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Geo - ARAB - Design 2010

Workshop on Geometry in Architecture and Building Design

Wednesday, 21 April 2010

10:00 —16:00
Building 1, Level 4, Room 4212
Organized by: GMSV

Workshop on Geometry in Architecture and Building Design 2010, in KAUST, Saudi Arabia

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Geometry lies at the core of the architectural design process. It is omnipresent, from the initial form-finding stages to the final construction. Modern geometric computing provides a variety of tools for the efficient design, analysis, and manufacturing of complex shapes.

spacePresentation picture from our ResearchspaceThis workshop will bring together researchers from the field of architecture geometry ,  leading sustainability professionals and stakeholders to discuss, debate and share best practice on design, construction and the built environment.
Attendance will provide you with the most recent advances in research & practice and to get the chance to identify and address the most challenging problems. We aim at connecting researchers from architectural and engineering practices, academia and industry.


  Helmut Pottmann
Advances in Architectural Geometry

Prof. Dr. Helmut Pottmann, KAUST

  Alexander Schiftner
Recent Projects at Evolute, Advances in Architectural Geometry in Practice

Dipl. Ing. Alexander Schiftner, Evolute, Vienna University of Technology

  Khaled Nassar
Exploring Emergent Designs: Creating Simple Animate and Evolutionary Form Using Existing Software

Prof. Dr. Khaled Nassar, AUC

  Hisham Mortada
Geometric Potentials of Traditional Architecture of Saudi Arabia

Prof. Dr. Hisham Mortada, Dept of Architecture, College of Environmental Design, KAU

  Ahmad Angawi
Building with the Bees: An observation of a beehive construction

Arch. Ahmad Angawi, Al-Makkiyah al-Madaniyah Institute, Jeddah

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