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23.11.23, IBAM / Innosuisse, 7th Campaign Digital Fabrication with Additive Manufacturing.
Our contribution: Prototypes of demountable living roof to insulate thin shell buildings –digital twin to additive manufacturing–
Reverse architecture of thin shell buildings
– modelling with NURBS based on point cloud for additive manufacturing – Work in progress.
process –to digital twin (architecture)–
1. Model –or existing building–
2. Scan 3D (mesh)
3. Point cloud
4. Parametric mockup –reverse architecture–
5. Architect’s plans: algorithmic extraction from mockup
December 2023, delivery of the
Prototype of digital twin of the Gottfried Semper Aula.
ETH-Zürich, Institute of technology in architecture:
Request stop for the train in Klockow ?
Schloen-Dratow, Müritz National Park [D]
Within Initiative Klockow3
entry to the invitational competition for the central heating plant in Lausanne-Malley. Partnership with v2v Architectes
October 18-21, 2022
Open door days
Navigation through 3D models and mockups on an immersive screen in frugal engineering
September 2022, publication of
“Architecture inverse et jumeau numérique au service du patrimoine” (Reverse architecture and digital twin at the service of heritage buildings) in À Suivre…, N°85, Swiss Heritage Society –section Vaud–
05-06.06.22: contribution to the IPHS 2022 conference with «An open standard digital twin for heritage buildings»
April 2022: entry to the competition « Espace Familles ». Multipurpose complex for families in the Avanchets neighbourhood, Geneva
06.03.22: IPHS has canceled the conference
02.03.22: Protest against the war in Ukraine: withdrawal of my participation in IPHS conference, July 2022 in Moscow
2022, Residential building in Abidjan.
Urban study for a densification: testing the « block model » including preliminary design
October 17-22, 2021: public presentations of digital mockups and point clouds on a low-tech immersive screen prototype
24.02.20 The documentation of the Prototype of the Vallorbe Station Digital Twin -pilot project on openBIM-transformation- (illustration) has been submitted to the SBB after more than 2 years of intensive work.
Executive summary and glossary available here (in French)
Prototype of immersive screen for the exploration of digital mockups in architecture.
17.08.20 Proof of concept for «Immersive IFC» at the ZHdK Immersive Lab
15.10.19 “Is the digital cube empty?- or reverse architecture for design-” Lecture at the Bergen School of Architecture (BAS)
28.11.18 “Reverse architecture: openBIM for the transformation of heritage buildings”. Contribution to BIM World Munich
2011 Proposal to realise an infrastructure for eco-mobility in the Müritz National Park, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern [D]. Citizens’ initiative to maintain an historic train stop as de-central entrance to the park, project and exhibition
22.01.08 Successful application for funds to restore the historic facade from the Kindergarten of the Sophie parish in Berlin-Mitte. EU funds ERDF / Städtebaulischer Denkmalschutz Land Berlin
13-15.11.07 « Arbeiten Morgen: a meta-bazaar for Berlin? –Bottom-up revitalisation of deindustrialised quarters: a pilot-building for micro-companies– »
Participation to the conference by the Center for the Study of Architecture in the Arab Region (CSAAR). Tunis. Tunisia
• Major Projects
· Arbeiten Morgen – reclaiming industrial site through the implantation of micro-companies –
• Continued New
· 20 years of digital architecture
· Archive of the openBIM lectures to master students in architecture & civil engineering EPFL 2016-17
WORKS –folio of projects–
• Transformation & Heritage
• Transport & Industry
• Housing & Culture
• Urban design
· Le Laboratoire du Désert
• Prototype & Research
· Immersive screen prototype
· Lectures on openBIM (EPFL 2016-2017)