While principal curvature lines seem to be currently very popular, they’ve been around in architecture since 1796. Gaspard Monge, a french geometer, proposed the above design for an ellipsoidal vault that could be constructed out of mortarless masonry units. Not only … Read More
Here’s a quick video of the component in action. There’s still a lot of work to be done.
The Studio for Progressive Modelling (SPM) has started development of a couple custom GH components: This one produces a principal curvature line emanating from a point on a surface – lines that are useful for constructing panelizations of freeform surfaces consisting entirely of … Read More
The Studio for Progressive Modelling would like to invite you to the third Architecture in Combination discussion. June 10th., 5:30pm. @ 207 Queen’s Quay W., Suite 550. Please RSVP to: spm “at” halcrowyolles.com
Does anyone know why they’re called that? The name is so suggestive and the theory is so nice, that I can’t help but hope there’s some underlying connection, but so far, I can’t find one. To explain, a musical sequence … Read More