INTER.ONE Tools for Architecture

Tools for Architecture is a research unit based at the Architectural Association in London formed by a team of architecture undergraduate students and lead by Space Popular directors Lara Lesmes and Fredrik Hellberg. Work at TFA aims to develop new experience driven design methods.

Extended Brief 2017-18 AA.INTER.ONE

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Building System Assembly

The building system is assembled through stereotomy, a construction method that relies on nothing other than sheer compressive strength.

With physical models (here as illustrations), I tested various edge conditions where the edge was either flush, or employed an irregular geometry to create locks. Ultimately, the best result was garnered from a wave form joint.

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