About

The Center for Architecture and Situated Technologies (CAST) investigates the evolving relationship between emerging technologies and the built environment.

Research

Functionally Graded Textiles

This research intends to investigate the architectural and structural potential of helical auxetic yarns (HAY) as a component in new fiber reinforced composite materials and tensioned membranes.

Publications

Initiatives

Hida Workshop

The semi-annual Hida Workshop combines Japan’s traditional craftsmanship with current digital design techniques.

Courses