Context: Advanced Architecture Studio at the California College of the Arts Instructor: Associate Professor Andrew Kudless Location: San Francisco, California Date: 2013 Materials: Wood, Plastic, Composites, Paper, etc. Tools: Rhino, Grasshopper, Kangaroo, various traditional fabrication methods Dimensions: 12″ x 12″ x 16.5″
Perry Kulper is an architect and associate professor of architecture at the University of Michigan. His interests include the roles of representation and methodologies in the production of architecture and in broadening the conceptual range by which architecture contributes to our cultural imagination.
4-D Printing Means Building Things That Build Themselves
H. Jerry Qi, associate professor of mechanical engineering at Colorado University, holds simple models printed using polymers that have "shape memory." The flat piece on the left can reshape itself into a box with the application of heat.