Conceptual Joining – Wood Structures from Detail to Utopia
The artistic research project Conceptual Joining investigates wood constructions in a series of structural
and spatial experiments. By combining the intelligence of traditional craftsmanship with the potential of computational techniques
different design methods and techniques are developed.
The exhibition focuses on two projects
that explore the relationship between material, structure and space.
Branch Formations is about utilizing naturally
grown wood elements as components of a spatial framework. In Interlocking Spaces joining principles, derived from traditional
Japanese Architecture, are expanded by digital systematics, forming complex configurations.
The working process
and results of 2.5 years of research are presented. Full scale installations, models, videos and Augmented Reality allow for
an interactive experience of an architectural speculation.