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The programme of the seminar will be:

Day 1 – Saturday September 17, 2011

  • 8.30 Registration open
  • 9.00 Opening by SMG chairs: Andrew Borgart, Jeroen Coenders, Bernard Maurin and CM chairs
  • 9.30 Session 1 – Curved Surface Structures

introduction by SMG study group leader: Philippe Block

Geometry-based Understanding of Structures; Tom van Mele, Matthias Rippmann, Lorenz Lachauer, Philippe Block

Extending Graphic Statics for User-Controlled Structural Morphogenesis; Corentin Fivet, Denis Zastavni, Jean-François Cap

Shape Invariant Stiffness Optimization of Shell-like Structures; Martijn Veltkamp, Paolo Basso, Alberto Lago

Double Curved Spatial Wood Structures in the Age of Digital Crafting; Klaas de Rycke, Sascha Bohnenberger

  • 11.00 Coffee break
  • 11.30 Session 2 – Adaptive Formworks

introduction by SMG study group leader: Arno Pronk

The Morphology of a Membrane Mould; Arno Pronk, Maurice Dominicus

Design, Analysis and Realization of Topology Optimised Concrete Structures using Large Scale CNC-milling of Polystyrene Formwork; Per Dombernowsky, Asbjørn Søndergaard

Spline Technology as an Inspiration for the Shaping Process of Vacuumatics Formwork; Frank Huijben, Frans van Herwijnen, Rob Nijsse

  • 12.45 Lunch
  • 13.45 Session 3 – Computation & Geometry

introduction by SMG study group leader: Roel van de Straat

The Benefits of Subdivision Surfaces for Complex Geometry; Paul Shepherd

Steel I-beams with Varying Section: Inverstigation into Optimal Geometry; Clement Thirion, Paul Greening, Sean Hanna, Pete Winslow

Multireciprocal Grillages; Maciej Piekarski

Neuro Truss; Ivan Markov

  • 15.15 Coffee break
  • 15.45 Session 4 – WG 13 – Computational Methods

introduction by CM chairs: Hiroshi Ohmori, Kai-Uwe Bletzinger, Carlos Lazaro, Makoto Ohsaki

Form-finding Methods for Tensegrity Structures: Our Challenges; Jingyao Zhang, Makoto Ohsaki

Truss Optimization Using Genetic Algorithm Considering Ultimate Resistance; Huaguo Wang, Hiroshi Ohmori

Genetically Enhanced Parametric Design for Performance Optimization; Peter von Buelow

Complex Systems – Evolutionary Approaches Based on Simulation; Julia Stratil

Evolutionary Structural Optimization Revisited; Clemens Preisinger, Robert Vierlinger, Arne Hofmann, Klaus Bollinger

An Interactive Evolutionary Framework for Structural Design; Caitlin Mueller, John Ochsendorf

  • 17.45 Day closing
  • 18.00 Day end

Day 2 – Sunday September 18, 2011

  • 9.30 Session 5 – Transformable Structures

introduction by SMG study group leader: Niels De Temmerman

Expanding the Scope of a Universal Scissor Component for Triangulated Transformable Structures; Lara Alegria Mira, Niels De Temmerman

Applications of Linkages for Movable Bridge Design; Ashley P. Thrall, Sigrid Adriaenssens, Theodore P. Zoli

New Deployable Structures and its Rigid Body Motion; Masao Takatsuka, Hiroshi Ohmori

  • 10.45 Coffee break
  • 11.15 Session 6 – Origami

introduction by SMG study group leader: Tomohiro Tachi

Cellular Origami Structure from Foldable Tubes; Tomohiro Tachi, Koryo Miura

Folds and Fold Plate Structures in Architecture and Engineering; Matin Trautz, Susanne Cierniak

Isodistant Polyhedra; Pieter Huybers

  • 12.45 Lunch
  • 13.45 Workshops (in parallel)
  • 17.45 Seminar closing
  • 18.00 Seminar end
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