02 bibliography | constructive geometry
advances in architectural geometry 2010
advances in architectural geometry 2010
circular pq mesh with kangaroo [piker]
circular pq mesh with kangaroo [piker]

interactively editable circular pq mesh in the kangaroo plug-in for grasshopper by daniel piker. very nice work. based upon the [...]

intuitive design and meshing of non-developable ruled surfaces [lordick]
intuitive design and meshing of non-developable ruled surfaces [lordick]

a nice paper that begins to discuss practical quad construction issues [link to paper]

architectural freeform structures from single curved panels [evolute]
architectural freeform structures from single curved panels [evolute]

so called “d-strip” or developable strip generation for single curved (i.e. developable) panels in architecture. [link to paper]

static sensitive layout of planar quadrilateral meshes [schiftner]
static sensitive layout of planar quadrilateral meshes [schiftner]

a unique, rare  and readable article on statics as it relates to quad mesh. [link to paper]

tiling freeform shapes with straight panels [evolute]
tiling freeform shapes with straight panels [evolute]

a unique and visually beautiful article on tiling freeform shapes with straight panels. [link to paper] [link to evolute]

ruled surfaces for rationalization and design in architecture [evolute]
ruled surfaces for rationalization and design in architecture [evolute]

a relatively straightforward article on pre-rationalized and post-rationalized ruled surfaces for architecture. [link to paper]

paneling architectural freeform surfaces [evolute]
paneling architectural freeform surfaces [evolute]

extremely interesting and practical article on architectural scale form rationalization. [link to paper] [link to evolute]

packing circles and spheres on surfaces [evolute]
packing circles and spheres on surfaces [evolute]

at first glance this is a relatively specialized article on packing circles and spheres on surfaces, but a second glance [...]

geometry of architectural freeform surfaces [evolute]
geometry of architectural freeform surfaces [evolute]

geometry of architectural freeform surfaces [link to paper] [link to evolute]

geodesic patterns [evolute]
geodesic patterns [evolute]

a somewhat specialized paper on geodesic patterns from evolute. [link to paper] [link to evolute]

freeform surfaces from single curved panels [evolute]
freeform surfaces from single curved panels [evolute]

freeform surfaces from single curved panels [link to paper] [link to evolute]

constrained planar remeshing for architecture [cutler]
constrained planar remeshing for architecture [cutler]

a nice paper on generating non-quadrangular planar surfaces. [link to paper]

bishopsgate tower study [kpf]
bishopsgate tower study [kpf]

excellent technical article by hesselgren et. al. [link to article]

computational methods for tall buildings [hesselgren]
computational methods for tall buildings [hesselgren]

excellent technical article. [link to article]

computers and the design and construction process [williams]
computers and the design and construction process [williams]

nice insights by williams at arup. [link to article]

curved folding [kilian]
curved folding [kilian]

curved folding. the state of the art. [link to article]

design and computing of complex geometry [griffin]
design and computing of complex geometry [griffin]

interesting and wide ranging architecture thesis done at mit. [link to article]

discrete freeform surfaces for architecture [schmiedhofer]
discrete freeform surfaces for architecture [schmiedhofer]

very nice thesis by heinz schmiedhofer. from the general to the specific with a nice bit at the end on [...]

freeform glass structures [schober]
freeform glass structures [schober]

important article on methods for generating planar quads by a german engineering firm (schober). see also the article by shelden [...]

constructive geometry [monge]
constructive geometry [monge]

an important paper on gaspar monge by joel sakarovitch. sakarovitch, a longtime researcher into monge’s work, has effectively uncovered another [...]

geodesic controlled developables [unknown]
geodesic controlled developables [unknown]

geodesic controlled developable surfaces for paper building. [link to paper]

apparently irregular trusses [fischer]
apparently irregular trusses [fischer]

intersting article by fischer on generating an irregularly shaped truss frame. [link to paper]

developable paper strips [mitani]
developable paper strips [mitani]

dig this paper on unrolling. at some point we have to make a better distinction between “unrolling” and “unfolding”. [link to [...]

analysis and design of digital surfaces for shipbuilding [chalfant]
analysis and design of digital surfaces for shipbuilding [chalfant]

a very nice thesis by chalfant that goes deep into developable surfaces as they relate to shipbuilding. reference from shelden.

tnb frame
tnb frame

curve tangent, normal and binormals from wikipedia.

rhino cdo toolkit
rhino cdo toolkit

a slightly opaque but interesting article on optimization via rhinoscript leubkeman and shea. also a powerpoint presentation is available. from the [...]

geometry of multi-layer freeform structures [pottmann]
geometry of multi-layer freeform structures [pottmann]

an analysis of the issue of offsets for cladding and structure in architecture (pottmann, liu, wallner, bobenko and wang). [link [...]

parametric strategy for freeform glass structures using quadrilateral planar facets [shelden]
parametric strategy for freeform glass structures using quadrilateral planar facets [shelden]

critical early article on architectural geometry by glymph, shelden, ceccato, mussel and schober. shows mature gehry phase work.  this is available [...]

freeform glass structures [schober]
freeform glass structures [schober]

an important paper on building with glass. parallels the freeform glass structures and planar quads article by shelden et. al. [...]

focal geometry of circular and conical meshes [wallner]
focal geometry of circular and conical meshes [wallner]

technical article on the underlying geometry of planar conical mesh. [link to paper]

discrete freeform surfaces for architectural design [pottmann]
discrete freeform surfaces for architectural design [pottmann]

constant offsets for architecture. [link to paper]

geometric modeling with conical meshes and developable surfaces [liu]
geometric modeling with conical meshes and developable surfaces [liu]

mathematical paper on a developable surface approach from the field of computational geometry (liu, pottmann, wallner and wang). [link to paper]

bishopsgate [kpf]
bishopsgate [kpf]

a pair of excellent articles on the bishopsgate tower by kpf (hesselgren, charitou and dritsas). well worth your time. [link [...]

anisotropic polygonal remeshing [alliez]
anisotropic polygonal remeshing [alliez]

i just love this image. reminds me of those old-school how to cartoon books. in reality it is an important [...]

angle criterion for conical mesh vertices [liu]
angle criterion for conical mesh vertices [liu]

a technical paper on the underlying mathematics for conical mesh as it relates to constant offsets for architecture (wang, pottmann [...]


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