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free-D has hundreds of buildings categorized by their shape and special features

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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

  • Yamunotri Noida
    Yamunotri Noida
    by ATKINS
  • The Living Bridge – Fjords and Parametric Form Finding
    The Living Bridge – Fjords and Parametric Form Finding
    by Aalborg University
  • Sprawling Tower
    Sprawling Tower
    by AMLGM
  • Central Business District
    Central Business District
    by UN Studio
  • Turkish Pavilion for Milano-Expo 2015
    Turkish Pavilion for Milano-Expo 2015
    by GOOA

about 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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