Architecture Research Lab

About ARL News
Architecture Research Lab works to take full advantage of the spectrum of digital and physical tools available for rigorous evaluation and elegant manipulation of a building project throughout the design process.
02.13.2014 - Thesis at UC Berkeley
07.24.2013 - Workshop and Keynote at AIAS Conference in DC

Housing Agency System [HAS]
Housing Agency System [HAS]

Housing Agency System (HAS): Multi-Criteria Satisficing & Mass-Customization of Homes is an article describing a generative design system for the design of single family homes.

History of BIM
History of BIM

A brief history of Building Information Modeling, the software that has disrupted traditional methods of representation and collaboration in architecture.

Adaptive Construction Systems
Adaptive Construction Systems

The boundary between temporary and permanent has always been a subject of inquiry for architects. Temporary building systems are often thought of as sub-par, while closer examination shows that all architecture is temporary

[MODO]city
[MODO]city

Multi-Objective Design Optimization city is a proposal for an evolutionary master plan organizing the growth for a ultra high density urban village, near Chengdu, China. Completed for the first annual Vertical Cities Asia…

Hutong Tower
Hutong Tower

The circulation in a typical skyscraper through an elevator that is closed off on all sides, reveals little to an occupant of a building concerning the activity taking place within.