Caitlin Mueller uses robotic 3-D printing to test architectural designs for non-standard elements, such as these culled tree limbs used to build a trellis. Photo: Alan Silfen

MIT’s Caitlin Mueller uses digital tools to link architecture, engineering

CAMBRIDGE, MA–Caitlin Mueller is an associate professor in the Building Technology Program at MIT, where she leads the Digital Structures research group. By Boston Real Estate Times Her goal is to employ machine learning to support the design process from both an architectural...
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A close-up shot of crinkle concrete. (Richard Barnes)

How Architects Are Making Concrete Walls Look Like Crumpled Paper

“We’re pushing the limits of what this material can do,” says a designer behind the Kennedy Center’s new building, describing its experimental concrete treatments. The Reach, the long-anticipated expansion of D.C.’s John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, opened to...
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