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Back to the future Autonomy of vertical city Work type: individual, academic Instructor: Ma Yueguang Complete time: Dec. 2017(Fifth year) Level of the project: Autumn semester, fourth year Email of instructor:1060364942@qq.com

The project aims to discuss how future architecture would form in a more and more dense urban context. My idea is inspired by the past- Kowloon walled city, which is no more exist. However, from the photos and historical data, we can find a prototype of autonomy architecture where space is defined by the vintervention of users. So that I assume the future form would come from the past but improve to higher quality of space.

CONTENT BOARD1 INTRODUCTION& GENERAL VIEW BOARD2 BACKGROUND BOARD3 FORMING MATRIX BOARD4 PLAN&VIEWS BOARD5 SECTION&SPOTS


POPULATION DENSITY DISTRIBUTION

URBANIZATION Urbanization is a universal tendency.While the over-urbanization is accompanied by high-density and low-quality urban environments. Here shows six fabric from the most dense city. And most of them located in developing countries. CONS The high density is the major consequence for negative implications arise in relation to the same urban components, identified by the congestion of urban landscapes, reduction of urban green areas and the occurrence of heat islands, deterioration of urban networks and traffic infrastructure by overloading, and not least an increase of psychological stress for the inhabitants.

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Kowloon Walled City was a historic largely ungoverned, densely populated settlement in Hongkong, where residents illegally expande housing into a vertical giant “termites nest”. Al thought it had many problem, it certainlly was a representative work of autonomy of architecture, which contains continuous evolution, self-reproduction and self-regeneration. My project aim to design a vertical spontaneous city “matrix” in the original Kowloon walled site that can provide high quality of urban function and regenerates by the intervention of users.

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ASSUMPTION The key to sustainable future high-density architectures lies in generating built environments capable of adapting to changes. The models will be flexible, renewable, adaptable and capable of transformation and self-redefinition in relation to context changes.And it should be a universal formula that can be adapted in all dense cities.

STRUCTURE SYSTEM

MAPPING THE CITY UP


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artificial landscape courtyard garden

open-air theater vertical green wall small plaza

free market dancing club terraced fields loggia cinema

vertical green wall

free market

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swimming pool

roof garden

company atrium loggia

park open-air theater

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public meeting landscape front yard

private courtyard

free market

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courtyard resting roof garden

park roof garden platform

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roof garden amusement park roof garden playground

amusement park

agriculture playground roof garden terraced fields playground

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solar panels private atrium gallery community roof courtyard opera stage tree house roof

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landscape free market courtyard park cinema

landscape playground circus

TYPOLOGY STUDY

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There are infinit possibilities of this forming matrix. But only part of them can form space in high feasibility and high quality. Here we list several typical types of possible building shape. The buildings in same raw hold same aount of units. And a decreasing trend of units is showed from left to right in the same line. It shows that when decresing the units, the matrix shows a higher plasticity in outer space. By comparing all these solutions can we find the most feasible one.

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THE WIND POWER WALL PROVIDE GREEN ENGERGY TO ENTIRE EDIFICE.

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MICRO BOTANICAL GARDEN WITH UNDULATING TERRAIN

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GREEN AND PAVILION PROVIDE PLACE FOR ELDER PEOPLE AND FAMILY DOING OUTDOOR EXERCISE

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EXTERIOR SWIMMING POOL HAVE A GOODSCENERY


From Optimal To Fancy Student Dormitory Design Work type: individual, academic Tutor: Prof. Mario Grosso, Dr. Giacomo. Chiesa Complete time: Jun. 2017 Level of the project: Spring semester, fourth year Email of instructor: mario.grosso@polito.it; giacomo.chiesa@polito.it

CONTENT The dormitory in Turin can't fulfill the growing number of students in the current situation. So this proposal here chose a place near two major universities. Since a dormitory is aimed to both deal with the short supply of bed and also fulfill students' daily demand, the project is formed from analytical study of optimal orient and location of dormitory. Then I modified the outer shape in order to call up vitality and be a fancy.

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INTRODUCTION& EYE VIEW LOCATION& TYPOLOGY STUDY THE OPTIMAL SITUATION PLAN AND EXTERIOR ANALYSIS SECTIONS CONSTRUCTION DETAIL INTERIOR VIEW


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SHADOW ANALYSIS (ALL YEAR)


MICROCLIMATE MATRIX FOR OPTIMAL SITUATION(FROM SOLAR AND WIND CALCULUS) 17-0 representing to which extend this plot is suitable for this type of activity

BIULDING Compared with other matrix, the left ‘L’ shape corner is only good for building but not for activities. So this area is selected.

STRATEGY

PLAYGROUND Playground activity needs medium metabolic rate. And sunshine is more important than wind in this case.

RESTING Resting activity needs low metabolic rate. And sunshine is more important than wind in this case.

RUNNING Running activity needs high metabolic rate. And wind is much more important than sunshine in this case.

JOGGING Jogging activity needs medium metabolic rate. And wind is more important than sunshine in this case.

THE OPTIMAL ORGANIZATION Make the courtyard boarder to introduce more light

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The area appropriate for sport is very large. The new building will create a new influenced area for activities of Low metabolic rate.

Make this end less compact to have better ventilation

This area is influenced by the new building, so the solar and ventilation conditions change. It’s needed to do again the microclimate matrix for external activies in the present situation.

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The dark green area is used for construction area. The students’ room are raised up to get better solar and ventilation conditions.

A FANCY INTERVENTION

Set back the meeting room 2.5m on the ground floor to have appropriate solar factor and shading

I balance the external activities and construction, and leave the better area for external activities. While the dark red area is acceptable for building.

Put the library on a site with more natural light

Enlarge the distance between the main and attached buildings

BAR Bar activity needs low metabolic rate. And wind is more important than sunshine in this case.

Keep the boundary area for bar to attracte more people, while the resting area is left inside to be quiter.

A outer shell is applied from facade to roof.This changes the rigid facade to fluid one.And it also provides shading function for bedrooms


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Three main entrance is defined by streets orientation. And three main axis is designed to form the connection net.

A jogging path and pattern of plaza is used to highlight the boundary instead of using wall or fence, making the space more open.

The building is strictly located in where the best nature condition is (sun and air flow).And L shape is best shape to fit in.

A flow from elevation into roof is designed to make the building more fluid and conherence. This shell is also good for providing shading.

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These two sections show a variety of student activities, from private inhabitation to public social spaces, are arranged in the space based on their privacy.


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CLADDING , 30MM CERAMIC FINISHING , 15MM RIGID ACOUSTIC INSULATION, 25MM CAST CONCRETE 'LMBH20' HOLLOW BRICK PLASTER BOARD,10 MM CLADDING, 30MM CERAMIC FINISHING , 15MM ACUSTIC RIGID INSULATION, 25MM CAST CONCRETE, 50MM EDILPORTALE® LMBH20,38MM PRE-TENSION STEEL PLASTERBOARD ,10 MM

FINISHING , 2MM PLASTER BOARD ,10 MM THERMAL INSULATION ,125MM MASONARY ,25X20X19 PLASTER BOARD ,10 MM

REFERENCES OF CONPONENTS MASONARY BLOCK

CLADDING , 30MM CERAMIC FINISHING , 15MM CAST CONCRETE 'LMBH20' HOLLOW BRICK THERMAL INSULATION , 125MM PLASTER ,10 MM

PLANTS SOIL FILTER LAYER DRAINAGE WATER PROOF ,1MM RIGID THERMAL INSULATION , 25MM VAPOR BARRIER , 1MM CAST CONCRETE 'LMBH20' HOLLOW BRICK THERMAL INSULATION , 125MM PLASTER ,10 MM

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RE-form Valentino Renovation of old castle Work type: group, academic Instructor: Prof. Chara Devoti, Prof. Rachele Vicario Complete time: Jan. 2016 Work distribution: 60% concept, 70%survey, 90% Rendering Level of the project: Autumn semester, third year Email of instructor: chara.devoti@polito.it; rachele.vicario@ polito.it

Castello Valentino is a French Baroque castle which is designed for Savoy family.The earliest history can be traced back to 1564. Now that the castle is used both as a museum and a university for architecture students. This is a renovation project that bases on the existing situation. The renovation project is divided into two directions: construction of new building and interior renovation. Since this project is located in a UNESCO heritage castle, it's mandatory to preserve all the elements that are from 16 century. But it's feasible to modify non-load-bearing wall which is constructed after 18 century(however the structure system should be preserved).

*Despite the group working, all the material here are my personal work selection.

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INTRODUCTION& BIRD EYE VIEW HISTORY AND LOCATION CONTEXT ANALYSIS DESIGN STRATEGY OVERVIEW TECHNICAL DRAWING ANALYSIS AND ROUTINE VIEWS


BACKGROUND TIMELINE Emanuele Filiberto bought from Renato Birago a riverside residence in the ‘Vallantinum’ region

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Restoration and extension works on the occasion of the Sixth National Exposition of Industrial Products. Replacement of terraced porticoes linking the two pavilion roofs with two wings.

Building of two pavilions towards Turin connected by exedra semicircular terraced porticoes.

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Demolition of the semicycle; building of two new terraces towards the City and building of the railing

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THE HISTORY OF CASTLE VALENTINO Conversion of the riverside residence into maison de plaisance by the ducal engineer Carlo di Castellamonte, following the wish of Christine of France.

Embellishment works in the residence

Works on the facade towards Turin and creation of false windows to reduce the effect of the roof’s slope

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The origin form from Roman city organization

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Hierarhy of size >4 lane 4 lane single lane

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Cycling dedicated bike lane wide bike lane narrow bike lane with pedestrians public bicycle

Restaurant Cafe Canteen

Disco club Night club Ballroom

SITE CONNECTION SAN SAVARIO DISTRICT In the end of 18 centry, the network is well completed.

The site locates in central area of Turin city, and in the middle of the biggest parkParco Valentino. Althougnt it has a distance from the city centre, the location is still inside a touristic area and a historic district at the same time. San Savario district is very important considering its historic meaning and influence to valentino. Here we analyse some aspect of the district in order to better deal with design strategy.

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Reconstruction and restoration work helps recover the fabric

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The fabric completed after reconstruction and last to nowadays.

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Pedestrain road Here developed some path c o n n e t i n g avenues, making the system mor complex.

Museum culture center

The pedestrain network is distributed adequantly in San Savario area and encourages people to walk.

Most of the o u t s i d e entertainment activities and tourist services focus on the north-west part of the area.


DESIGN STRATEGY

Lets play on this wide and beautiful pedestrain!

1.Intensifying the connection of the castle to the city and the castle to the river. 2.Improving the function of the Valentino Castle (seperation of the castle as a museum and as an university) while perserving the historical monument. 3. Improving the key services and accessibility. 4.Providing a modern interpretation of the historic elements.

A cup of coffee would be a wonderful start of journey in valentino castle. Lets get inside!

A new pedestrain leads to safety and convinience!

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Our campus looks more open and light when concrete boards replaces the tall wall.

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landscape Now we have a hall finially!

modernity minimaliso baroque

I love chatting with colleagues during break.This place is perfect

An atrium defied by the border of materies.What a unique space.

new slop roof keep the continuty from existing roof

Isolation is all I need. A study place next to the library-i can't think of anywhere better than this.

landscape modernity

Best coffee time ever! An eyeful green.

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new constructed classroom next to the existing building

landscape modernity minimaliso baroque

new constructed cafe next to new opening to the park

renovated study room and classroom in undervground

renovated hall and secretariat near the entrance gate

renovated conference room from abandoned technical room underground


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SOLVE PROBLEM: Movement with respect to the castle: Students and visitors use extensively the secondary gate The residential population cannot access the castle informally. The historical entrances such as the ones by the library and the room of columns are sealed off. The castle has multiple levels suggesting a dynamic use.

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Proposed entryways: 1.Intensifying the connection of the A: The main gateway of the Architectural castle to the city and the castle to department of Polytechnic of Turin. the river. B: A secondary pathway that is made for the 2.Improving the function of the E educationist and pupils alike. Valentino Castle (seperation of the A C: The main connection between the park and the castle as a museum and as a C Polytechnic. university) while perserving the 9:00 D: It’s an emergency gate, accessed and used historical monument. B G only during emergencies. 3. Improving the key services and D E: Main access of the museum and admissions accessibility. 4.Providing a modern interpretation Domolished volumnoffice. New volumn demolished F: The historical gate used for any special of the historic elements. Some Ideas volumn of Transformation occasion with the museum. By preserving the original archive, we transformed it into In order to introduce the connection of multiple six classrooms. We respected the authentic shape, by levels of the Valentino, we decided to link the A expanding on the same general lines. As it derives, its C underground scene with the backyard by offering a envelope changes by decorticating its tenacious skin new interaction of outdoor leisure. revealing the skeleton.

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The old café remains. By peeling the envelope, we reveal the B magnificent structure lying beneath. To show its grandeur, we establish it as an entrance hall of the polytechnic of Valentino.

The panels move during the beginning of a work day giving a worm welcome to the polytechnic.

10:30 TAKE A COFFEE BREAK

By demolishing the excluding wall, we introduce a new type of fence that are based on giant plinths D that have a spacing of them in between. This fence gives the feeling of protection while allowing outside view. The entrance gate is the fence itself. The panels move during the beginning A ofnew a work café by the secondary entrance gives one’s ability day giving a worm welcome 12:30 to the polytechnic. E to appreciate the view of the polytechnic castle and park in a 360-degree motion. By removing the parking space from within and making an exit just outside of the Valentino ensures a continuous ‘entering’ experience. A new underground study room is added with a G underground yard providing enough natural light. F

12:30 HANG OUT AFTER LUNCH

Chi siyu; Geng Jia; Liu Ruijun; Vassiliou Timothy; Wang Jiadi; Xie Zhuolin

A new café by the secondary entrance gives one’s ability E to appreciate the view of the polytechnic castle and park in a 360-degree motion.

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a; Liu Ruijun; Vassiliou Timothy; Wang Jiadi; Xie Zhuolin 17:30 GO HOME AFTER SCHOOL


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Chinese opera is strongly popular since Tang Dynasty.Its performing form varies from a place to another.Shanxi province is where the Qing Qiang opera originated from.In order to develop traditional culture, I was nominated as one of the design partner in this Drama Theater Design theater project. The small square-shape site sits in the middle of a compact district. My idea is to design the theater not only for local traditional culture but also can adapt to Work type: individual, professional project Company:Beijing Institute of Architectural Design modern drama play. The form keeps an entity as a closed box from outside.However, the interior space is shaped with complex level and leave a contraversial impression for location: Taiyuan,Shanxi, China coustomers. Complete time: Oct. 2017

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INTRODUCTION& EYE VIEW CONTEXT ANALYSIS PERSPECTIVE SECTION TECHNICAL DRAWING INTERIOR& EXTERIOR VIEWS


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13th - 16th century 16th - 19th century

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office hotel site

CONCEPT The site locates at the crossrods of two main road of this district and its shape is a cube. This district is also a historic centre.

Considering that the project locates in a dense neighborhood and directly next to the streets, a sinking plaza is designed to increase the direct distance then extend the space.s

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Because the project locates near Guandi temple, we use the slop roof to keep the conherence of skyline. And the roof is shped by interior function.

Accordin.g to the sun orientation, a ball “lighting well” is set on the top of hall, in order to gather more nature light.

The design of façade is inspired by the curtain. The swinging corner wall implies the functions of the theater.

A shutter grille network is applied around the glass fasade,which uses the local timber material.And the gray tile roof is also the other representative element of local culture.

PATTERN ANALYSIS Select those most integret into hill and temple shape

Select the flow of surface and as the form of opening

Select the density ration and form entrance gate

Select thickness of shutter, the finest is the lightest

In order to realize this conplex roof , a structure system must be defined to fulfill basic model shape. As shows below, the structure ststem made by four layers: roof tile, iron bar net, timber supporting system and the load bearing column. By assumption we found the possibility to realize the concept.


SECTION A-A'

7150

25.500

OPEN GARDEN

5F

CONTROL ROOM

4F

11.800

3.800

±0.000

OFFICE

3F 2F

STAGE

LOUNGE

3.800 REVOLVING STAGE

DRESSING ROOM

-0.150

AUDIO-VISUAL CENTER

EQUIPMENT ROOM

5951

-2.000

PARKING LOT

-7.000

7000

10.000

4.900

DRESSING ROOM

1F

AUDITORIUM

3900

7.800

17.700

OFFICE

8000

3800 3800 4000

11.600

16.800

OFFICE

21.06°

3800

15.400

6F

7000

26550

3800

19.200

PARKING LOT

-7.000

7000

9300

27700


GROUND FLOOR PLAN

EXPLODE DIAGRAM

YANG SHI AVENUE

Roof Garden

GARAGE ENTRANCE

MAIN ENTRANCE

STAFF ENTRANCE

Practice Room

BUILDING LINE

Rehearsal Room HALL

LOUNGE ROOM OFFICE

3

TICKET OFFICE

FACILITY

4

COFFEE BAR

STORAGE

1

XING LONG STREET

HALL

AUDIO-VISUAL CENTER AND REHEARSAL ROOM

1

CLOTHING ROOM

STUFF ENTRANCE

4

2

STAGE PROPERTY

Rehearsal Room

Acustic inslutation roof

Meeting Room Office Toilet Office Storage Office Toilet Office Rest Hall

CLOTHING ROOM

2

Archives

Storage Clothing Storage Toilet Gym Property Storage Rehearsal Room

Control Room HALL

Catwalk

SOUTH ENTRANCE

Toilet

STUFF ENTRANCE

Stage

Auditorium Rest Hall

MIAO EAST STREET

CUSTOMER

LEGEND 1. MAKE UP ROOM 2.STAIR 3.TOILET 4.TECHNICAL ROOM

VIP ACTOR STUFF LINES STAIRS&ELEVATOR


EXTERIOR PLAZA

INTERIOR VIEW

Visual-Audio center gives free practical performance for customers . People standing outside can also enjoy the show through glass facade.

People sitting in the plaza can enjoy the play in audio-visual center.

The light from the horizontal window on the top can create a fancy feeling in the entrance hall.

Rest hall is wide and long enough to contain all customers during a break.People can chat, sit or enjoy the view outside.


Boluobei Railway Station Railway Station design

Work type: individual, professional project location: Huizhou, Guangdong Province, China Complete time: Oct. 2018 Area: 8000 sqm

Boluo North Station is an important transportation hub in Huizhou City. The project lasted 4 years (under construction till 2020) from survey to construction. During my internship, I was responsible for modifying the facade design and CAD floor plan based on customer feedback. And I am in charge of 3d modelling.


Shanghai Northern Station

Light Rail Station Design

Work type: individual, professional project location: Taizhou, Zhejiang province, China Complete time: Sep. 2016 Area: 4000 sqm I was responsible for shape design for two light rail station on viaduct. The first one sits on the side of road while the second one locates on the middle of avenue. So they have two different strategy and CAD plans.


Adaptive Tensegrity

a real-time moving structure that reconfigure all the time Work type: group, academic Tutor: Tyson Hosmer, David Reeves, Octavian Gheorghiu Group Member: Siyu Chi, Jiachen Lei, Meng-Yi Lin, Shiyu Kan Complete time: Sep. 2019 Level of the project: Master project

The future is unpredictable, the building nowadays could only responds to or integrates with the current situation. Once the condition changes, Most buildings cannot adapt to it and meet the end with deconstruction. The traditional building life cycle consists of five phases: planning and design, construction, operation, renovation and demolition. Since the demolition is regarded as a way to end non-proper architecture. Then here raise a question: IS IT POSSIBLE THAT ARCHITECTURE COULD PREPARE THE UNPREDICTABLE FUTURE ? Therefore, how to extend the life cycle and reduce the number of demolition and reconstruction also have considerable effects. The starting point of Adaptive Tensegrity is to rethink whether the traditional linear building life cycle could be changed through innovating structures, materials and design, and explore the possibilities of nonstop building life cycle which buildings are no longer difficult to change, but adapt autonomously with the change of environment, user requirements, etc. to achieve sustainability and conduct changing multiple conditions at the same time.


Innovation Of Building Life Cycle

Adaption & Reconfiguration

Design & Planning

Fabrication & Construction

Operation & Maintenance

Renovation & Reuse

Typology Research of Tensegrity

Design & Planning

Fabrication & Construction

Demolition

Operation & Maintenance

Operation & Maintenance

Traditional Linear Building Life Cycle

Nonstop Building Life Cycle

The Process of Dynamic Deformation

Original State

Deformed Process

Final State

The Generating Process The Translation Between Tetrahedron and Tensegrity

Connecting Strings

Dynamic

Expecting the freedom of change for applying to the requirements in the future Tolerance of Future: The flexibility of tensegrity with the application of robotics and machine learning maximizes the possibility of changing structures in the future.


Introduction of Machine Learning

Action

State & Reward

Environment

Agent

Output Selected Best Action

Reinforcement Learning An agent takes actions in an environment, which is interpreted into a reward and a representation of the state, which are fed back into the agent. And by repeating this process, the output performance would be better and better (till maximum). Reinforcement learning let the agent take suitable action to maximize reward in a particular situation, endowing the tensegrity structure with autonomy.

Period 3: State & Reward

Period 2: State & Reward

Action

Period 1: State & Reward

Environment

Agent

Gradually add difficulty to reach positive reward

Curriculum Learning A agent will learn much better when the examples are not randomly presented but organized in a meaningful order which illustrates gradually more concepts, and gradually more complex ones

Environment

...... Action

Action

Action

Action

State & Reward

State & Reward

State & Reward

State & Reward

Agent

Agent

Agent

......

Agent

Sharing Instantaneous Information eg. Reward/ Position/ Rotation/ Velocity/State

Multi-Agent Cooperation Cooperative agents share sensation, episodes and learning policies. This sharing speeds up learning at the cost of communication. Compare with independent agents, cooperative agents can signicantly perform efficiently although they may learn slowly in the beginning.

Single Agent - Self-Erecting Training Process

Triple Agent - Self-Erecting Training Process

Six Agent - Self-Erecting Training Process

Single Agent - Walking Training Process


Tensegrity Unit Learn To Walk To Target After Machine Learning

The agent moves randomly at first, but gradually learned to move. The performance is dramaticlly improved just After training a while Target : Move to Target

Lower Reward (minus)

Higher Reward (plus)

0

Then kinetic ability was trained by leting agent move towards single direction and penalty in opposite one. 10

1

2

float dot = Vector3. Dot(ProjectedVector(v, Vector3.up), Projected-

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Vector(d, Vector3.up). normalized); AddReward(dot * 0.01f); 12

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Get Punishment when getting far from target

13

float punish = prevDis-

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6

15

7

16

Getting Closer to Target

8

9

if (dist < distanceRecord) { AddReward(0.1f); distanceRecord = dist; }

17

18

Reach the target if (dist < 0.5f) { print("good"); SetReward(1f); Done(); }


Multi-Tensegrity structure Learn To Walk To Target After Machine Learning

Three Behavior Of Structure Learn To Reconfigure Itself Into Target Position

Machine Learning Data is Recorded in TensorBoard


Robotic Design

Version 1

Version 2-1

Version 2-2

Version 3-1

Version 3-2

Version 4

N20 DC Motor

L298N Motor Driver Redesign Head

Version 3 Robotic Rendering

Redesign Spool

Remove Pulley Accelerate Movement

29ga-370 DC Motor Increase Length of Rod Prevent Collision

Final Robotic Rendering

Change Motors


User interface People can design tensegrity house with this interface


Tetrahedron Generation and Transformation into Tensegrity

Designed Shape With Interface

Designed Shape

Tensegrity Architectural Elements Transformation


tensegrity shading for market

tensegrity open stage

tensegrity shading for open market

bird's eye view of massive tensegrity

tensegrity roof with lighting in stadium

bird's eye view of massive tensegrity in night


inner space of massive structure

the massive structure model

massive structure with black memberane

tensegrity with black membrane

tensegrity with white membrane

tensegrity column

the final robotic model


Other design work and installation collection

Overground station design

Bamboo installation, Yona Friedmanâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Manuals study

multi-commercial center design

Atelier mobile#5, Timber installation,"way to Paralup"


Other ACAD& Revit work collection

Signal Building of Xiahuayuan Northern Station Beijing to Zhangjiakou Railway

Electrical substation of Xiahuayuan Northern Station Beijing to Zhangjiakou Railway

Stadium construction drawing


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3x3 Cube cluster

Model Stack

Middle density

2x2 Cube cluster

High density

1 Cube

Pattern curve

Find pattern

Research of "Game of Life" Programming Architecture


Contact Email: siyu.chi.18@ucl.ac.uk hgdgill@gmail.com Tel. +44 07422526032

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Siyu Chi - Architecture Portfolio  

A UK based graduate from Bartlett School of Architecture of University College London, with an award of Distinction in M.Arch. Architectural...

Siyu Chi - Architecture Portfolio  

A UK based graduate from Bartlett School of Architecture of University College London, with an award of Distinction in M.Arch. Architectural...

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