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Randomizing the Typical Hotel Facade

July 3, 2015

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The video demonstrates one of our exercises to camouflage the typical repetition of room windows on hotel facades.  The study is conducted on one of ILA’s ongoing projects in Central Jakarta.  The tools utilised were Grasshopper and Lunchbox.

Shadow & Solar Simulation

June 10, 2015

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Shadow & Solar Radiation Simulation using Grasshopper and Ladybug. Source from Mostapha Sadeghipour Roudsari. Conducted on one of ILA’s ongoing projects.

Flipflap GH Demo Video

September 9, 2011

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This video was one of our contents played in a loop on a projector during the exhibition.  It demonstrates the definition we built in Grasshopper to automate a scissor structure on any given curves.  The definition was built initially to generate the structure on a straight line, to an arc curve, then to a polyline. […]

HKSZ Biennale BYOP Workshop

July 26, 2010

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Photos from the workshop, West Kowloon Cultural District, January 2010.  Victor from HKU helped a lot in exploring and setting up the right model required to CNC tooling the pressed bamboo parquet strips. Click here to go to HKSZ BYOP main page

HKSZ Biennale BYOP Image Sampling

July 21, 2010

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Image sampling is a process that scans values of each pixel in a raster image and translates that value to any amount of 3 dimensional parameter. In this case the brightness value of each  pixel is translated into each tube’s radius and height in the array. Click here to go to HKSZ BYOP main page

HKSZ Biennale – Bring Your Own Pattern

January 21, 2010

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ILATAAJ was invited by one of the Biennale’s curator, principal of Eskyiu Eric Schuldenfrei, to participate in the event.  We participated to conduct a weekend workshop to explore the translation of 2d pattern into a 3d skin. Excerpts from the flyer: “ILATAAJ is interested in exploring and formulating tools to sample any existing two-dimensional patterns […]

HKSZ Biennale PPRD Exhibition Set Fabrication

December 3, 2009

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These are photos taken in the factory in Xian, China.  The mould was made with a CNC machine, and cast with Glass Reinforced Plastic, provided by E-grow.  The piece is to be transported to Hong Kong, ready for the opening of HKSZ Biennale 2009. Photos provided by Jerry Kou. Click here to go to PPRD […]

HKSZ Biennale – Explorations on patterns

November 26, 2009

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Below are some results from explorations on various techniques to create 3-dimensional patterns.  This is work in progress towards a weekend workshop organised by Hong Kong Shenzhen Biennale 2009. Click here to go to HKSZ BYOP main page

exploring paneling tools

October 11, 2009

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