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Exploring Future Workflows with TEX-FAB

TEX-FAB, led by Brad Bell, Kevin Patrick McClellan, Andrew Vrana, and Kory Bieg, is changing the status quo in terms of digital design and fabrication. Scott Marble details how their new approach to workflows is the way of the future.

September 06, 2013

2013 TEX-FAB Finalists Announced

This week, TEX-FAB *Digital Fabrication Alliance, a nonprofit connecting design professionals, academics, and manufacturers interested in using digital technology to explore new industry relationships, announced the finalists of its 2013 competition, “SKIN.” Four proposals were selected to move on to the next round. The eventual winner will be built at full scale through TEX-FAB's fabrication partnership with ZAHNER. The winning design will then be exhibited at the next TEX-FAB conference.

July 18, 2013

Current Magazine Issue

March/April 2014

Our "Materials" issue details and critiques the highly anticipated Renzo Piano Pavilion at the Kimbell Art Museum, and features the materials-focused 12th Street Studios in Austin and Dietert Ranch in Real County. A "Digital Fabrication" section highlights projects that are shaping the field and pushing its boundaries.

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Magazine Articles

Self-Structuring Skin Members Only

by: Mic Patterson

Textured metal is proving its worth as a possible integrated building envelope option.

RENDERINGS BY DAVID HEATON. DRAWING BY CHRISTOPHER ROMANO AND NICK BRUSCIA
IN COLLABORATION WITH PHIL GUSMANO AND DAN VRANA.
ALL PHOTOS OF 3XLP COURTESY CHRISTOPHER ROMANO AND NICK BRUSCIA.
PHOTOS OF CARET 6 COURTESY KORY BIEG.
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... with TEX-FAB

by: Scott Marble

TEX-FAB led by Brad Bell, Kevin Patrick McClellan, Andrew Vrana, and Kory Bieg, is changing the status quo in terms of digital design and fabrication. Scott Marble details how their new approach to workflows is the way of the future.

Nicole Mlakar and Kory Bieg
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TEX-FAB Advances Digital Fabrication

by: Brad Bell

With advancements in parametric design technology and digital fabrication reshaping the way designers think and create, a group of educators from Texas architectural schools have organized to sponsor activities for local professionals and the academic community.

Andrew Vrana
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