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New collaborators at the DFL

The DFL welcomes Rodrigo Waihiwe and Maurício Silva from Brazil, for joining the research team. Rodrigo is an architect graduated from the Federal University of Juiz de Fora (UFJF), who focused his interests in generative design and digital fabrication. Two years ago he studied at […]   ...

The DFL thanks Visiting Scholar Teddy Slowik (Temple University, USA)

The DFL wants to thank Teddy Slowik (USA) for his Visiting Scholar period at the DFL. From 12-26 of July 2016, Teddy Slowik joined the team and investigated the use of different robotic fabrication processes in Architecture in two projects. In the scope of a workshop for students from Lisbon, the Thomas […]   ...

DFL welcomes Visiting Scholar Teddy Slowik (Temple U, USA)

The DFL gives a warm welcome to Teddy Slowik as a Visiting Scholar in the DFL during this month. Coming from the US, he will conduct research in the field of robotics in Architecture and share his expertise in the field of digital technologies. Here is a […]   ...

Students from the UP Junior program visited the DFL

Funny days at the DFL with the visits of two groups of students enrolled in the Architecture Workshop “Mãos à Obra” of the “Universidade Junior” summer program. This workshop is tutored by FAUP MArch students Gonçalo Oliveira, Maria Helena Bernardo, Filipa Guimarães, Ivo Machado and […]   ...

DFL celebrates São João day in Porto.

The DFL celebrated the São João day with the successfully launch of the traditional balloon. São João is the most important popular party in the city of Porto.   ...

The DFL tested the 3D scanning technology by eCapture R&D

The Spanish company eCapture Research and Developement presented their 3D scanning technology at the DFL. With a portable interface, it is possible to scan objects and spaces and immediately compute the resulting pointcloud geometry. The DFL and eCapture also discussed opportunities for partnership in the […]   ...

The DFL thanks Visiting Scholar Urvi Sheth (CEPT, India)

The DFL wants to thank Urvi Sheth, from the Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology University (CEPT) in Amedabadh (India), for her Visiting Scholar period at the DFL. From 2-10 of May 2016, Urvi Sheth explored the field of robotics in Architecture, with a special focus on hotwire cutting. This […]   ...

The DFL had its 1st Christmas Dinner

The DFL organized its 1st Christmas Dinner at the restaurant Madureira’s. 13 members and collaborators joined together for a funny dinner among carpaccios, steaks, francesinhas, drinks and cheesecake. The group also celebrated the DFL’s 1st year with a delicious piece of chocolate cake. Everybody got a 3d […]   ...

New tools and equipments have arrived to the Lab.

November and December have been very intensive months. A set of new tools and equipments have arrived to the DFL and are now being installed in the lab. Among them, the group acquired the working table, parallel gripper, hotwire structure, vacuum, compressor and a wide […]   ...

Brick assembly session

The DFL team spent the day assembling bricks in modules. The model was generatd digitally, and a perspective projection was used to locate the bricks.   ...