Gramazio Kohler Research
Open Positions
The Digital in Architecture I FS21
The Digital in Architecture II HS20
The Digital in Architecture I FS20
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 Digital in Architecture FS18, ETH Zurich, 2018
Elective Course
The Elective Course establishes a conceptual framework of the digital in architecture with special regard to digital and robotic fabrication. Departing from the work of Gramazio Kohler Research, Fabio Gramazio and Matthias Kohler presented the digital and its concepts in architecture and current developments in the field of digital fabrication. In two seminars knowledge on design strategies based on digital methods were related to the students' own design approach and its wider context.
The exercises focussed on simple yet powerful methods of digital, computational and algorithmic design as well as digital fabrication techniques. Based on the Brick Bond design examples, the students learned the basics of parametric and algorithmic modelling using Rhino and Grasshopper software as well as Python programming language. Through 3D printing the designs were realized.

Gramazio Kohler Research, ETH Zurich

Collaborators: Hannes Mayer, Dr. Aleksandra Anna Apolinarska (project lead), Jesús Medina Ibáñez
Students: Sandrine Badoux, Simon Berger, Lukas Blum, Eric Bonhôte, Silvia Brotz, Edvardas Bukota, Tanguy Caversaccio, Victoria Desponds, Elif Erez, Julian Fischbacher, Aurèle Gheyselinck, Rena Giesecke, Fabrizio Gramegna, Johannes Hirsbrunner, Shady Huber, Kevin Hüppi, Severin Jann, Weilan Jiang, Michel Kessler, Mira Kind, Fabian Kuonen, Alisa Labrenz, Mélanie Lai, Cyriac Levet, Magnus Lidman, Gabriel Souto, Xiao Lu, Kelly Man, Nora Molari, David Moser, Noël Picco, Vera Rüegger, Tobias Saner, Fabienne Schwartz, Lukas Stadelmann, Petra Steinegger, Magdalena Stolze, Christoph Strässle, Julien Tacca, Luka Travas, Joana Tschopp, Tobias Wagner, Sarah Weber, Tobias Wick, Alina Wyder, Bing Yang, Luca Zehnder, Chenfan Zhu
Copyright 2016, Gramazio Kohler Research, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Gramazio Kohler Research
Chair of Architecture and Digital Fabrication
ETH Zürich HIB E 43
Stefano-Franscini Platz 1 / CH-8093 Zurich

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