matsys – Shellstar Pavilion

Project location: Hong Kong
Project year: 2012
Objective: Reverse engineering & animation of form finding process



Form Finding

_01 Polygon from singe point


_02 Base mesh

_03 Mesh subdivision + generation of hexagonal mesh edges

_04 Catenary physical simulation to obtain form

_05 Hexagonal panelisation

_06 Perforations incorporated – sized based on height of panel




Computational Design // IaaC, Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia
Developed at Master in Advanced Architecture in 2018 by:
Student: Vien Nguyen
Faculty:  Rodrigo Aguirre, David Andres Leon
Assistant: Daniil Koshelyuk