Gramazio Kohler Research
Open Positions
The Digital in Architecture II HS21
The Digital in Architecture I FS21
The Digital in Architecture II HS20
MAS DFAB: Rapid Clay Formations (Brunnen)
The Digital in Architecture I FS20
MAS DFAB: Rapid Clay Formations (Rio)
The Digital in Architecture II HS19
Robotic Landscapes III
MAS DFAB: Up Sticks
Seminar Week AS19
The Digital in Architecture FS19
Seminar Week SS19
The Digital in Architecture II HS18
Robotic Landscapes II
MAS DFAB: Rapid Clay Formations
Zero-Waste Geometry
Seminar Week AS18
ROB|ARCH 2018 Workshop
MAS DFAB: Gradual Assemblies
The Digital in Architecture FS18
Robotic Landscapes I
Malleable Voxels
MAS DFAB: minijammed
Seminar Week
MAS DFAB: Brick Labyrinth
MAS DFAB: Robotic Pavilion
Force-Adaptive Wire Cutting
Spatial Extrusions 2
Spatial Extrusions
Graded Structures 2
Graded Structures
Robotic Wire Cutting Summerschool
Spatial Wire Cutting
Extruded Structures
Remote Material Deposition Installation
Remote Material Deposition
Depth Modulations 2
Design of Robotic Fabricated High Rises 2
Depth Modulations
Complex Timber Structures 2
Complex Timber Structures 1
Robotic Metal Aggregations
Shifted Frames 2
Design of Robotic Fabricated High Rises 1
Shifted Frames 1
Spatial Aggregations 2
Spatial Aggregations 1
Robotic Clay Molding
The Fragile Structure 2
The Fragile Structure 1
Procedural Landscapes 2
Procedural Landscapes 1
Seminar Week
The Interlocking 2
The Interlocking 1
The Sequential Structure 2
The Sequential Structure 1
Explicit Bricks
The Programmed Column 2
The Programmed Column 1
Open Air Theater
Voxels 2
Voxels 1
The Opening 2
The Opening 1
The Sequential Wall 2
The Sequential Wall 1
The Foam
The Resolution Wall
Construction Hoarding
The Dissolved Wall
Domoterra Lounge
The Perforated Wall 2
The Perforated Wall 1
The Programmed Wall
The Oblique Hole

The Sequential Structure 1, ETH Zurich, 2010
Elective course
This teaching project explores potentials of additive digital fabrication of structural frameworks in wood. Standard wooden slats cut to individual sizes are being placed and glued by a robotic fabrication unit. The project aims on developing a spatial parametric structural framework made of wooden slats. A rule based description of the assembly logic allows for the adaption to local requirements of the structural framework. The design of the framework defines spatial qualities and light conditions in its interior space. This leads to locally differentiated systems, taking into account structural requirements as well as spatial and formal aspects of the design.
The project was conducted in collaboration with the BLOCK Research Group - Assistant chair of Building Structure Philippe Block.

Gramazio Kohler Research, ETH Zurich

In cooperation with: BLOCK Research Group - Assistant chair of Building Structure Philippe Block
Collaborators: Michael Knauß (project lead), Ralph Bärtschi, Michael Lyrenmann, Maria Vrontissi
Students: Christian Aguayo, Edyta Augustynowicz, Jonas Epper, Sofia Georgakopoulou, Paul Marie Guillaume Gillet, Luis Gisler, Christian Hoene, Matthew Huber , Benz Hubler, Jonathan Kischkel, Jessica Knobloch, Jeannette Kuo, Anna Golde Marschall, Teresa McWalters, Ge Men, Ingunn Nordlie, Stephan Pfeiffer, Christopher Rofe, Jia Rujun, Samar Said, Manuela Sedlar, Tobias Tommila, Dominik Zausinger

Copyright 2016, Gramazio Kohler Research, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Gramazio Kohler Research
Chair of Architecture and Digital Fabrication
ETH Zürich HIB E 43
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