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DFAB HOUSE
Rock Print Pavilion
Villa Bernasconi
Robotic Pavilion
Robotic Cosmogony
Sisyphus
Gramazio Kohler Retrospective
Mutations-Créations / Imprimer le monde
Hello, Robot
Reinforce Expose
Robotic Fabrication Laboratory
The Sequential Roof
Rock Print
Iridescence Print
Robotic Foldings
Flight Assembled Architecture
The Endless Wall
Stratifications
The Catenary Pavilion
Pike Loop
The Stacked Pavilion
Architonic Concept Space
Structural Oscillations
R-O-B
Superwood
Winery Gantenbein


DFAB HOUSE, Dübendorf, 2016-2019
DFAB HOUSE, NEST, Empa Campus, Dübendorf
DFAB HOUSE is a collaborative demonstrator of the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) Digital Fabrication on the NEST building of Empa and Eawag. Researchers from eight ETH Zurich professorships cooperate with industry experts and planning professionals in a unique way to explore and test how digital fabrication can change the way we design and build.

DFAB HOUSE is distinctive as it is not only digitally designed and planned but also digitally built using predominantly digital processes. Its design concept is based on exploring the architectural and technical implications of selected novel digital building processes resulting from the interdisciplinary research conducted by eight ETH Zurich professorships as part of the NCCR Digital Fabrication.

Gramazio Kohler Research is involved in DFAB HOUSE with three research projects: Smart Dynamic Casting, Spatial Timber Assemblies as well as Mesh Mould and In situ Fabricator. Further information can be found on the following websites:

Smart Dynamic Casting
Spatial Timber Assemblies
Mesh Mould and In situ Fabricator
DFAB HOUSE
DFAB HOUSE - Video of construction process
NEST on Empa Campus

Traveling exhibition on DFAB HOUSE
Exhibition at Swissnex, San Francisco
Credits:
For credits please see DFAB HOUSE website or the corresponding research projects.

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Gramazio Kohler Research
Chair of Architecture and Digital Fabrication
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