Publications

2020

Fricker, P., Kotnik, T., Borg, K.: Computational Design Pedagogcy for the Cognitive Age. Proceedings of the 37th eCAADe Conference, TU Berlin

 

Han, Y., Kotnik, T.: A Tomographic Computation of Spatial Dynamics. Proceedings of the 37th eCAADe Conference, TU Berlin

 

Bacınoğlu, S.Z., Kotnik, T.: One Hundred Years of Folding, The Journal of Architecture, submitted

 

Wang, S, Kotnik, T.: The Art of Structural Relation: Kazuro Shinohara´s Relational ´Strong Structure´Design Thinking. Architectural Science Review, submitted.

 

Gulay, E., Kotnik, T.: Exploring a Feedback-Oriented Design Process Through Curved Folding. NordiCHI 2020 Conference, Tallinn, Estonia, submitted.

2019

Lehtola, J., Tajhya, P., Tallavaara, O., Pellicer, A., Mohite, A., Kiviluoma, P. & Kuosmanen, P.:  Multi-material mixer and extruder for 3D printing, in Proceedings of the 4th Baltic Mechatronics Symposium . Aalto University, School of Engineering, Baltic Mechatronics Symposium, Tallinn, Estonia, 25/04/2019.

 

Mohite, A., Kochneva, M., Kotnik, T.: Speed of deposition: vehicle for structural and aesthetic expression in CAM, Proceedings of the 36th eCAADe Conference, Porto University, 729-738

 

Kotnik, T.: Architecture as Science of Structures, in Leopold, C. , Robeller, Ch., Weber, U. (eds): Research Culture in Architecture:  Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration, Birkhäuser, 2019, in print

 

Fricker, P., Piskorec, L., Kotnik, T.: Structuralism: Patterns of Interaction Computational design thinking across scales, Journal of Digital Landscape Architecture, Vol 4, 239-247

 

Kotnik, T., Fricker, P., Piskorec, L., Borg, K.: Structuralism – Patterns of Interaction, ARK Finnish Architectural Review, No. 2 (2019), 14-18

 

Bacınoğlu, S.Z., Piskorec, L., Kotnik, T.: CURVED.IT – A design tool to integrate making with curved folding into digital design process, ITU AZ Journal, 11-27

 

Tsiptsis, I.N., Liimateinen, L., Kotnik, T., Niiranen, J.: Structural Optimisation Employing Isogeometric Tools In Particle Swarm Optimiser, Journal of Building Engineering, No 24 (2019),  1-12

 

Fotouhi, F., Hudert, M., Kayo, G., Kotnik, T.: Flex Shell: Modular and Self-Supporting Building Envelopes Made of Wood, Proceedings of the International Conference on Structure and Architecture, Lisbon, Portugal

2018

Piskorec, L., Jenny, D., Parasco, S., Mayer, H., Gramazio, F. & Kohler, M.: ‘The Brick Labyrinth’, Paper presented at Robotic Fabrication in Architecture, Art, and Design, Zurich, Switzerland, 10/09/2018 – 14/09/2018.

Piskorec, L., Jenny, D., Ercan, S., Kasap, O., Ilman, L., Gunduz, G. & Bingöl, K.: ‘NOPA: Non-Orthogonal Planar Assemblies, International Summer School at Istanbul Bilgi University’Arredamento Mimarlik, vol. 2018, no. 1, pp. 106-111.

Aleni, A.H., Ituarte, I.F., Mohite, A., St-Pierre, L. & Partanen, J.: ‘Comparing stiffness of solid and scaffold nano-TiO2 structures produced by material extrusion method’Ceramics International, vol. 44, no. 2, pp. 2231-2239.

Mohite, A & Kochneva, M.: Surface Ornamentation as By-product of Digital Fabrication, in K Sikora (ed.), Shapes of logic : everything can be automated. pp. 31-40, Shapes of Logic, Wroclaw, Poland, 26/05/2017.

Mohite, A., Kochneva, M., Kotnik, T.: Material agency in CAM of undesignable textural effects, Proceedings of the 36th eCAADe Conference, Lodz, Poland

 

Hudert, M., Scholte-Wassink, J., Kotnik, T.: Interlocking Particle Structures: Design and Fabrication of a Medium Scale Demonstrator, Proceeding of the IASS 2018 Conference, MIT, Boston

 

Mohite, A., Kochneva, M., Kotnik, T.: The Making of Undesignable Textural Effects, Dialectic, Vol 4, 86-93

2017

Piskorec, L., Helmreich, M., Medina, J., Odaglia, P., DellEndice, A. & Mayer, H.: House 4178: Relocation and assembly of the robotic pavilion to the Old Botanical Garden in Zürich, 2017, Architecture.

Mohite, A. & Kochneva, M.: ‘Surface Ornamentation as By-product of Digital Fabrication’, 2017, Paper presented at Shapes of Logic, Wroclaw, Poland, 26/05/2017 – 28/05/2017.

Mohite, A & Kochneva, M, Informed matter (3D design), 2017, Digital or Visual Products, Erfurt.

 

Mohite, A., Kochneva, M., Kotnik, T.: Surface Ornamentation as By-product of Digital Fabrication, Proceeding of the Acadia 2017 Conference, Boston, USA, 204-209

 

Kotnik, T.: Livio Vacchini and the Problem of the Corner, Proceeding of the IASS 2017 Conference, HafenCity University, Hamburg

 

Cao, T., Schwartz, J., Kotnik, T.: The global equilibrium of hypar-combined freeform surfaces based on the method of graphic statics, Proceeding of the IASS 2017 Conference, HafenCity University, Hamburg

 

Hudert, M., Kotnik, T.: Digital Fabrication and Tectonic Space in Interlocking Structures, Proceeding of the IASS 2017 Conference, HafenCity University, Hamburg

 

Kotnik, T.: Polyvalent Porosity: Geometric Diagrams of Energy Flow, in García-Germán, J. (ed.): Thermodynamic Interactions: An Exploration Into Material, Physiological and Territorial Atmospheres, Actar, 115-122

 

Miadragovič Vella, I., Kotnik, T.: Stereotomy as Material Systems, Proceedings of the 35th eCAADe Conference, Sapienza University of Rome

 

Miadragovič Vella, I., Kotnik, T.: Contemporary Stereotomic Trait: an Opportunity for the Development of the Volumetric Digital Architecture, Proceedings of the 35th eCAADe Conference, Sapienza University of Rome

 

Kotnik, T.: On the Role of Geometry in Formal Design, Architectural Research in Finland, Vol. 1, No. 1, 38-47

2016

Flores Ituarte, I., Huotilainen, E., Mohite, A, Chekurov, S, Salmi, M, Helle, J, Wang, M, Kukko, K, Björkstrand, R, Tuomi, J & Partanen, J.: 3D printing and applications: Academic research through case studies in Finland in NordDesign 2016 – Engineering Design society. vol. 2, pp. 32-41, NordDesign Conference, Espoo, Finland, 27/08/2014.

Kotnik, T.: Form – Force: Formal Diagrams in Bögle A. & Sörensen, Ch. (eds.): Passion for Built Environment, Perspectives in Metropolitan Research II, 88-97

 

Kotnik, T.: Structural Design: A Systemic Approach, in Herneoja, A., Österlund, T. & Markkanen, P (eds.): Complexity & Simplicity – Proceedings of the 34th eCAADe Conference – Volume 1, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland, 22-26 August 2016, 43-50

 

Mohite, A., Kotnik, T.: Model Translations, in Herneoja, A., Österlund, T. & Markkanen, P (eds.): Complexity & Simplicity – Proceedings of the 34th eCAADe Conference – Volume 1, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland, 22-26 August 2016, 561-570

 

Miadragovič Vella, I., Kotnik, T.: Geometric Versatility of Abeille Vault: A Stereotomic Interlocking Assembly, in Herneoja, A., Österlund, T. & Markkanen, P (eds.): Complexity & Simplicity – Proceedings of the 34th eCAADe Conference – Volume 2, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland, 22-26 August 2016, 391-397

2015

Helm, V., Willmann, J., Thoma, A., Piskorec, L., Hack, N., Gramazio, F. & Kohler, M.: ‘Iridescence Print: Robotically Printed Lightweight Mesh Structures’3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 117-122. https://doi.org/10.1089/3dp.2015.0018

Kotnik, T.: Structural design as an active input for the design, in Kruh: Texts about architecture 2014-2015: Swiss – Czech inspirations, 76-86

 

Felkner, J., Chatzi, E., Kotnik, T.: Interactive truss design using particle swarm optimization and NURBS curves, Journal of Building Engineering, Vol 4, 60-74

2014

Piskorec, L., Søndergaard, A., Oded, A. & Eversmann, P.: ‘Topology Optimization and Robotic Fabrication of Advanced Timber Space-Frame Structures’, Paper presented at Robotic Fabrication in Architecture, Art and Design, Sydney, Australia, 14/03/2016 – 19/03/2016 pp. 190-203.

Piskorec, L., Dörfler, K. & Ernst, S.: 2014, ‘Remote Material Deposition: Exploration of Reciprocal Digital and Material Computational Capacities’, Paper presented at What’s the Matter, Barcelona, Spain, 04/09/2014 – 06/09/2014 pp. 361-377.

Piskorec, L.: Remote Material Deposition’SPACE, no. 562, pp. 65.

Alaçam, S., Kotnik, T., Çağdaş, G.: Exploring the effects of bodily experience on the generation of spatial ideas by architecture students: a case study, Proceedings of International Conference on Human Behaviour in Design, Ascona, Switzerland

 

Kotnik, T.: … there is geometry in architecture, in Filz, G.H.,  Maleczek, R., Scheiber, Ch. (eds.):  Form – Rule | Rule – Form 2013, Innsbruck University Press, 35-43

2013

Kotnik, T., D’Acunto, P.: Operative Diagramatology: Structural Folding for Architectural Design, Proceedings of the Design Modeling Symposium, Berlin, Springer, 193-203

 

Schrems, M., Kotnik, T.: Statically motivated form finding based on 3D graphical statics, CAADRIA 2013, Singapore, 843-852

 

Rinke, M., Kotnik, T.: From construct to type – the transformation of constituents in the development of trusses, Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Structures and Architecture, Guimaraes, Portugal, 1947-1954

 

Borgonovi e Silva, L., Kotnik, T.: Confrontation between building and ground: notions of force and gravity in the work of João Vilanova Artigas, Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Structures and Architecture, Guimaraes, Portugal, 1836-1843

 

Schrems, M., Kotnik, T.: On the Extension of Graphic Statics into the Third Dimension, Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Structures and Architecture, Guimaraes, Portugal, 1736-1742

 

Felkner, J., Kotnik, T., Chatzi, E.: Architectural feedback in the structural optimization process, Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Structures and Architecture, Guimaraes, Portugal, 676-684

 

Schrems, M., Kotnik, T.: Zur Erweiterung der Grafischen Statik in die 3. Dimension, Bautechnik, 354-358

 

Felkner, J., Chatzi, E., Kotnik, T.: Interactive Particle Swarm Optimization for Architectural Design of Truss Structures, IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence, Singapore

 

Kotnik, T.: Heinz Isler: Eisversuche, Archithese, 3.2013, 44-47

 

Fleischmann, M., Kotnik, T., Teuffel, P., Henn, G.: Ultra-lightweight Space frame Structures based on minimal path computation, [Re]Thinking Lightweight Structures, TENSINET Symposium 2013, Istanbul, 129-139

 

D’Acunto, P., Kotnik, T.: AA/ETH-Pavilion, [Re]Thinking Lightweight Structures, TENSINET Symposium 2013, Istanbul, 99-108

 

Kotnik, T.: Geometry of the Body, Proceedings of the Symposium Future Traditions, University of Porto, 51-62

2012

Rinke, M., Kotnik, T.: Der entfesselte Baustoff: Zur Rezeption des frühen Eisenbetons und seiner Konstruktionsspezifik , Beton- und Stahlbetonbau, 107, Nr. 9, 635-644

 

Grasser, G., Kotnik, T.: Digitale Entwurfstechniken für architektonische Anwendungen aus Textilbeton, Tudalit, No.7, 10

 

Kotnik, T.: Investigations Into Digital Architectural Design, Space Magazine, No. 536, 76-87

 

Kotnik, T., Weinstock, M.: Material, Form and Force, AD Architectural Design, Vol. 82, No.2, 104-111

 

Kotnik, T., Schwartz, J.: Schöpferischer Konstrukteur: Über das Entwerfen einer Brücke, Vögele Kultur Bulletin, Nr.93, 16-19

2011

Kohlhammer, T., Kotnik, T.: Discrete Analysis – A Method to determine the Internal Forces of Lattices, Proceedings of the IABSE-IASS Symposium 2011, London, UK

 

Lachauer, L., Kotnik, T.: Designing Curved Bridges, Proceedings of the Design Modeling Symposium, Berlin, Springer, 145-152

 

Bahr, M., Kotnik, T.: Strut and Tie Networks – An Approach to Numerical Curved Stress Fields, Proceedings of the IABSE-IASS Symposium 2011, London, UK

 

Lachauer, L., Jungjohann, H., Kotnik, T.: Interactive Parametric Tools for Structural Design, Proceedings of the IABSE-IASS Symposium 2011, London, UK

 

Kotnik, T., Schwartz, J.: The Architecture of Heinz Isler, Journal of the IASS, Vol 52, No 3, 185-190

 

Kotnik, T.: Algorithmic Design: Structuralism reloaded?, in Valena, T., Avermaete, T., Vrachliotis, G. (eds.): Structuralism Reloaded?: Rule-Based Design in Architecture & Urbanism, Edition Axel Menges, 327-335

 

Kohlhammer, T., Kotnik, T.: Systemic behavior of plane reciprocal frame structure systems, Structural Engineering International, Vol.21, No.1, 81-86

 

2010

Doumpioti, C., Kotnik, T.: Performative explorations in architectural design, Urban Flux, No.5, 31-34

           

Kotnik, T.: Experiment as design method: On the possibility of the integration of the methodology of the natural sciences in architecture, in Moravansky, A. & Kirchengast, A. (eds.): Experiments in Architecture, Jowis, 24-53

 

Rinke, M., Kotnik, T.: The changing concept of truss design caused by the influence of Science, Proceedings of the First International Conference on Structures and Architecture, Guimaraes, Portugal, Taylor & Francis, 1959-1967

 

Bahr, M., Kotnik, T.: Membrane Surfaces, Proceedings of International Symposia of the IASS, Shanghai 2010, China Architecture & Building Press, 206-07

 

Lachauer, L., Kotnik, T.: Geometry of Structural Form, Proceedings of Advances in Architectural Geometry, Springer, 193-203

 

Kotnik, T.: Digital Architectural Design as Exploration of Computable Functions, International Journal of Architectural Computing, Vol.8, No.1, 1-16

 

Schwartz, J., Kotnik, T.: Transparenz, Stringenz und Leichtigkeit: Eleganz im Brückenbau, werk bauen + wohnen, Vol.97, No.5, 20-25

2009

Kotnik, T.: Geometrein: Measuring the Environment as a Means of Orientation, in Bauer, R., Gleiniger, A. (eds.): Orientierung – Disorientierung, Lars Müller Publishing, 282-290

2007

Kotnik, T.: „… baubare Architektur statt Designträume …“, ArcTec, 2/07, 12-13

 

Dillenburger, B., Tesseling, F., Kotnik, T. et al: Architectural Use of Computer Controlled Deformation Techniques on the Example of CNC-bent Tube Structures, Proceedings of eCAADe 2007, 21-26

2006

Kotnik, T.: Algorithmic Extension of Architecture, MAS Thesis, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich

2005

Kotnik, T.: The Mirrored Public: Architecture and Gender Relationship in Yemen, Space and Culture, 2005:8, 472-483

2003

Kotnik, T.: Reflections on topology and contemporary architecture, Guderian, D., Schwark, W. (eds.): Proceedings of the ISAMA2002 – Conference, University of Education, Freiburg

 

Kotnik, T.: Mathematisches Denken in der Architektur, Forum Technik+Architektur, 3/03, 11-12

2001

Kotnik, T.: An interdisciplinary study area, MArch thesis, University of Utah