A Digitally Fabricated House for New Orleans

Dec 01, 2008

This report is a conceptual illustration of building construction with digital fabrication machinery. It demonstrates the purpose and potential of digital fabrication with structures fabricated of plywood. A method is prescribed and demonstrated to build a small structure in the form of a shotgun house for New Orleans. This report outlines a theory that all buildings can be produced with digital fabrication as highly precise products ready for new application and diverse styles.

Lawrence Sass (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Published & professionally reviewed by: 
The American Institute of Architects

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