Computational design of the Hive and other works

Author: Tristan Simmonds

Date published

29 May 2018

Price
Free
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Computational design of the Hive and other works

Case Study
Author

Tristan Simmonds

Date published

29 May 2018

Author

Tristan Simmonds

Price

Free

Explore Tristan Simmonds’ engineering work on sculptural projects including the 2015 Milan Expo UK Pavilion ‘Hive’.

Tristan shows how he has leveraged computational tools to design, detail and fabricate complex structures with limited resources.

He also speaks about his experiences with artists, including Wolfgang Buttress, and how small offices can use digital tools to execute larger, more conventional projects.

Speaker

Tristan Simmonds has more than 20 years of experience in the design and execution of building structures across the globe. He served a long apprenticeship in lightweight structures under the late Brian Forster and became involved in the design of ‘complex’ projects and the development of digital design tools.

Supported by

The Technical Lecture Series is supported by Trimble.

 

Additional information

Format:
Video
Video Length:
00:52:13
Publisher:
IStructE

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Case Study Technical Lecture Series Digital Conceptual Design Video

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