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Performa LUND

Workshop at the Lund University, School of Architecture, Department of Theoretical and Applied Aesthetics, Sweden

PERFORMA_LUND_Research Workshop, Lund University, School of Architecture, Department of Theoretical and Applied Aesthetics, Sweden  

 

WORKSHOP PARTICIPANTS: Bujar Abazaj, René Andersson, Oskar Edström, Jonas Ersson, Per Hallström, Sara Hellgren, Sofia Kanerud, Svante Karlsson, Mattias Lindskog, Fredrik Petersson, Hillevi Olsson, Andreea Marcu, Marta Nestorow, Tomas Ramstrand, Erik Revellé, Lucy Roth, Lina Salomonsson, Matilda Schuman. *Special thanks to Gareth Lewis, Peter Lövendahl and TetraPAK  

 

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The PERFORMA workshop at the LTH School of Architecture is an intensive two week workshop based on research involving material systems and design strategies. This work seeks to create multi-performative material systems utilizing optimization, aggregation and efficiency. Simple units and semi-finished materials are physically tested in order to extract potential performative characteristics and limits. These limits are then negotiated through rigorous digital and physical techniques in order to produce strategies of fabrication. The formal systems have inherent structural capacities and an ability to adapt to changing conditions. Because of the system pliability, variation can occur within a seemingly homogeneous system.