00:00    |    
Initial credits
00:20    |    
Introduction
03:28    |    
Partial understandings of architecture
Tools
Design process
Geometry
08:02    |    
Modernism
10:35    |    
Complex organizational systems
11:00    |    
Points + Lines, Stan Allen
12:16    |    
Phenomena observation
Controlled environment
13:37    |    
Accumulation of components
14:20    |    
Properties of the module
14:46    |    
Images of repetitive systems
15:25    |    
Density
15:49    |    
Pattern design
16:19    |    
Three dimensional space
17:56    |    
Fabric-formed concrete work
19:14    |    
Memorial project
19:46    |    
Body movement
Ergonomics of the body
21:28    |    
Fabrication process
22:28    |    
Landscape project
Project site
Project requirements
Control of the geometry
Project pieces
Inner ring
Night view
30:57    |    
Museum project
Interactive components
Software
Flat-screen TV
Fabric-formed concrete
Wall structure
Building process
Fabric texture
Duality of the materials
Structure depth
Layering
New technology and new architecture
47:38    |    
Question and answer period
What is your opinion of the importance of detail in architecture?
What role does gravity play in the design of these structures?
Is the development of new materials keeping up with the technology and tools we now have to create new forms?
What is the relationship between detail, visual culture and the use of computers to represent architecture?
01:02:00    |    
Final credits



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16 de noviembre de 2009   | Vistas: 2 |  

Today's technology is being used in different fields, including architecture and design, to explore possibilities beyond what the human mind can conceive. In this video, Brad Bell examines how new tools and technology were used in the design process of three unique projects and describes how modernism has influenced contemporary architecture. For each of the three projects, he highlights the purpose of the project, the structural details, and the fabrication process. According to Bell, computers can provide solutions to architectural challenges and design complex structures that would be too complicated to create any other way. Finally, he emphasizes the importance of using precise software in order to accurately create and simulate structures.




Brad Bell is professor and director of the digital fabrication laboratory at the School of Architecture of University of Texas…

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