Prototyping Architecture

20130123 Prototyping

image © – Agnese Sanvito

Advanced manufacturing and design have been making waves out in the mainstream like never before, to the extent that the BBC’s Newsnight recently went so far as to ask whether developments in rapid prototyping might even usher in a “new industrial revolution”. And although this and other technologies such as parametric modelling and laser cutting have been steadily making their way into practice for decades, they are yet to make a discernible impact in the way that most architects work.

full article at Building Design