Conference Proceedings

Kontovourkis, O., 2017. Multi-objective design optimization and robotic fabrication towards sustainable construction - The example of a timber structure in actual scale. In A. Fioravanti, S. Cursi, S. Elahmar, S. Gargaro, G. Loffreda, G. Novembri, A. Trento, eds. Proceedings of the 35th Conference on Education in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe:  ShoCK! - Sharing Computational Knowledge! (Volume 2). Rome: Sapienza University of Rome, pp. 125-134





Kontovourkis, O. and Michael, P., 2017. A robotically-driven additive construction planning process using an ecological material. The introduction of 3D clay printing for large scale construction. In A.B. Spaeth and W. Jabi eds. Proceedings of the 5th eCAADe Regional International Symposium: The Virtual and the Physical. Between the representation of space and the making of space. Wales: Cardiff University, pp. 95-104






Kontovourkis, O. & Demartinou, E., 2017. Modular formwork system layout development and assembly in actual scale based on robotic technology. In F. Moreira da Silva, H. Bártolo, P. Bártolo, R. Almendra, F. Roseta, H.A. Almeida and A.C. Lemos eds. Challenges for Technology Innovation: An Agenda for the Future, Taylor & Francis Group, pp. 89–94






Michael, A., Kontovourkis, O. & Phocas, M.C., 2017. Architectural synergies: Participatory design and construction of a pavilion prototype. In M. Couceiro da Costa, F. Roseta, J.P. Lages and S. Couceiro da Costa eds. Architectural Research Addressing Societal Challenges, Taylor & Francis Group, pp. 1031-1038




 
 
Kontovourkis, O., Konatzii, P., 2016. Optimization Process Towards Robotic Manufacturing in Actual Scale - The Implementation of Genetic Algorithms in the Robotic Construction of Modular Formwork Systems. In A. Herneoja, T. Österlund and P. Markkanen, eds. Proceedings of the 34th Conference on Education in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe:  Complexity & Simplicity (Volume 1). Oulu: University of Oulu, pp. 169-178






Kontovourkis, O., Dimitriou, I., Chatzimanolis, K.P., Stylianou, M., Michael, P., Gregoriou, S., 2016. Development of physical control and virtual navigation mechanisms to enhance active collaboration between architects and clients in a reactive digital space. Proceedings of the 4th eCAADe Regional International Workshop: Between computational models and performative capacities. Novi Sad: University of Novi Sad, pp. 40-49






Kontovourkis, O., Michael, A., Alexandrou, K., Vassiliades, K., 2015. Lighting performance simulation and adaptive control of an advanced building skin based on human behaviour inputs. Proceedings of the 10th Conference on Advanced Building Skins. Munich: Economic Forum, pp. 1340-1349






Michael, A., Kontovourkis, O., Kalogirou, S., Gregoriou, S., 2015. Integration of a lightweight plug-in adaptive envelope to maximize performance of natural lighting of existing buildings. Proceedings of the 10th Conference on Advanced Building Skins. Munich: Economic Forum, pp. 1360-1369






Kontovourkis, O., Tryfonos, G., 2015. Robotic Fabrication of Tensile Mesh Structures and Real Time Response. The Development and Simulation of a Custom-Made End Effector Tool. Ιn: B. Martens, G. Wurzer, T. Grasl, W. E. Lorenz, R. Schaffranek, eds. Proceedings of the 33th Conference on Education in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe: Real Time - Extending the Reach of Computation (Volume 2). Wien: Technical University of Wien, pp. 389-398.





Kontovourkis, O., Tryfonos, G., 2015. An additive robotic fabrication methodology for tensile mesh structures development. Proceedings of the International Association of Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) 2015 Annual Symposium on Future Visions. Amsterdam, The Netherlands [11 p.]






Kontovourkis, O., Konatzii, P., 2015. A robotically driven methodology for the construction of an adaptive modular system. Proceedings of the International Association of Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) 2015 Annual Symposium on Future Visions. Amsterdam, The Netherlands [11 p.]






Kontovourkis, O., Phocas, M.C., Christoforou, E. G., Konatzii, P., 2014. Informed design strategy for the development of a reconfigurable modular structure. In: M. Voyatzaki, ed. Proceedings of the ENHSA International Conference What’s the matter: Materiality and Materialism at the Age of Computation. Barcelona: COAC, ETSAB, ETSAV, pp. 753-767 [15 p.]






Kontovourkis, O., Tryfonos, G., 2014. Physical input-driven offline robotic simulation through a feedback loop process. Ιn: E. M. Thompson, ed. Proceedings of the 32th Conference on Education in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe: Fusion - Data Integration at its best (Volume 1). Newcastle upon Tyne: Northumbria University, pp. 411-421 [11 p.]






Kontovourkis, O., Anagiotou, D., 2014. Integrative Pedestrian Modelling Techniques based on Virtual Force Fields: Analysis, Generation and Evaluation in Public Open Spaces. Ιn: E. M. Thompson, ed. Proceedings of the 32th Conference on Education in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe: Fusion - Data Integration at its best (Volume 1). Newcastle upon Tyne: Northumbria University, pp. 153-163 [11 p.]






Phocas, M.C., Kontovourkis, O., Alexandrou, K., 2014. Structural and construction design of a cable bending-active structure. In: N. Te Temmerman & C. A. Brebbia, eds. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Mobile, Adaptable and Rapidly Assembled Structures: MARAS 2014. Ostend: Wessex Institute of Technology& Vrije Universiteit Brussel, pp. 59-70 [12 p.]






Kontovourkis, O., 2013. Physical data computing in adaptive design process. In: M. Asefi, ed. Proceeding of the International Conference on Adaptation and Movement in Architecture: ICAMA 2013. Toronto: Ryerson University, pp. 463-475 [13 p.]






Phocas, M.C., Kontovourkis, O., Alexandrou, K., 2013. Design of a Controlled Cable Bending-Active Structure’, In: M. Asefi, ed. Proceeding of the International Conference on Adaptation and Movement in Architecture: ICAMA 2013. Toronto: Ryerson University, pp. 237-249 [13 p.]






Michael, A., Kontovourkis, O., 2013. Innovative in environmental-based architectural education through digital experimentation and construction workshop. In: M. Voyatzaki, ed. Proceedings of the ENHSA International Conference Architectural Education in the Reality of the Ideal: Environmental design for innovation in the post-crisis world. Naples, pp. 669-678 [10 p.].






Kontovourkis, O., Phocas, M.C., Tryfonos, G., 2013. Adaptive Prototyping Process as Mechanism Towards a Holistic Architectural Design. Ιn: M. Stacey, ed. Prototyping Architecture: The Conference Papers, Building Centre Trust, pp. 92-105 [14 p.]






Kontovourkis, O., 2012. Virtual Forces in Design and Fabrication Process: Assembly and Construction of Physical Prototypes. Ιn: H. Achten, J. Pavlicek, J. Hulin, D. Matejdan, eds. Proceedings of the 30th Conference on Education in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe: Digital Physicality | Physical Digitality (Volume 2), ISBN 978-9-4912070-3-7. Prague: Czech Technical University in Prague, pp. 133-141 [9 p.]






Kontovourkis, O., 2011. Pedestrian Modelling and Circulation Diagrams in Three-Dimensional Built Environment. In: I.V. Kabashkin, I. V. Yatskin, eds. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference ‘Reliability and Statistics in Transportation and Communication’ (RelStat’ 11), (DVD), 19-22 October 2011, Riga: Transportation and Telecommunication Institute, p. 419-427. ISBN 978-9984-818-46-7 [9 p.]






Phocas, M.C., Kontovourkis, O., Matheou, M., 2011. Integrated Design of a Kinetic Prototype Structure. A Case Study. In: F. Stacey, M. Stacey, eds. Proceedings of the Adaptive Architecture: An International Conference at the Building Centre (DVD). London: Building Centre Trust and the University of Nottingham [13 p.]






Kontovourkis, O., 2010. Computer-generated circulation diagrams in macro-scale design investigation. In: G. Schmitt, L. Hovestadt, L. Van Gool, F. Bosché, R. Burkhard, S. Coleman, J. Halatsch, M. Hansmeyer, S. Konsorski-Lang, A. Kunze and M. Sehmi-Luck, ed. Proceedings of the 28th Conference on Education in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe: Future Cities. Zurich: ETH Zurich and vdf Hochschulverlag AG an der ETH Zürich, pp. 623-632 [10 p.]





Kontovourkis, O. and Economides, D., 2010. Limitations and potentials of fabrication machinery: the example of a free-form design. In: M. Voyatzaki, ed. Proceedings of the File to Factory (F2F) Conference: The Design and Fabrication of Innovative forms in a Continuum. Thessaloniki: Charis Ltd, pp. 121-132 [12 p.]





Kontovourkis, O. and Economides, D., 2009. Establishing a digital fabrication laboratory and integrating it with architectural design. In: C. Spiridonidis and M. Voyatzaki, ed. Proceedings of the ENHSA/EAAE Conference: Architectural Design and Construction Education Experimentation towards integration. Thessaloniki: Art Of Text SA, pp. 77-88 [12 p.]