Design Concept

Lloyd’s Algorithm, also known as Voronoi iteration, is an algorithm for finding evenly spaced sets of points in subsets of Euclidean spaces and partitions of these subsets into well-shaped and uniformly sized convex cells. Like the closely related K- means clustering algorithm, it repeatedly finds the centroid of each set in the partition and then re-partitions the inputs according to which of these centroids is closest. In this setting, the mean operation is an integral over a region of space, and the nearest centroid operation result in voronoi diagrams.

The mushroom slab construction consists of a beamless reinforced concrete floor construction and roof supported by columns with widely flaring heads having horizontal rings of reinforcement to support the floor slab and roof.

Design Development

Design Iteration

Psuedo Code

Design Script





Oyster Canopy  is a project of the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia developed at Master in Advanced Architecture in 2020/2021 by:
Student: Chirag Shah
Faculty: Rodrigo Aguirre | Faculty Assistant: Ashkan Foroughi