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This blog was born within the Parametric Design course of Gabriele Stancato Ph.D., DigiSkills group of the Politecnico di Milano.
Project: Passenger Clearance Building, RSHP + Aedas Through the steps shown in the previous images, the part of the problem that is being sorted out is the continuation and improvement of the base module of the corrugated roof shape. The algorithm was carried out based on the indications given in class, but some modifications wereContinue reading “Chunking down step 2”
Project: Passenger Clearance Building, RSHP + Aedas Through the steps shown in the previous images, the part of the problem that is being sorted out is finding the base module of the corrugated roof shape. Some possible issues/difficulties to be raised from this first sequence of steps are: How can the curve’s camber be exactlyContinue reading “Chunking down step 1”
The project for the Great Court at the British Museum, London, UK (Foster + Partners, 2000), was an intervention with the objective of re-signifying the pre-existing patio in the British Museum; this court originally housed a garden, but soon after its completion in the mid-nineteenth century it was filled by the round Reading Room andContinue reading “Analysis: Great Court at the British Museum”
Two of my favorite architectures/buildings are the Centre Georges Pompidou (architects Renzo Piano and Richard Rogers, Paris, France, 1970s) and the FAU-USP Building (architects Vilanova Artigas and Carlos Cascaldi, São Paulo, Brazil, 1960s). I would say that two adequate reading keys that can be used to analyze such architectures are: first, shape, since both buildingsContinue reading “Favorite Architectures”
Hello! I’m Cláudia Aires de Sá, student of the Master of Science in Building Architecture at the Politecnico de Milano. I am part of a double degree program between this University and the University of São Paulo, having also carried out an academic exchange at the University of Porto for 1 year. I am deeply interested in architecture, arts, music, cinema, literature, design, places and people.
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