The study presents some results of an experimental research on brick wall cladding, proposing methodological approaches for the creation of new geometric-compositional configurations. Citing innovative case studies of historical and contemporary architecture, the research has allowed to determine a different geometric shape of the brick, which takes its cue from the traditional wedge-shaped brick in majolica brick, widespread in Sicily since the sixteenth century for the realization of cusps and domes. Through the definition of procedural parametric algorithms for the analysis and geometric-spatial control, it is described the path that led to the digital prototype of a modular component of new design, able to adapt in shape and size to design patterns of cladding surfaces with simple and variable curvature free-form. The design of complex geometric and organic shapes, through the visual programming of digital algorithms (generative modelling, algorithmic modelling, computational modelling), as well as bringing a methodological and applicative renewal, has initiated interdisciplinary insights. Starting from a support grid for installation, we report several structural solutions of wall tessellations that highlight and validate its potential applications. There-proposal of the building element with materials and techniques of the latest generation is in line with the goals of sustainable development OSS (Sustainable Development Goals SDGs) of the ONU 2030 Agenda.

Di Paola, F., Vinci, C., Tantillo, F. (2023). The Cuneiform Brick. Parametric Techniques for Brick Wall Configurations. In L.Y. Cheng (a cura di), ICGG 2022 - Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Geometry and Graphics (pp. 612-623). Cham : Springer Nature [10.1007/978-3-031-13588-0_53].

The Cuneiform Brick. Parametric Techniques for Brick Wall Configurations

Di Paola, Francesco
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Vinci, Calogero;Tantillo, Fabrizio
2023

Abstract

The study presents some results of an experimental research on brick wall cladding, proposing methodological approaches for the creation of new geometric-compositional configurations. Citing innovative case studies of historical and contemporary architecture, the research has allowed to determine a different geometric shape of the brick, which takes its cue from the traditional wedge-shaped brick in majolica brick, widespread in Sicily since the sixteenth century for the realization of cusps and domes. Through the definition of procedural parametric algorithms for the analysis and geometric-spatial control, it is described the path that led to the digital prototype of a modular component of new design, able to adapt in shape and size to design patterns of cladding surfaces with simple and variable curvature free-form. The design of complex geometric and organic shapes, through the visual programming of digital algorithms (generative modelling, algorithmic modelling, computational modelling), as well as bringing a methodological and applicative renewal, has initiated interdisciplinary insights. Starting from a support grid for installation, we report several structural solutions of wall tessellations that highlight and validate its potential applications. There-proposal of the building element with materials and techniques of the latest generation is in line with the goals of sustainable development OSS (Sustainable Development Goals SDGs) of the ONU 2030 Agenda.
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Di Paola, F., Vinci, C., Tantillo, F. (2023). The Cuneiform Brick. Parametric Techniques for Brick Wall Configurations. In L.Y. Cheng (a cura di), ICGG 2022 - Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Geometry and Graphics (pp. 612-623). Cham : Springer Nature [10.1007/978-3-031-13588-0_53].
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