Computational Methods Robotics

   December 10, 2018

Like the language of machines that inspired Le Cobusier a century ago, these projects creatively explore how the language of robotics could inspire a new generation of architects spatially and formally, encouraging future architects to imagine smart environments, with the intelligence and behavior of animate buildings.  Working in...

WHISPERS: An Interactive Sound Installation

   February 3, 2018

Whispers is about exploring how to transform a static building into a dynamic space, by integrating music and architecture. People's presence in space and their movements and interactions with the space can lead to the creation of both individualized experiences with the sound as well as a collected representation of the sounds. This offers unique ways to capture occupants presence as they make...

DesComp Instagram!

DesComp Instagram!

   January 23, 2018

Check out our new(ish) instagram page for updates on our program and students.

Noushin Radnia Presented at the 16th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities

   January 23, 2018

Noushin, who is in her final year of the DesComp program presented her paper INVISIBLE PEOPLE; AN URBAN RESPONSIVE INTERFACE at the 16th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities January 9-11.

Dimitris Papanikolaou

Dimitris Papanikolaou joins the Design Computation Faculty

   August 29, 2017

We are pleased to announce that Dimitris Papanikolaou is joining the faculty at UNC Charlotte in a tenure-track joint appointment in the School of Architecture (SoA) and Department of Software & Information Systems (SIS). Dimitris recently completed a position as a Postdoctoral Associate in the Graduate School ...

Pinned Incremental Metal Forming

   August 28, 2017

DesComp Thesis completed by Paul Stockhoff (2017) 

Link to full Thesis document

Link to ACSA Paper

Machine Learning Models For Directed Curation Of Design Solution Space

   August 28, 2017

DesComp Thesis Completed by Christian Sjoberg (2017)- Presented at ACADIA 2017

Link to full Thesis Document

Internet of Plants: Queen’s Clever Garden

   August 28, 2017

INTERNET OF PLANTS: Queen’s Clever Garden, By Lina Tehari Spring 2017 StudioLab

Living in cities can be problematic for many people, some of these problems can be solved by embedding technology and connectivity into the very fabric of the city. By applying the concept of “Clever City” and...

Animal: An Agent-Based Model of Circulation logic for Dynamo

   August 28, 2017

By Christian Sjoberg, Chris Beorkrem, Jefferson Ellinger, and Alireza Karduni- Presented at ACSA 2017
Link to full paper

[Kak-tos]: A tool for optimizing conceptual mass design and orientation for rain water harvesting facades

   August 28, 2017

By Ashley Damiano, Chris Beorkrem, and Jefferson Ellinger- Presented at the Design Modeling Symposium- Paris 2017