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urban coastal bathymetry

urban coastal bathymetry

FEMA recently released┬átheir updated flood maps – Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and there has been some visualizations that attempt to illustrate the what our cities will look like as a result of this rise. Zone maps are useful for policy making but flows on terrain is much more interesting than its boundary. To allow [...]

GIS data processing with python

GIS data processing with python

A tutorial on using Python to process data for GIS visualization.

a lesson on digital topography

a lesson on digital topography

A quite extensive lesson on how to bring publicly available data into 2d and 3d environments. UPDATED LESSON, MESH GENERATION WITH PYTHON SCRIPT!

urban metabolic morphologies

urban metabolic morphologies

A collection of urban morphology visualizations based on NASA JPL's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) data. It is part of a series of visualizations created for a research I'm working on - urban metabolic morphologies. Data processing done through Matlab, vector data is from the Openstreetmaps project, georeferencing done through QGIS.

psychrometrics with Matlab

psychrometrics with Matlab

Continuation of climate visualization tutorial with Matlab. This tutorial shows how to plot TMY3 weather data on psychrometric chart.

Ecophysiological Architecture

Ecophysiological Architecture

Morphology and physiology are two sides of the same coin. Here are selected projects from the studio I taught at CASE RPI, investigating the architectural potential of sustainable building building strategies inspired by eco-physiological mechanisms of animals.

parametric design workshop 2010

parametric design workshop 2010

Here are some of the images from a 5-week design workshop held by and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute School of Architecture and the Politecnico di Torino Faculty of Architecture II.

surface | skin | structure

surface | skin | structure

type : teaching | location : RPI, troy, ny | status : on going