Architecture building design unique gallery. The Landesgartenschau Exhibition Hall in Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany made of 243 pieces of plywood different and made with robotic fabrication methods. The building was designed by academics from the University of Stuttgart’s Institute for Computational Design, Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design and the Institute of Engineering Geodesy. At first glance the building looks like peanuts, or even like a honeycomb.
These wooden puzzles each having a thickness of 50 millimeters. The question is how to make a building with a strong structure but only with the use of little material? The answer lies in the integration process digital double. Human finger joint function approach used in the structure of the exhibition space. 7600 joints are made responsible for maintaining the structural stability of the hall. Software designed so helpful calculation to create the optimal form.
“It simply building the first fully made with the design of integrated computing and robotic fabrication processes.” Oliver said David Krieg researchers from the Institute for Computational Design.
“When compared with the classical approach in the world of architecture we refer to this project as the design process informed, because as architects, we build their own scope of our design, not just something that can be produced but also performative structurally and architecturally,” said Krieg told Dezeen.
The building is divided into two rooms, an entrance area and an exhibition area with large glass doors to look at the landscape around the building. Each room has a dome-shaped ceiling.
The external surface area of This building of 245 square meters, the floor space of 125 square meters with a building height of 17 meters. A robot that is able to drill the wood used to construct the panels lining the timber. The process is very time consuming if done manually, but with the power of robots, it just needs to take three weeks.
“This project allows architects, engineers and timber manufacturers can work across disciplines through orientation and material fabrication. It is not just talking about wood as a resource efficient construction but also speak an expressive piece of architecture. ”
Achim Menges, a professor at the Institute for Computational Design adds this process wants to show the best side of human and computer. “It frees our logic, the use of the software can be applied to create something designable. This allows us to use aspects of other designs out there to be applied in the world of architecture.” Source dezeen