Category Archives: Research

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!

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

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.

‘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!

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.

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

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!

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

Dream Vaults

Research led design project, competition entry, for algorithmic pavilion structure in London, 2014. In collaboration with Kyriakos Chatziparaskeuas.

Dream Vaults

Research led design project, competition entry, for algorithmic pavilion structure in London, 2014. In collaboration with Kyriakos Chatziparaskeuas.

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!

ROCK ‘N WHEALS

Competition entry for a temporary canopy structure, In Flint, USA. In collaboration with Kyriakos Chatziparaskeuas and Ioannis Siopidis.2013  

ROCK ‘N WHEALS

Competition entry for a temporary canopy structure, In Flint, USA. In collaboration with Kyriakos Chatziparaskeuas and Ioannis Siopidis.2013  

Computational Architecture: digital design tools and manufacturing techniques

Book edited by Agkathidis A. BIS publishers Amsterdam, 2012. More info on Amazon!

Computational Architecture: digital design tools and manufacturing techniques

Book edited by Agkathidis A. BIS publishers Amsterdam, 2012. More info on Amazon!

Pixel3

Exhibition Design Installation, for RDI Shanghai in collaboration with Brian Manning-Spindt. Tong Qi gallery, Shanghai, 2012.    

Pixel3

Exhibition Design Installation, for RDI Shanghai in collaboration with Brian Manning-Spindt. Tong Qi gallery, Shanghai, 2012.    

Fold & Stick

Research led installation wall, developed in RDI Shanghai, in collaboration with Ben Prasetya Tanuatmaja, 2011. Download paper!  

Fold & Stick

Research led installation wall, developed in RDI Shanghai, in collaboration with Ben Prasetya Tanuatmaja, 2011. Download paper!  

Moiré: Sustainable Façade Retrofit

Sustainable façade retrofit for the Marriott Tower, in collaboration with Just.Burgeff Architekten. Frankfurt upon Main, 2011. More info in archdaily.com !   

Moiré: Sustainable Façade Retrofit

Sustainable façade retrofit for the Marriott Tower, in collaboration with Just.Burgeff Architekten. Frankfurt upon Main, 2011. More info in archdaily.com !   

Tree-Structure Canopy

Steel structure canopy for the Marriott Tower, in collaboration with Just.Burgeff Architekten. Frankfurt upon Main, 2011. More info in Archdaily.com !  Download research paper here!      

Tree-Structure Canopy

Steel structure canopy for the Marriott Tower, in collaboration with Just.Burgeff Architekten. Frankfurt upon Main, 2011. More info in Archdaily.com !  Download research paper here!      

Digital Manufacturing in Design and Architecture

Book edited by Agkathidis A. BIS publishers, Amsterdam,2011, English, Korean and Chinese editions. More information on Amazon!

Digital Manufacturing in Design and Architecture

Book edited by Agkathidis A. BIS publishers, Amsterdam,2011, English, Korean and Chinese editions. More information on Amazon!

Performative Geometries: Transforming Textile Techniques

Book edited by Agkathidis A, Schillig G, BIS publishers, Amsterdam, 2010. More information in Amazon!

Performative Geometries: Transforming Textile Techniques

Book edited by Agkathidis A, Schillig G, BIS publishers, Amsterdam, 2010. More information in Amazon!

Modular Structures in Design and Architecture

Book edited by A.Agkathidis. BIS publishers Amsterdam. German, English, Korean and Chinese editions, 2009, More information in Amazon.co.uk!  

Modular Structures in Design and Architecture

Book edited by A.Agkathidis. BIS publishers Amsterdam. German, English, Korean and Chinese editions, 2009, More information in Amazon.co.uk!  

Lydia Lithos

Municipal Centre in Paphos Cyprus, research led design, competition entry, 2008. In collaboration with Archiglobe/Johan Bettum with Ragunath Vasudevan, Nischal Abhayakumar, Dhurgai Kumaran. Assistance: Stefanie Maerzke engineering: Harlad Kloft/OSD. Cost calculation:Michael Voutsas, Dimitra Agkathidou, Just.Burgeff architekten.  

Lydia Lithos

Municipal Centre in Paphos Cyprus, research led design, competition entry, 2008. In collaboration with Archiglobe/Johan Bettum with Ragunath Vasudevan, Nischal Abhayakumar, Dhurgai Kumaran. Assistance: Stefanie Maerzke engineering: Harlad Kloft/OSD. Cost calculation:Michael Voutsas, Dimitra Agkathidou, Just.Burgeff architekten.  

Form Defining Strategies, experimental architectural design

Book edited  by Agkathidis A, Schillig G, Hudert M, Wasmuth, Berlin – Tübingen. 1st, 2nd and 3d editions, 2008. More information in Amazon!

Form Defining Strategies, experimental architectural design

Book edited  by Agkathidis A, Schillig G, Hudert M, Wasmuth, Berlin – Tübingen. 1st, 2nd and 3d editions, 2008. More information in Amazon!