Archive for June 12th, 2008

architectural s-meshes

Thursday, June 12th, 2008


s-isothermic enneper surface by Tim Hoffmann

According to the blog tesselion (via boing boing) which is a blog about the project tesselion (Project Collaboration: Marc Fornes (, Adrienne Yancone ( :

Recently the development of planar quadrilateral meshes have become a strong interest in the architectural community due to their potential ease for constructing complex surfaces. A race has begun to develop a system of flat panelization of free form surfaces which would enable large scale, efficient and economic, construction from flat sheet material.

I didnt know that there was an architectural race going on!