free-D.nl is the place to share & find free form architecture, facades & theory
free-D has hundreds of buildings categorized by their shape and special features
on each portal you find a gallery of new projects you can browse through
icons are highlighted for the active project to indicate its shape and features
the active project is directly marked on the free-D world map
click on a project to find out more about it: more images, video, texts & comments
if you are looking for a specific project, you can simply use the search...
...or click on an icon to filter all the projects with that shape or feature
whatever free form you are looking for, you'll find it here, on free-D.nl
Voxelated building volumes are created by repetitive addition or subtraction of a polyhedron.
The impression of a sliced building volume is created by a repetition of balconies, louvers or other protruding elements, which give the volume a fluently Curving appearance.
Building Volumes that can rotate as a whole, or in part (s). At least one floor can rotate.
A cluster is a group of buildings that voice or share the same primitives and / or were transformed by the same tools.
Building facades featuring vegetation.
Building facades featuring special effects or media on installation of lights, mainly led, fluorescent and/or dichroic glass.
Wind energizers tunnel an accelerated wind flow to activate generators. They usually have a closed climate system and smooth facades to ease windflow.
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.