"Deep Surfaces" pursued the creation of a complex 3D tensile membrane system composed of steel wire and elastic fabric.
Leave the nails and screws behind? That was the idea behind "Rapid R&D to Rapid Assembly," which developed a snap-together approach to architecture.
With the help of a six-axis KUKA robot that sliced foam blocks into complex shapes, "Explicit Bricks" built a compression-only structure.
Focused more on exploration than on a final "product," "Nonlinear Systems Biology and Design" merged parametric design and biological networks.
"High-Tech Design, Low-Tech Construction" assembled a "habitat" out of zip ties and two types of laser-cut wood tiles, precisely arranged.