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ARCHITECTURE


We provide the complete range of architecture services to meet our client's design aspirations. Our team will collaboratively support the project goals with the full breadth of our collaborators’ experience.

We can synthesize a broad range of perspectives and disciplines to coordinate comprehensive solutions for a variety of unique design requirements. We can accommodate a diverse range of project types and we strive for meaningful design rooted in each context.

We support our oscillate between the latest technological tools in combination with enduring cultural strategies to support a healthy balance among our society, city and environment. We look for an interplay between ease of function, environmental connectivity, cultural meaning, efficient engineering, subtleties of spirit, and creative adaptation of new technologies to create a design as a complete whole. 

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3D PRINTING


We have adopted both SLS and SLA printing technology to iterate our designs from prototype through to end use parts. We offer printing services at competitive rates using both Formlabs devices, the Fuse 1+ and Form 3B. We can also assist with model design where applicable. 

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VISUALIZATIONS


We can provide rendering, animation, and also virtual reality assets throughout the architecture project development phases. These visualizations are useful during the architectural design process to evaluate project objectives. These assets are also available for marketing content, virtual tours online, and / or live 1:1 demonstrations. We also often pair drone footage with our digital work.

We can similarly model environments without an architectural end point, for virtual purposes onle. For example, our work with Formid includes an Unreal Engine ditial twin of our physical product with various superimposed biomechanics visualiations.

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GENETIC DESIGN


Our genetic design objective is to create deeply pliable algorithms that imitate the complete interconnection of biological genetic content. Our various algorithm combinations accomplish degrees of interconnection as we continue to aim for comprehensiveness. The programming of a genetic design is similar to making a seed, where genetic information governs the design variation so each genetic seed produces a unique, finely tuned tree. Yet despite their differences, they are all collectively identifiable as the same type of tree.

Our approach to design can be applied to many scales, extending beyond the scope of traditional architecture. We program genetic design products or buildings that can automatically adjust to fit the needs of many different clients based on strategic algorithm implicitization. We also deepen our project impacts by seeing our genetic design work through to production as part of our evolving design process with a diverse team of specialists in other fields.

Our most comprehensive representation of a genetic design so far is our Formid Seat. In this algorithm we have parametrically linked structural sizing, biomechanical fit, counterweight balance, custom 3D prints, tailored lasercut profiles, automated fabrication registrations, and aesthetic proportions together seamelssly. Formid was initiated as a precursor to our genetic design work in architecture.

In an architectural example, we fine tuned the subdivision of complex site topography into zones to maximize cost effectiveness. Blasting efforts on a large site were differentiated into cut and fill volumes along with the foundation structure and retaining walls. These were adjusted based on the fluid control over building placement including its location and size.

The benefits of genetic design are broad and we believe our efforts can contribute improvements to global waste management. Specifically, we believe our work has the potential to transform Molten Slag from a waste product into a valuable architectural material.












Architecture


Custom Design
Parametric Design
Construction Admin

3D Printing


Prototypes
End Use Parts
SLS + SLA Printers

Visualizations


Rendering
Virtual Reality
Unreal Engine

Genetic Design


Molten Slag Waste
Prototypes
Patents

Formid Seat


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Conscious Design
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