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

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 […]

ISEL 3 Axis CNC Milling Machine
ISEL 3 Axis CNC Milling Machine

CNC Milling Machine Materials: modelling/tooling boards (Sika, or similar..) styrofoam   Machine Data: WORKAREA X1400 x Y1000 x Z (300-length of cutting tool) mm (1350 x 950 x 200 mm is recommended) SPINDLE-SPEED max. 8000 rpm TOOLS each of the 3 design studio manages its own collection. Toolholders for cutting tools with various end-diameters are available Convenient Software […]

IMPRINTPROCESSES
IMPRINTPROCESSES

The DDPLab of the IoA is co-hosting one of this year’s urban strategies summer schools IMPRINTPROCESSES instructs to produce, calibrate, operate and hack their own 3D printers. Special attention is given to the individual printers´ behaviours. The summerschool relates experiments and their emergent physical manifestations with the material processes of the urban fabric, and has a […]

CNC – Hot-Wire-Cutter
CNC – Hot-Wire-Cutter

The DDPLab is equipped with one “PC-CUT Standard” machine from StepFour. Originally used for the model-airplane-industry with a cumbersome MSDOS-based cutting software we hacked it to be operated with MACH3. The gcode now can directly be produced out of Grasshopper an parametric scripting plugin for Rhinoceros 5.0 The CNC Hot-Wire-Cutter has a maximum cut volume […]