//date_ september 2020
//location_ university of applied sciences, leipzig
//tools_ grasshopper, python, 3d-printing
>...Sputnik Series is an ensemble of additive-manufactured free-form node concepts for the realization of individual-amorphous spatial frameworks. Every design approach focuses an individual topic that is combination with additive-manufacturing techniques results in one-of-a-kind connector. Each free-form node is based on a python-script, which next to the generation of the geometry also makes statements about the structural behaviour through Finite-Element analysis and quantitatively evaluates the printing volume and printing duration.
//01_structural optimization by implementing ribbing structures
//02_minimizing of the printing duration by reducing the nodes volume
//03_formal exploration of complex structures by using computational design tools