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SOLAR RADIATION ANALYSIS

Três irmãos – Skyscraper Project SOLAR RADIATION ANALYSIS To achieve sustainability and comfort in a built environment, solar radiation analysis on building projects is very important. We are working towards a sustainable building with our skyscraper project. The major tools used for analysis are #Rhinoceros3D, #Grasshopper as the visual programming tool and #Ladybug as an extension. EXCERPT FROM LADYBUG’S WEBPAGE Ladybug imports standard EnergyPlus Weather files (.EPW) into Grasshopper and Dynamo. It provides a variety of 2D and 3D interactive…

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7 May, 2021 15:56

Três irmãos – Skyscraper Project OVERVIEW OF STRUCTURAL EXO-SKELETON Today, we present an overview of our recent skyscraper project from planning through conceptual design and to detailed design. The Sky-Hive project is a complex shaped sky-scraper project with 72-floor levels brought to life by a combination of various workflows; such as #planning and #conceptualization with #Rhinoceros3D, #BIM authoring with #Revit and building shape parametrization with complex #programming and design #automation tools like #Dynamo, #Grasshopper and #Python scripting, amongst others. As…

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OVERVIEW OF STRUCTURAL EXO-SKELETON

Três irmãos – Skyscraper Project OVERVIEW OF STRUCTURAL EXO-SKELETON Today, we present an overview of our recent skyscraper project from planning through conceptual design and to detailed design. The Sky-Hive project is a complex shaped sky-scraper project with 72-floor levels brought to life by a combination of various workflows; such as #planning and #conceptualization with #Rhinoceros3D, #BIM authoring with #Revit and building shape parametrization with complex #programming and design #automation tools like #Dynamo, #Grasshopper and #Python scripting, amongst others. As…

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FOYER DESIGN

Três irmãos – Skyscraper Project FOYER DESIGN A foyer from its definition and functionality is an entrance hall or other open area in a building used by the public, especially in hotels, theatres and high-rise structures. In this project, the first eight (8) floors were dedicated to function as the foyer to host public movements and to serve as the entrance to the interior and upper floors of the building. The floor slabs of the foyer were designed to have…

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TRÊS IRMÃOS SKYSCRAPER PROJECT

TRÊS IRMÃOS SKYSCRAPER PROJECT AN OVERVIEW OF THE INTERIOR VERTICAL STRUCTURES Our highlight today on our 72 stories skyscraper is the interior vertical structures. The whole structure was designed as a hybrid structural system, comprising a combination of both tubular and rigid structural frame. The interior columns were designed as concrete members and typically help to resist gravity loads coming on and from the skyscraper. Due to the shape complexity of the structure and increasing gravity loads on lower floor…

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« L’Eglise de la lumière » BY TADAO ANDO

Architecte: Tadao Ando Édifice: L’Eglise de la lumière Année de construction : 1987-89Localisation: Osaka, Japan Address: 4 Chome-3-50 Kitakasugaoka, Ibaraki-shi, Ōsaka-fu 567-0048, Japan Station climatique: Osaka Latitude: 34.82 Longitude: 135.54 « The Church of Light » / « L’Eglise de la lumière » est située dans une banlieue résidentielle d’Osaka, au Japon. Cet édifice est considéré comme un exemple d’architecture grâce à sa conception sculpturale et emblématique. En effet, l’église est orientée méticuleusement vers le soleil et il en résulte une des opérations d’intersection géométriques…

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Tunneling software uses – from AU 2016

Autodesk provides a variety of tools to design and construct infrastructure projects, particularly at the Autodesk University meeting of 2016 the software house talked about one subject very compelling to my daily job: underground tunnelling. I have been experiencing difficulty to proceed only through BiM tools in the modelling of the project, it is now clear to me that BiM is thought for 3D modelling of residential and public buildings, but not specifically for long curvy objects that go across…

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IFC 4.3 RAIL a standard for infrastructures is coming

Building Smart international is working at the phase 2 of the new harmonized standard called IFC rail v.4.3 All the infrastructure BIM users will have a common language to exchange file format with rail specific parameters (e.g. the rail alignments when rail trail tilts on one side). We are on the good path towards the BiM detailing and maturity. Check out the attached video from their conference. #buildingsmart #bim #infrastructure #rail #consortium #rfi #sncf #trafikverket #rbim #väylä #sbbcffffs #öbb #banenor…

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LiFi investigation – part I

And this was our first step in our reasearch within LiFi. Everything started from a fixture: ORES LiFi Here we have the key features: _ POWER SUPPLY: power over ethernet POE (802.3af), POE+ (802.3at) and High Power POE. _ CONNECTIVITY: Bidirectional line rate (up/download) up to 42 Mbps.Up to 8 users per LiFi Acces Point. Inter-LiFi Luminaire supported. Atto-Cell 3m high: 3,5m diameter circle. _DATA INTERFACE: RJ45. _ AUTHENTICATION MECHANISM: WPA2-Personal and Enterprise (802.1X Radius) _ CORRELATED COLOUR TEMPERATURE: 4000K…

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daylight and architecture within Wim Wenders’s film direction

It’s just impressive the clarity of Wim Wenders. He frames his images in the camera as well his black eyeglass frame does with him. In this short sequences taken from Pina (Bausch), 2011, Wim Wenders plays with daylight and the built environment as if he were an architect of light. With this, I mean that he uses a camera cart on a very still background, which seems to be only a postcard or a theatre upstage, it is absolutely surreal…

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Looking at light in the Kimbell art museum

Here we publish an excerpt from the article of the colleague Priji Balakrishnan, titled: “LOOKING AT LIGHT IN THE KIMBELL ART MUSEUM” If there is one building that I can write about without having visited it in person, it would be the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, Texas. My appreciation of the building — its aesthetics, its proportions and above all its emanating light — has only grown with time. The Kimbell Art Museum is a creation by Louis Kahn, located in Texas.…

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lighting at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018

This is the Eurovision Song Contest 2018, 43 countries competed in Lisbon, Portugal, to get the award of the best song of the year and it is here that you can watch one of the best light-shows year-wise! The lighting design by Florian Wieder and set design by Jerry Appelt rendered this show unique. Eight circles were hanging over the audience and a custom-built wooden background was the setting where the show took place. Jerry Appelt used wisely light LED technology more than…

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RESONATE – sound and architecture

“RESONATE: Thinking Sound and Space” powered by MAAT and reSITE is a conference on Architecture, Art and Sound in collaboration with Meyer Sound. It took place in Lisbon last February 2018 and this is an abstract for the ones who couldn’t take part in.    

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Circadian light filter: add-on for your PC or MAC

Goodmorning all, we hope you had slept well last night! Maybe it could be better, we know it, but now just a question: “at what time did you switch off pc/mac/tablet/smartphone and you started looking some non-blue-light-emitting surface?” Many are sceptics and think this “belief” of Circadian rhythm and blue lights are things for scientists or just a new business. But this is not! Blue-light-emitting surfaces are actually affecting our hormone production. In particular, this kind of lights are unbalancing our production…

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Daylighting Temple

This is a fantastic service that the Columbia University of New York gives out freely for everybody: a panoramic 360° sequence of images of some very interesting and peculiar architectures. Not anybody has had the possibility to travel so far away, and for some of us, this is the only chance to experience in an augmented reality space. I need to say that it is amazing if you can project this 360° images on a white wall and watch them…

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The dark side of light: how artificial lighting is harming the natural world

The world is lit at night like never before, and ecologists are assessing the damage. It’s a summer night near a forest lake in Germany and something unnatural is going on. Beyond the dark waters lapping at the shores, a faint glow emanates from rings of light hovering above the surface. Nearby, bobbing red torchlights — the least-disruptive part of the visible spectrum — betray the presence of scientists on the shoreline. They are testing what happens when they rob…

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