I iAtelier Residence for Experimentation

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Foto de familiar, con los alumnos de la I residencia de Experimentación con fabricación digital con EXarchitects y FABdeFAB durante iAtelier para Fundesarte y EOI

I iAtelier Residence for Experimentation

During the week of October 19-23, 2020 the I iAtelier Experimentation Residency took place. The residency, organized by the teams of EXarchitects and Fábrica de Fabricantes for Fundesarte and EOI.

For a week, 10 artisans, designers, artists, or architects, investigated how to apply the different techniques of digital fabrication to their craft projects. Now for a while, they will continue working from their workshops until the realization of the ”II residency” also in the space of EXarchitects.

It has been a pleasure to learn processes that were totally new to us on how to work with different materials. Experimenting with the different residents on how to implement digital fabrication techniques to their processes has been a very exciting challenge.

Los proyectos seleccionados para la I Residencia de Experimentación iAtelier fueron:

    • Digital Threads: a project inspired by the loom as a tool for creation. In which Kelly Begiazi’s knowledge in wood and 3D design is combined with Mariana Piñar’s textile manufacturing skills.


    • Delta (Δ): proposes a construction system based on deltahedra that can play with different scales. This project combines the modeling experience of María Camba and the programming skills of Miguel Ángel Hervás.


    • Packaging DPO: aims to update the way to face the future of the Spanish ceramic tradition with new techniques, design and production processes using 3D printing technology. The combination of knowledge on ceramics and fused glass of Marina Valls and Tiziana Chiara respectively, together with the visual representation and 3D design skills of Antonio Domínguez, constitute an interesting project to develop.


    • Parenchyma: project focused on the creation of accessories or jewelry pieces through three-dimensional polyhedral structures. Marta Alaminos and Chama Navarro will share their manual skills to work with different materials and their knowledge of digital drawing programs.


    • Prototyping of flexible molds for the realization of felt forming: with this project, Yolanda Sanchez aims to use new 3D printing technologies to learn about the possibilities they offer in the handling of this material. In addition to its possible applications in the fashion industry, modular architectural interior design and furniture.