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Volumes of which the tools by which they were generated, are not obvious.

Digital cities

Digital cities

Parametric Urban designs, generated through city scale parameters.

Parametric buildings

Parametric buildings

Volumes generated by scripting relations between design parameters. Relations are scripted using mathematical numbers and formulae. Associated terms are Algorithmic design, Architectural form finding.

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recently added projects

  • Maggies Cancer Caring Center
    Maggies Cancer Caring Center
    by Snøhetta
  • (Un)Plug
    (Un)Plug
    by R&Sie(n)
  • Passenger Clearance Building
    Passenger Clearance Building
    by Terry Farrell and Partners
  • Al Wakrah Stadium
    Al Wakrah Stadium
    by Zaha Hadid Architects
  • Art and Science Pavilions
    Art and Science Pavilions
    by Lab architecture studio

about free-D.nl

free-D.nl: the online documentation platform on non-orthogonal buildings. The motivation and relevance of the free-D project is based on the increasing degree of geometrical variation and complexity in non-orthogonal buildings worldwide.
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