Parametric Formations (2008-2009)

Project by Stine Tang Jensen, Sofie Holm Christensen, Eurún Margret Stefánsdottir, Ragnhild Jordtveit Kristiansen, Karen Marie

A collaboration between Department 7, The Royal Academy of Fine Arts - Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation and CITA (Centre for Information Technology and Architecture).

The workshops process can be best followed on the Parametric Approaches blog.

Contemporary Architecture and its production is changed to great amount due to digital techniques. This change effects architectural business in a globalized economy and allows on the one hand side for higher productivity due to better communication, precision and speed on the other side for new designs and higher complexity.

The series of workshops took a look on techniques and tools, that offer new design strategies. The easy, but yet restrained, control of shape and surface was the common task. The tools used offer new space for creativity thin an intuitive process, reactivating ways of thinking, as done in scribbling i.e. By these mean, restrictions, natural to the known CAD tools are overcome and a creative potential within digital realm can be unleashed. Within this series of workshop these intuitive approaches hve been examined.

September 2008 - March 2009 Workshop 1 - Dynamic Descriptions, October 2008
Workshop 2 - Behaving Structures, November 2008

Project by Anders Rognerud, Ragnhild Jordtveit Kristiansen.