholders. With advancements in technology, architectural visualization has evolved tremendously, offering architects and designers a multitude of tools and techniques to bring their visions to life. Among these tools, Lumion stands out as … Read more

Pykémon: Gotta catch ’em all!

Introduction Pokémon GO, the groundbreaking augmented reality mobile game developed by Niantic, has revolutionized the gaming industry since its launch in 2016. With millions of players worldwide, the game transcends traditional gaming boundaries by integrating virtual creatures known as Pokémon into real-world environments. As players explore their surroundings, they encounter Pokémon spawns in various locations, … Read more

BIM AND IMMERSIVE REALITIES+ ROBOTIC SYSTEMS FOR ONSITE GUIDANCE AND PRECISION CONSTRUCTION

FOR ON-SITE GUIDANCE AND PRECISION CONSTRUCTION ABSTRACT : Abstract Against the backdrop of declining productivity levels within the construction industry since the 1990s, as highlighted by McKinsey, the digital-physical convergence signifies a paradigm shift in construction practices. The discussion delves into the current state and recent advancements in BIM and AR technologies, noting the recent … Read more

Unreal Engine: NUSANTARA

Abstract In response to Indonesia challenges, of relocating its capital from Jakarta, we unveil Nusantara, a visionary urban project nestled in the Borneo jungle. Promising a harmonious blend of nature and technology, Nusantara offers sustainable living, AI-driven experiences, and cultural richness. However, beneath its shimmering facade lies a deeper irony. While Nusantara symbolizes progress, it … Read more

LA BOLLA

In the year 2044, escalating city taxes have rendered travel to major urban centers unattainable for many, ushering in a period of decline for once-thriving cities. However, Rome emerges as a beacon of innovation, reversing its tax policies and spearheading the transformative “La Bolla” project. Through this initiative, Rome reclaims its status as a vibrant … Read more

Studies on Fractal Growth – Computational Desing II

The term “fractal” was coined by the mathematician Benoît Mandelbrot in 1975. Mandelbrot based it on the Latin fr?ctus, meaning “broken” or “fractured”, and used it to extend the concept of theoretical fractional dimensions to geometric patterns in nature In mathematics, a fractal is a geometric shape containing detailed structure at arbitrarily small scales, usually … Read more

360 SPINX

360 SPINX – Introducing the leading-edge application merging groundbreaking fabrication methodologies with augmented reality (AR) technology to streamline the assembly of Kinetic, non-standardized building forms. This innovative tool leverages AR’s prowess to deliver meticulous instructions for diverse layers of kinetic structural reinforcement and service-related components. By seamlessly integrating AR guidance, it guarantees unparalleled accuracy and … Read more

‘Gotta Catch ’em All’

Co-design & Experience Platform for Public Art as part of Data, Art and the City (5-day workshop led by Leyla Saadi) Adapted from Pokemon-Go, we propose the development of a place-based app that pops the City of Toronto’s public art scene, drives interest and support for local public art and artists, and co-designs future public … 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

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

Democratized design to combat climate catastrophe.

As we move further into the 21st century, our chances of averting climate change have all but disappeared. Analysis shows that global temperatures now sit 1.1? above pre-industrial levels and are set to rise to 1.5? by the early 2030s (Jotzo and Howden, 2023). This rapid increase in temperatures has led to loss of land … Read more

Design by YOU

Everyday stressors are like a collection of small waves that constantly lap at the shores of our lives.  From traffic jams and work deadlines to financial pressures and interpersonal challenges, these daily stressors can add up. Our exposure to the surrounding environment, whether it’s a bustling city or a quiet countryside, also plays a role. … Read more

Artificial Sun

“Artificial sun” is a light installation that originated from a dark, cold winter walk in Berlin. Berlin, one of Europe’s liveliest and youngest cities, is renowned for its vibrant parties and general positive atmosphere.However, when winter arrives and the days grow shorter, the city seems to go into hibernation, leaving its streets cold and empty. … Read more

NeuroScape

NeuroScape is developed to create a personalized adaptive user-centric AI-generated virtual space based on the user’s mental, physiological, and emotional state, which will improve the user’s behavior, performance, and mental well-being. 

NIGHT AT THE AUCTION

How to imagine Walter Benjamin’s notion of Aura in the field of NFT art? In the heart of Barcelona, the Moco Museum hosts a groundbreaking NFT art auction, igniting a heated debate about the concept of aura in the digital realm. Dr. Alexandra, a nostalgic art curator, Leo, a proud copycat artist, Max, a wealthy … Read more

Xelajú-Digerible

El sistema alimentario como pilar estratégico para el desarrollo urbano de la zona 3, Quetzaltenango. Quetzaltenango, Guatemala. C.A El enfoque anteriormente abordado se centraba en la ecología y el cambio climático, exponiendo la situación actual de la ciudad de Quetzaltenango. Se identificaban los procesos alimentarios a través de la industria y cómo estas dinámicas contribuyen … 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