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Introduction to Digital Fabrication Alliance (DFA) and TEX-FAB Brad Bell Assistant Professor University of Texas Arlington School of Architecture Co-Director, TEX-FAB *Digital Fabrication Alliance


The Digital Fabrication Alliance (DFA) is an international network comprised of academics, professional designers, hardware and software developers and digital fabricators. It is a member driven platform bridging the gaps within the digital fabrication community in the fields of architecture, engineering, construction and the allied arts.


WORKSHOPS EXHIBITIONS LECTURES COMPETITION


73 Submissions from 18 countries in 5 continents


Will Laufs and Erik Verboon of Buro Happold New York provided Finite Element Analysis


First round jury: GIL AKOS / RONNIE PARSONS STUDIO MODE BILLIE FAIRCLOTH KIERAN TIMBERLAKE JONATHAN MALLIE SHoP CONSTRUCTION JASON VOLLEN CASE / Center for Architecture Science and Ecology Second round jury: NADER TEHRANI, Head of Jury NADAAA ANDREW KUDLESS MATSYS DESIGN VLAD TENU REPEAT Competition Winner


Facade Innovation: Performance, Optimization and Integration Anna Dyson Director, CASE | Center for Architecture Science and Ecology Erik Verboon Technical Designer/Faรงade Consultant, Buro Happold Phillip Anzalone Director, Laboratory for Applied Building Science, GSAPP, Columbia University Andrew Vrana, Session Moderator Principal Architect, Metalab Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Houston College of Architecture Co-director, TEX-FAB *Digital Fabrication Alliance

DFA Introduction  
DFA Introduction  

Intro DFA powerpoint