Rhino tutorial
Modelling IKEA Spoon (MOPSIG 2019) in Rhino

First video of three – how to model, easily, an IKEA Spoon (MOPSIG 2019) and visualize quickly the 3D model in Rhinoceros 3D.   I have prepared the two files for you, here the Spoon Top view and Spoon Front view of IKEA MOPSIG 2019.  

Future for Architects
D³ Awareness: Skills required by the AEC industry to start working VS Skills students would like in their teaching curricula

Design today is intended as a specific methodological path activated by several actors and, at the same time, digitally mediated. This path is characterized by a growing cultural awareness that is shaping up around the axis data-digital-design (D³). Thanks to this axis, the contemporary paradigm shift in architectural design and product design are manifested through […]

Grasshopper tutorial
Easy image sampler: customize the thesis cover at your risk!

When I printed my PhD thesis (paper copy), I had the idea of ​​bringing, even on the cover, the spirit and the scientific message with which I argued my research. Computational design (parametric approach) applied to the field of architecture and design. The algorithm is very simple and allows you to parametrically manipulate your own […]

Pandemic time
I-Mesh, Trussardi e la Cabina

There is always a pinch of #ComputationalThinking in a sketch! Thanks to #iMesh, #ViewportStudio, #Equilibri and obviously #Trussardi Alla Scala. Stay tuned!   Here the article –> https://bit.ly/i-MeshTrussardiCabina

Shock the Monkey #0
Three overused terms at the pandemic time

ENG translation at the end Liberazione? Inizierei da tre termini abusati…. 1) Distanziamento sociale: se così fosse saremmo ancor più rovinati di quanto non lo fossimo già (o di quanto lo saremo in post-pandemia?). Francamente parlerei più di distanziamento spaziale (non alla Asimov, ma semplicemente di tipo metrico) e professerei di più la comunione sociale. 2) Smart […]

Food for thought
Equality of opportunity: the teaching of Sir Ove Arup

Modern Society demands and seeks experts (we all need experts) but that often does not offer many places where experts should be trained as we need, or worse, not everyone is given the opportunity to attend these places. The Latin statement homo faber fortunae suae is certainly true, but in a certain way, I am personally tied […]

10 questions
Homo Talent interview

The original interview in Italian lang is here: homotalent.com/luciano-ambrosini thanks to homo talent staff, above all Cesare!   [ENG] What is talent for you? Talent is something that is cultivated, but you have to take paths that enable you to learn to communicate empathically with your inner self. Refining over time it transforms into the […]

A Grasshopper user Point of View
Grasshopper and COVID-19 (Italy trend charts)

A simple algorithm to track the virus situation in Italy (a Grasshopper user PoV). The algorithm shows the data collected by the Protezione Civile and stored at the following link: https://github.com/pcm-dpc/COVID-19   In any case, I invite anyone interested to consult the official sources (HERE) to avoid inaccuracies. There is also an official dashboard (HERE). […]