SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS

The DFAB HOUSE innovation objects are part of ongoing research. Up until now the following scientific publications have been published.

General
Wangler, Timothy, Ena Lloret, Lex Reiter, Norman Hack, Fabio Gramazio, Matthias Kohler, Mathias Bernhard, et al. 2016. “Digital Concrete: Opportunities and Challenges.” In RILEM Technical Letters 1:67–75. Link

In Situ Fabricator & Mesh Mould
Agustí Juan, I., Müller, F., Hack, N., Wangler, T., and Habert G. 2017. “Potential Benefits of Digital Fabrication for Complex Structures: Environmental Assessment of a Robotically Fabricated Concrete Wall.” In Journal of Cleaner Production 154: 330–40. Link

Dörfler, K., Timothy, S., Giftthaler, M., Gramazio, F., Kohler, M., and Buchli, J. 2016. “Mobile Robotic Brickwork – Automation of a Discrete Robotic Fabrication Process Using an Autonomous Mobile Robot.” In Robotic Fabrication in Architecture, Art and Design 2016, edited by Dagmar Reinhardt, Rob Saunders, and Jane Burry, 204–17. Springer International Publishing. Link

Hack, N. et al. 2017. MESH MOULD: AN ON SITE, ROBOTICALLY FABRICATED, FUNCTIONAL FORMWORK. In High Performance Concrete and Concrete Innovation Conference, edited by Submitted 01.11 2016. Tromsø. Link

Kumar, N. et al. 2017. “Design, Development and Experimental Assessment of a Robotic End-Effector for Non-standard Concrete Applications.” In Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Singapore. Link

Timothy, S., Giftthaler, M., Dörfler, K., Kohler, M., and Buchli, J. 2016. “Autonomous Repositioning and Localization of an In Situ Fabricator.” In EEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Stockholm, 2016, 2852–58. Link

Smart Slab
Aghaei-Meibodi, M., Bernhard, M., Dillenburger B., and Jipa, A. 2017a. “The Smart Takes from the Strong.” In Fabricate 2017: Rethinking Design and Construction, 210–17 London: UCL Press. Link

Jipa, A., Bernhard, M., Dillenburger B., and Aghaei-Meibodi, M. 2016. “3D Printed Stay-in-Place Formwork for Topologically Optimised Concrete Slabs. TxA: Emerging Design and Technology 2016, San Antonio, Texas, submitted / to be published. Link

Ruffray, N. et al. 2017. Complex architectural elements from UHPFRC and 3D printed sandstone. In Proceedings of AFGC-ACI-fib-RILEM International Symposium on Ultra-High Performance Fibre-Reinforced Concrete (UHPFRC), 135–44. Montpellier, France. Link

Smart Dynamic Casting
Lloret Fritschi, E., Reiter,L., Wangler, T., Gramazio, F., Kohler, M., and Flatt, R.J. 2017. “Smart Dynamic Casting: – Slipforming with Flexible Formwork – Inline Measurement and Control.” In Proceedings of the Second Concrete Innovation Conference (CIC). Tromsø, Norway. Link

Schultheiss, M., Wangler, T.P., Reiter, L., and Flatt R.J. 2016. “Feedback Control of Smart Dynamic Casting through Formwork Friction Measurements.” In SCC 2016
– 8th International RILEM Symposium on Self-Compacting Concrete, 637–44. Washington, DC, USA. Link

Scotto, F., Lloret Fritschi, E., Gramazio, F., Kohler, M. and Flatt, R. J. 2018. “Adaptive Control System for Smart Dynamic Casting – Defining Fabrication-Informed Design Tools and Process Parameters in Digital Fabrication Processes.” In Learning, Adapting and Prototyping – Proceedings of the 23rd CAADRIA Conference – Volume 1, 255-264, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. Link