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Max Pittman, Wei Qiu
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Advanced Building Construction

437 Building Construction

This seminar introduces construction systems and techniques with a focus on digital fabrication and advanced material studies. The course elaborates on contemporary methods of design, digital fabrication and assembly associated with professional practice and research in architecture through lectures, case studies and invited international industry specialists. This course requires the students to conduct research studies on new and innovative construction principles and explore the use of new materials. It also exposes students to new assembly methods such as pre-fabrication, robotic fabrication and additive manufacturing in construction. Additionally the course focuses on case studies with an emphasis on environment, renewable energy, circular economy and sustainability.

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Julia Koerner
Related topics
Building Typologies, Material Assembly
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