domingo, 16 de maio de 2010

PARAsite: parametric and algorithmic research in architecture


The studio posits a behavioral design methodology, re-conceptualizing design as the organization of matter. This behavioral understanding of design focusses on the dissolution of normative hierarchies that operate within architectural organization and tectonics. A non-linear algorithmic design methodology is proposed capable of displacing existing hierarchies through the emergent operation of self-organizing systems.

quinta-feira, 13 de maio de 2010

mode tools

Studio Mode is pleased to announce the beta release of ModeTools, a specialized toolbar with custom components for Grasshopper. The first release consists of BakeMaterial and BakeColor components that allow properties of objects developed in Grasshopper to persist after baking. This release of ModeTools is a freely distributable package licensed under Creative Commons License. We welcome all feedback regarding ModeTools – please email us at Stay tuned for more custom Grasshopper components.
Download ModeTools_0.01 here.
Compatible Versions : 0.6.0043, 0.6.0055
ModeTools_0.01 by Studio Mode is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.

Performative Environments

Stevens Institute of Technology
Gil Akos and Ronnie Parsons