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Parametrising Historical Chinese Courtyard-Dwellings: An Algorithmic Design Framework for the Digital Representation of Siheyuan Iterations Based on Traditional Design Principles

Our new paper ‘Parametrising Historical Chinese Courtyard-Dwellings: An Algorithmic Design Framework for the Digital Representation of Siheyuan Iterations Based on Traditional Design Principles’ has been published on Frontiers of Architectural Research’ and is available here: Download

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Parametrising Historical Chinese Courtyard-Dwellings: An Algorithmic Design Framework for the Digital Representation of Siheyuan Iterations Based on Traditional Design Principles

Our new paper ‘Parametrising Historical Chinese Courtyard-Dwellings: An Algorithmic Design Framework for the Digital Representation of Siheyuan Iterations Based on Traditional Design Principles’ has been published on Frontiers of Architectural Research’ and is available here: Download

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3D printing on textiles, workshop in Izmir University of Economics

I am happy to announce our ‘3D printing on textiles’ workshop to take place between 4-8 March in the Izmir Univerity of Economics. Stay tuned!

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3D printing on textiles, workshop in Izmir University of Economics

I am happy to announce our ‘3D printing on textiles’ workshop to take place between 4-8 March in the Izmir Univerity of Economics. Stay tuned!

Architectural hybrid material composites: computationally enabled techniques to control form generation

Our paper ‘Architectural hybrid material composites: computationally enabled techniques to control form generation’ was published in the Architecture Science Review journal. You may find more information here: doi.org/10.1080/00038628.2019.1666357

Architectural hybrid material composites: computationally enabled techniques to control form generation

Our paper ‘Architectural hybrid material composites: computationally enabled techniques to control form generation’ was published in the Architecture Science Review journal. You may find more information here: doi.org/10.1080/00038628.2019.1666357

eCAADe / SiGraDi 2019 conference participation

We are proud to present our ‘Parametric Beijing Siheyuan: An algorithmic approach for parametric generation of Siheyuan housing variants based on its traditional design principles’ paper in the eCAADe/ SiGraDi conference 2019 in Porto (11-13 September). You may find our

eCAADe / SiGraDi 2019 conference participation

We are proud to present our ‘Parametric Beijing Siheyuan: An algorithmic approach for parametric generation of Siheyuan housing variants based on its traditional design principles’ paper in the eCAADe/ SiGraDi conference 2019 in Porto (11-13 September). You may find our

Dark Matter Garden: a case study in algorithmic modelling and digital fabrication of complex steel structures

The research paper ‘Dark Matter Garden’ has been published in Frontiers of Architectural Research. You may find the accepted manuscript here!

Dark Matter Garden: a case study in algorithmic modelling and digital fabrication of complex steel structures

The research paper ‘Dark Matter Garden’ has been published in Frontiers of Architectural Research. You may find the accepted manuscript here!

‘Active Fabrication’ paper accepted for publication in the International Journal of Architectural Computing

The ‘Active Fabrication’ paper was recently accepted for publication in the International Journal of Architectural Computing, in early 2019. You may find the pre-print here!

‘Active Fabrication’ paper accepted for publication in the International Journal of Architectural Computing

The ‘Active Fabrication’ paper was recently accepted for publication in the International Journal of Architectural Computing, in early 2019. You may find the pre-print here!

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Active Vault  Our pavilion’s inspiration derives from natural structures which can be found on pine cones and reptile skin. Composed out of triangular folded units which are being stuck together with an overlap, the components are forming an active vault-like,

Fabfest_18

Active Vault  Our pavilion’s inspiration derives from natural structures which can be found on pine cones and reptile skin. Composed out of triangular folded units which are being stuck together with an overlap, the components are forming an active vault-like,

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Talk at Docomomo UK

Asterios will talk about ‘Sustainable Retrofits’ at the Docomomo UK on Saturday, 7 July.2018 in ‘The Gallery@, 75 Cowcross Street, near Farrington station. More information about the event can be found here!

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Talk at Docomomo UK

Asterios will talk about ‘Sustainable Retrofits’ at the Docomomo UK on Saturday, 7 July.2018 in ‘The Gallery@, 75 Cowcross Street, near Farrington station. More information about the event can be found here!

Sustainable Retrofits: Post War Residential Towers in Britain is available now, published by Routledge!

This book is the report on our RIBA funded research project presenting the state of the art of sustainable retrofits in post-war residential towers in Britain. The main aim for writing this book is to capture and re‐inform the current

Sustainable Retrofits: Post War Residential Towers in Britain is available now, published by Routledge!

This book is the report on our RIBA funded research project presenting the state of the art of sustainable retrofits in post-war residential towers in Britain. The main aim for writing this book is to capture and re‐inform the current

Participation in ‘Living with Apadtive Architecture’ Exhibition, Lakeside Arts, Nottingham.

Asterios and his MA and PhD students, take part in the ‘Living with Adaptive Architecture’ exhibition, Lakeside Arts Gallery in Nottingham. The exhibition runs from 12.May until 17. June 2018. You may find all the exhibits here:  https://stream.liv.ac.uk/s/2qu6v6kj

Participation in ‘Living with Apadtive Architecture’ Exhibition, Lakeside Arts, Nottingham.

Asterios and his MA and PhD students, take part in the ‘Living with Adaptive Architecture’ exhibition, Lakeside Arts Gallery in Nottingham. The exhibition runs from 12.May until 17. June 2018. You may find all the exhibits here:  https://stream.liv.ac.uk/s/2qu6v6kj

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Guest talk at the University of Edinburgh, 28.02.2018

Asterios will give a talk at the University of Edinburgh, School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture at 1 pm, on Wednesday, 28.02.2018. Everyone is welcomed!

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Guest talk at the University of Edinburgh, 28.02.2018

Asterios will give a talk at the University of Edinburgh, School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture at 1 pm, on Wednesday, 28.02.2018. Everyone is welcomed!

Kinetic Skin, FabFest 2017

Kinetic Skin  Our pavilion proposal for the Fabefest 2017 is hosting a sleeping/relaxation capsule that could potentially be placed in the city, responding to this year’s ‘pop-up city’ theme. The tradition of living capsules is very well known from Japan.

Kinetic Skin, FabFest 2017

Kinetic Skin  Our pavilion proposal for the Fabefest 2017 is hosting a sleeping/relaxation capsule that could potentially be placed in the city, responding to this year’s ‘pop-up city’ theme. The tradition of living capsules is very well known from Japan.

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Asterios at the IAAC final reviews, Barcelona, 15.6.2017!

Asterios at the IAAC Final Reviews, Barcelona, 15.6.2017! many thanks to the IAAC team for the invitation!

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Asterios at the IAAC final reviews, Barcelona, 15.6.2017!

Asterios at the IAAC Final Reviews, Barcelona, 15.6.2017! many thanks to the IAAC team for the invitation!

‘Biomorphic Structures’ finally released!

You may order the book here! by Laurence King Publishers London!

‘Biomorphic Structures’ finally released!

You may order the book here! by Laurence King Publishers London!

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Oxford Brookes MArch final reviews jury!

Asterios will join the jury at the final MArch reviews, Oxford Brookes University, on Tuesday, 13.12.2016!

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Oxford Brookes MArch final reviews jury!

Asterios will join the jury at the final MArch reviews, Oxford Brookes University, on Tuesday, 13.12.2016!

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Guest critic at the MArch final reviews

Asterios will join the final reviews of the MArch programme, Welsh School of Architecture, University of Cardiff on Monday 5.12.2016

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Guest critic at the MArch final reviews

Asterios will join the final reviews of the MArch programme, Welsh School of Architecture, University of Cardiff on Monday 5.12.2016

Ceramics Paper published in the Journal of IASS!

Incorporating Digital Tools with Ceramic Crafting: Design and fabrication of light diffusing screen shells finally published int the Journal of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures, Madrid.

Ceramics Paper published in the Journal of IASS!

Incorporating Digital Tools with Ceramic Crafting: Design and fabrication of light diffusing screen shells finally published int the Journal of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures, Madrid.

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Guest Lecture, University of Kassel

Invitation of a guest lecture at the University of Kassel, Do, 23. Juni 2016, Hörsaal 1140 K10, Henschelstr. 2

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Guest Lecture, University of Kassel

Invitation of a guest lecture at the University of Kassel, Do, 23. Juni 2016, Hörsaal 1140 K10, Henschelstr. 2

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Talk at the Staedelschule

Asterios is honored to be holding a talk at the Staedelschule on 9. June 2016 at 7pm, Staedelschule Aula, Frankfurt upon Main.  More information here!

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Talk at the Staedelschule

Asterios is honored to be holding a talk at the Staedelschule on 9. June 2016 at 7pm, Staedelschule Aula, Frankfurt upon Main.  More information here!

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SAC reviews jury

Very inspiring day at the SAC master thesis interim reviews today! Many thanks to Johan Bettum for the invitation!

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SAC reviews jury

Very inspiring day at the SAC master thesis interim reviews today! Many thanks to Johan Bettum for the invitation!

Generative Design, Form-Finding Techniques in Architecture

Generative Design, authored by Agkathidis A published by Laurence King Publishing, London, is out now! Available online here!

Generative Design, Form-Finding Techniques in Architecture

Generative Design, authored by Agkathidis A published by Laurence King Publishing, London, is out now! Available online here!

Gold Medal at RHS Chelsea Flower Show for the Dark Matter Garden!

a3lab was participating at this years Chelsea Flower Show in collaboration with Howard Miller. Asterios developed the parametric model simulated the dark matter theory, which informed the garden’s design, in addition to the co-development of the 3D fabrication file to factory files

Gold Medal at RHS Chelsea Flower Show for the Dark Matter Garden!

a3lab was participating at this years Chelsea Flower Show in collaboration with Howard Miller. Asterios developed the parametric model simulated the dark matter theory, which informed the garden’s design, in addition to the co-development of the 3D fabrication file to factory files

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Guest Talk: Emerging Technologies & Sustainable Design, University of Bermingham

Many thanks to the Resilience and sustainability research group at the University of Birmingham for the invitation!

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Guest Talk: Emerging Technologies & Sustainable Design, University of Bermingham

Many thanks to the Resilience and sustainability research group at the University of Birmingham for the invitation!

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Forthcoming presentation in eCAADe 2015 conference!

Asterios is pleased to announce his participation in the coming eCAADe 2015 conference in Vienna. He will be presenting 2 papers. More information and abstracts will follow soon!  http://info.tuwien.ac.at/ecaade2015/

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Forthcoming presentation in eCAADe 2015 conference!

Asterios is pleased to announce his participation in the coming eCAADe 2015 conference in Vienna. He will be presenting 2 papers. More information and abstracts will follow soon!  http://info.tuwien.ac.at/ecaade2015/

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Talk in London: Perspectives on Architecture: The Aesthetics of Energy Efficient Retrofit

Asterios will give a talk about his research on sustainable retrofits in residential towers on April 21 2015 at 6.15pm! Everyone welcome. Venue:66 Portland Place, London. More infos here!

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Talk in London: Perspectives on Architecture: The Aesthetics of Energy Efficient Retrofit

Asterios will give a talk about his research on sustainable retrofits in residential towers on April 21 2015 at 6.15pm! Everyone welcome. Venue:66 Portland Place, London. More infos here!

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studio 04 blog launched!

Studio 04, design studio unit at Liverpool School of Architecture has its own blog now, illustrating projects, news and activities taking place all through the year! Have a look here!

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studio 04 blog launched!

Studio 04, design studio unit at Liverpool School of Architecture has its own blog now, illustrating projects, news and activities taking place all through the year! Have a look here!

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WestendGate Tower part of the ‘Himmelstürmend’ exhibition at the DAM

the Westendgate tower retrofit is part of the ‘Himmelstürmend‘ exhibition at the German Museum of Architecture in Frankfurt! Thank you DAM!

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WestendGate Tower part of the ‘Himmelstürmend’ exhibition at the DAM

the Westendgate tower retrofit is part of the ‘Himmelstürmend‘ exhibition at the German Museum of Architecture in Frankfurt! Thank you DAM!

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Asterios becomes memeber of “Porto Pool Promenade Ideas Competition” jury

An exciting competition has been launched in Porto, Asterios is honoured to be part of the jury. Find detailed information about the competition here: http://www.ctrl-space.net/porto.html

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Asterios becomes memeber of “Porto Pool Promenade Ideas Competition” jury

An exciting competition has been launched in Porto, Asterios is honoured to be part of the jury. Find detailed information about the competition here: http://www.ctrl-space.net/porto.html

Deceptive Landscape published on Archisearch

After Archinect and Architizer “Deceptive Landscape” has been published on Archisearch, the most successful, Greek on-line journal. In addition, Asterios will become contributor in Archisearch, focusing on the link between academic projects and architectural practice. Visit the article here!

Deceptive Landscape published on Archisearch

After Archinect and Architizer “Deceptive Landscape” has been published on Archisearch, the most successful, Greek on-line journal. In addition, Asterios will become contributor in Archisearch, focusing on the link between academic projects and architectural practice. Visit the article here!

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Agile Design, Advanced Architectural Cultures

Book release, edited by Anastasios Tellios. Asterios has written a chapter in it. Thank you Tassos! Looking forward to seeing it in real!

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Agile Design, Advanced Architectural Cultures

Book release, edited by Anastasios Tellios. Asterios has written a chapter in it. Thank you Tassos! Looking forward to seeing it in real!

eCAADe 2014, conference presentation

Asterios will present his latest research project, Deceptive Landscape Installation in the coming eCAADe conference,  Northumbria University, 10-12.09.2014, Newcastle, UK. Download paper here!  

eCAADe 2014, conference presentation

Asterios will present his latest research project, Deceptive Landscape Installation in the coming eCAADe conference,  Northumbria University, 10-12.09.2014, Newcastle, UK. Download paper here!  

Deceptive Landscape

Research led installation installation at the University of Liverpool. In collaboration with Zhang Yidan, Ye Zhou, Wu Xiaoyun. More info in Archetizer.com! Archinect.com, Archisearch.gr

Deceptive Landscape

Research led installation installation at the University of Liverpool. In collaboration with Zhang Yidan, Ye Zhou, Wu Xiaoyun. More info in Archetizer.com! Archinect.com, Archisearch.gr

RIBA research trust award 2013

Asterios receives RIBA research trust award grant 2013! kick here for more information!

RIBA research trust award 2013

Asterios receives RIBA research trust award grant 2013! kick here for more information!

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Architecture in Greece, Themata

Asterios is honoured by being included in  Themata, Architecture in Greece Journal: Agkathidis, Asterios (2011) Young Architects in Greece, Works of A3lab. Architecture in Greece, Themata, Athens, 01.06.2011, pp 60-66

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Architecture in Greece, Themata

Asterios is honoured by being included in  Themata, Architecture in Greece Journal: Agkathidis, Asterios (2011) Young Architects in Greece, Works of A3lab. Architecture in Greece, Themata, Athens, 01.06.2011, pp 60-66