Arturo Tedeschi

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Arturo Tedeschi (born 24 April 1979) is an Italian architect, computational designer and writer. He's the founder and creative director of the architecture practice and design consulting A>T which promotes a new kind of algorithmic-based design.[1] His design approach includes techniques such as Algorithms-Aided Design (AAD), CNC milling, robotic milling, 3D printing,[2] artificial intelligence, virtual reality.[3]

Biography[edit]

Arturo Tedeschi started his career in 2004, combining professional practice in Italy with a personal research on algorithms-aided design, focusing on relationships between architecture and emerging technologies. In 2010 he published Architettura Parametrica,[4] a technical book on computational design translated into English as Parametric Architecture with Grasshopper.[5] In the same year he worked at Zaha Hadid Architects in London. in 2011 he founds the office A>T starting an intense activity both as a designer and consultant for leading firms and industries (architecture, furniture, fashion, shoes, automotive). Among his projects: NU:S Installation at Chiostro Del Bramante (Roma, 2012),[6] Parametric Shoes (Roma, 2012) a project that pushed the boundaries of 3D printing applied to fashion design,[7] The CloudBridge (2013),[8][9] Ilabo Shoes with Ross Lovegrove (Milano, 2015),[10] In-Formation with Ross Lovegrove (Koln, 2017), Needle Watch (2017),[11] Transmission at Victoria and Albert Museum with Ross Lovegrove (London, 2017),[12] Fessura wall system (Milano, 2017),[13] Alcantara Corner Lounges for Audi with Lovegrove and Colombo (Milano, 2017),[14] Oyster Chair (Milano, 2018).[15] In 2014 he published AAD Algorithms-Aided Design[16], a reference book on algorithmic modelling based on the Grasshopper platform.

Teaching[edit]

Since 2011 Arturo Tedeschi has been an invited lecturer at universities and conferences worldwide. He taught and lectured at Architectural Association School of Architecture in London,[17] ISCTE-IUL Lisbon, IUAV Venezia, University of Arkansas Rome Center. He's currently a consultant and lecturer at Politecnico di Milano.

Writings[edit]

  • 2014 AAD Algorithms-Aided Design, Parametric Strategies using Grasshopper, Edizioni Le Penseur, ISBN 978-88-95315-30-0
  • 2011 Parametric Architecture with Grasshopper, Edizioni Le Penseur, ISBN 978-88-95315-10-2
  • 2010 Architettura Parametrica – Introduzione a Grasshopper (II edizione italiana), Edizioni Le Penseur, ISBN 978-88-95315-08-9
  • 2010 Architettura Parametrica – Introduzione a Grasshopper (I edizione italiana), Edizioni Le Penseur, ISBN 978-88-95315-04-1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "This Cloud-Like Bridge Was Created With an Algorithm". WIRED. Retrieved 2018-08-29.
  2. ^ "Hadid and Van Berkel create 3D-printed United Nude shoes". Dezeen. 2015-04-13. Retrieved 2018-08-29.
  3. ^ "Furniture Design Meets Virtual Reality With OYSTER Chair". VRFocus. Retrieved 2018-08-29.
  4. ^ Tedeschi, Arturo (2010). Architettura parametrica. Introduzione a Grasshopper (in Italian). Le Penseur. ISBN 9788895315041.
  5. ^ Tedeschi, Arturo (2011). Parametric Architecture with Grasshopper: Primer. Le Penseur. ISBN 9788895315102.
  6. ^ "Il Nautilus prende casa in af(phi)tto a Roma". Archilovers. Retrieved 2018-08-29.
  7. ^ "FORMAKERS – FM Interviews / Arturo Tedeschi". www.formakers.eu (in Italian). Retrieved 2018-08-29.
  8. ^ "A>T Designs Parametric "Cloudbridge"". ArchDaily. 2013-11-06. Retrieved 2018-08-29.
  9. ^ "presS/Tletter". presS/Tletter (in Italian). Retrieved 2018-09-29.
  10. ^ "Manifattura additiva: la calzatura di Ross Lovegrove tra architettura e moda". Architetto.info (in Italian). 2016-10-19. Retrieved 2018-08-29.
  11. ^ "Parametric Needle Watch by Arturo Tedeschi Looks Designed by Humans – 3D Printing Media Network". 3D Printing Media Network. 2017-05-02. Retrieved 2018-08-29.
  12. ^ "Ross Lovegrove installs 21-metre-long fabric snake in V&A tapestry room". Dezeen. 2017-09-16. Retrieved 2018-08-29.
  13. ^ "Arturo Tedeschi". YourStory. Retrieved 2018-08-29.
  14. ^ "Alcantara Corner Lounges – Interni Magazine". Interni Magazine (in Italian). 2017-03-23. Retrieved 2018-08-29.
  15. ^ "Virtually Sculpted Chairs : the oyster chair". TrendHunter.com. Retrieved 2018-08-29.
  16. ^ Tedeschi, Arturo; Andreani, Stefano (2014). AAD Algorithms-aided Design: Parametric Strategies Using Grasshopper. Le Penseur Publisher. ISBN 9788895315300.
  17. ^ "Rome – AA Visiting Schools". www.aaschool.ac.uk. Retrieved 2018-08-29.

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