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DDPlab Digital Design & Production | IoA Institute of Architecture | University of Applied Arts Vienna

ADVANCED CGI 2018

ADVANCED CGI 2018

The course will address various topics within the field digital imagery and CG production. By introducing advanced tools and techniques and through productive experimentation we will also address the ongoing discussion around the digital realm, image sciences and the iconic turn. Students are invoked to further develop their technical abilities as well as define/refine an […]

ZÜND S3 L-1200 Cutting Plotter

ZÜND S3 L-1200 Cutting Plotter

CNC Cutting Plotter Materials: paper cardboard greyboard foamcore boards soft materials up to 25mm veneer   Machine Data: WORKAREA  X1200 x Y1650 mm MODULES 2x Universal Module, 1x Marking Module TOOLS UCT #1, EOT-250 #1, VCT #1, SDT #1 KNIFES Z10, Typ 6, Z21, Z61,  Z68, Z71, Z73 Convenient Software Toolchains: Rhinoceros 3d (.3dm) -> Zünd Cut Editor (.dxf) -> Zünd Cut Center . […]

Atmosphere & Effect

Atmosphere & Effect

Digital Design Technology 1 course number S02552 Seminar (SE), 3.0 semester hours Instructors: Lisa Wolf & Gregorio Lubroth . . picture: Rudolf Von Laban . . Atmosphere & Effect: An Investigation of Spatial Qualities and their Effect on Sensory Perception The seminar deals with the notion that our perception of space is as much influenced […]

Techniques and Tools for Digital Production 1 – SELECTED WORKS 2017

Techniques and Tools for Digital Production 1 – SELECTED WORKS 2017

students designs and visualizations from the course Techniques and Tools for Digital Production 1        

DIGITAL DESIGN & PRODUCTION – SELECTED WORKS 2016

DIGITAL DESIGN & PRODUCTION – SELECTED WORKS 2016

some of the results of the course “Digitales Entwerfen und Digitale Produktion / Editing 4” Winterterm 2016 Based on a 3D-Scan of one of their own body parts, students had to develop a second customized skin that adds to their body without limiting movement and function. some of the students visualizations in the following and […]

Policies and Costs FAQ
Policies and Costs FAQ

Für alle die sich über unsere Regeln informieren möchten, findet Ihr hier unsere Policies, Preise und eine FAQ Liste für die Nutzung unserer Facilities Die Produktionsmöglichkeiten des DDPLAB werden  zur Entwicklung von Prototypen und Anschauungsmodellen im Rahmen der Architekturausbildung und Forschungstätigkeit des I-O-A (Institut für Architektur) betrieben. Die Maschinen dürfen ausschließlich von entsprechend geschulten Personen betrieben werden, für […]

Techniques and Tools for Digital Production 1
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

official course description, modalities and sign-up -> Techniques and Tools for Digital Production 1 Wether interior space or urban square, designed space is the fundamental theme in architecture. The relationship between the inside and the outside is articulated through architecture and therefore the interdependent effect of the enclosed elements and the enclosing elements is one of […]

Advanced CGI 2017
Advanced CGI 2017

The course will address various topics within the field digital imagery and CG production. By introducing advanced tools and techniques and through productive experimentation we will also address the ongoing discussion around the digital realm, image sciences and the iconic turn. Students are invoked to further develop their technical abilities as well as define/refine an […]

CGI – Task 2 Topic and Summary
CGI – Task 2 Topic and Summary

To communicate your ideas to a wider audience you need  to come up with a summary of your work. In most disciplines these summaries are called ‘papers’. I expect you to generate a kind of  ‘down scaled’ version of a paper. Here are some points that might be helpful to accomplish our second task: 01 Find […]

Digital Design & Production – Semester Task WS16/17
Digital Design & Production – Semester Task WS16/17

official course description, modalities and sign-up -> Digitales Entwerfen und Digitale Produktion / Editing 4 WS16/17 CARAPAX STEP 1 ….with the help of the Artec EVA 3D-Scanner of the Department of Geometry each student has to scan one joint ___  ANKLE | KNEE | ELLBOW | WRIST ___ of their own body and produce a clean 3D-mesh file. STEP 2 ….each student has […]

DIGITAL DESIGN & PRODUCTION – SELECTED WORKS 2015
DIGITAL DESIGN & PRODUCTION – SELECTED WORKS 2015

Some of the results of the course “Digitales Entwerfen und Digitale Produktion / Editing 4” Winterterm 2015 Students had to digitally develop a lamp-shade based on a chosen gastropod shell. After an intensive geometrical shape and growth analysis of the shell each developed a parametric model in Rhinoceros 5.0 + Grasshopper. To build a working […]

ABB IRB 1600-x/1.45 6-Axis Robotic arm
ABB IRB 1600-x/1.45 6-Axis Robotic arm

Welcome the newest member in our machine fleet: LOLA…….. – kindly sponsored by    photo by Daniel Prost with a reach of 1.45 m and a payload of max. 8 kg it is the perfect size to get started with some research and experimentation! Students who think about integrating robotics into their master-thesis get in […]

PRECIX 9100 3 Axis CNC Milling Machine
PRECIX 9100 3 Axis CNC Milling Machine

CNC Milling Machine Materials: modelling/tooling boards (Sika, or similar..) styrofoam   Machine Data: WORKAREA  X2400 x Y1200 x Z (300-length of cutting tool) mm (2000 x 1000 x 200 mm is recommended) SPINDLE-SPEED max. 10000 rpm TOOLS each of the 3 design studio manages its own collection. Toolholders for cutting tools with various end-diameters are available Convenient Software […]

Advanced CGI 2016
Advanced CGI 2016

The course will address various topics within the field digital imagery and CG production. By introducing advanced tools and techniques and through productive experimentation we will also address the ongoing discussion around the digital realm, image sciences and the iconic turn. Students are invoked to further develop their technical abilities as well as define/refine an […]

How to: MOLD(-MAKING)
How to: MOLD(-MAKING)

Mainly depending on the material you want to use for the final product, but also the type and size of the shape you want to (re-)produce there are different ways of setting up a suitable mold. In the following a collection of informative videos to get you started (as the materials used in the videos are from […]

Digital Design & Production – Semester Task WS15/16
Digital Design & Production – Semester Task WS15/16

DIGITAL | PRODUCTION DIGITAL | PAPERCRAFT paper craft…is (according to wikipedia) the collection of art forms employing paper or card as the primary artistic medium for the creation of three-dimensional objects. It lends itself to a wide range of techniques, as it can for instance be folded, bend, cut, glued, molded, stitched, or layered. the […]

Digital Design & Production – Semester Task SS15
Digital Design & Production – Semester Task SS15

all images are property of the respective artists and are used only for educational purpose for the digital design a production course to illustrate the task and the topics. DIGITAL | PRODUCTION DIGITAL | PAPERCRAFT paper craft…is (according to wikipedia) the collection of art forms employing paper or card as the primary artistic medium for the […]

Template: CNC HotWire CUTTER DEFINITIONs
Template: CNC HotWire CUTTER DEFINITIONs

Use one of the following template Files to produce the necessary GCode to run our CNC HotWire Cutter! Each Definition comes with a 5.0 Rhinofile for setting up your geometry and a Grasshopper Definition to produce the GCode. In case one of them or both are not self-explinatory to you, stop by the experimenal lab and […]

Template: MAKERBOT SPOOL HOLDERS
Template: MAKERBOT SPOOL HOLDERS

In case you lose or break the original spool holder or need a different sized one..take the necessary file and print yourself one! The ORIGINAL should fit original Makerbot, Orbi-Tech, ColorFabb and the new formFutura and GermanRepRap Spools with hole diameters around 38mm. The second most common should fit older formFutura Spools, bq and the older GermanReprap and some other […]

Template: LASER DISTANCE SPACER
Template: LASER DISTANCE SPACER

To meassure in the correct height for cutting your material sheet you can use this Spacer. In case you cannot find the provided spacer or in case you loose it, just (please) print a new one on your Studio’s Makerbot Replicator with the “Standard” settings modified with “100% infill” and “Supports” activated. It only takes 10 minutes!

How To: 3D PRINT
How To: 3D PRINT

The 3 most commonly used systems are Fused Deposition Modelling or Fused Filament Fabrication (FDM or FFF), Plaster-based 3D Printing (PP) and Selective Laser Sintering (SLS). Additionally, Stereolithography (SLA) and Digital Light Processing (DLP) are currently on the rise. Depending on the process used the geometry needs to be prepared in a certain way. See the 3D Printing […]

Resources: RHINOCEROS 5.0
Resources: RHINOCEROS 5.0

Wether you are a bloody beginner or advanced Rhinoceros 5.0 user, here are some useful links to tutorials, manuals, books, plugins, reference projects and files, etc. Rhinoceros has become one of the standard tools in our 3 Architecture Studios and the Departments at the IoA (as well as in other disciplines taught at the Angewandte, e.g. […]

Resources: GRASSHOPPER 3D
Resources: GRASSHOPPER 3D

Wether you are a bloody beginner or advanced Grasshopper user, here are some useful links to tutorials, manuals, books, reference projects and files, etc. FORUM / EXAMPLES | OFFICIAL GRASSHOPPER 3D COMMUNITY BLOG | ieatbugsforbreakfast by David Rutten VIDEO TUTORIALS | Introduction to Grasshopper by David Rutten VIDEO TUTORIALS | Grasshopper Masterclass by David Rutten VIDEO […]

TROTEC Speedy 500 Lasercutter
TROTEC Speedy 500 Lasercutter

TROTEC Speedy 500 Lasercutter Materials: Acrylics: Acrylic glass Plexiglas® PMMA Perspex® Altuglas® Acrylite® Foams: Polyester (PES) Polyethylene (PE) Polyurethane (PUR) Neopren® Paper: Paper (fine or art paper, uncoated paper) up to 600 grams Paperboard Cardboard Corrugated cardboard Wood: Alder, beech, balsa, cedar genuine, fine and natural wood MDF Solid timber solid wood veneer   Machine […]

zPrinter 310 | CJP 3D Printer
zPrinter 310 | CJP 3D Printer

The zCorp 310 Zprinter is located in the Production Lab. In general any form that fits a bounding box of 200 x 250 x 200 mm (W x L x H) can be printed. It uses ColorJet Printing technology, now patented by 3DSystems:  the ZPrinter first spreads a layer of powder in the same thickness as the […]

Makerbot Replicator 2 | FDM 3D Printers
Makerbot Replicator 2 | FDM 3D Printers

One Makerbot Replicator 2 is located in the Experimental Lab in the “Ferstel-Trakt” on the 2nd floor on our gallery. This printer is not for general studio projects of the 3 design studios (except if one of the Digital Design & Production seminars is chosen as integral part of the semester’s design studio project). It is […]