Shell structure in brickwork

News overview

When choosing a topic for his thesis, Luk decided to select a topic within his field of interest. He decided to research how to calculate a shell structure using a plug-in, rhinoVault, for the 3D design software Rhinoceros. But it didn't stop there. The ultimate aim of the thesis was to actually build this structure in brick.

When we received the request in the autumn of 2013 to help him achieve this, we were only too happy to oblige. It was amazing to see the result of his test.

Luke has been writing a blog, detailing his progress: