Hyper-threads Structural behavior of curve-folded sheet material


Chennai, India

Monday 1 – Thursday 11 December 2014


MARG Institute of Design and Architecture Swarnabhoomi (MIDAS) Swarnabhoomi, Tamil Nadu 603305, India

Prominent Features of the workshop/ skills developed Computational skills - Applied mathematics, Applied computer science. Professional awareness Fabrication skills Contemporary design methods Collaborative research development skills. – architects, engineers, fabricators Lecture series from experienced professional in each field (eg: Teaching team / Facilities / Computational skills / Theoretical understanding / Professional awareness / Fabrication / Lecture series)


1) You can make an application by completing the online application found under ‘Links and Downloads’ on the AA Visiting School page. If you are not able to make an online application, email visitingschool@aaschool.ac.uk for instructions to pay by bank transfer.

2) Once you complete the online application and make a full payment, you are registered to the programme. A CV or a portfolio is not required.

The deadline for applications is: 11 November 2014.

All participants travelling from abroad are responsible for securing any visa required, and are advised to contact their home embassy early. After payment of fees, the AA School can provide a letter confirming participation in the workshop.


The AA Visiting School requires a fee of £525 per participant, which includes a £60 Visiting membership fee.

Fees do not include flights or accommodation, but accommodation options can be advised. Students need to bring their own laptops, digital equipment and model making tools. Please ensure this equipment is covered by your own insurance as the AA takes no responsibility for items lost or stolen at the workshop

The workshop is open to current architecture and design students, PhD candidates and young professionals.

Software Requirements: No prior experience required. Any experience with 3D software will however be useful

Programme Director

Shajay is a MPhil candidate at the University of Bath, UK and a Research Fellow at Institute of Technology in Architecture, ETH , Zurich where he is a research assistant in Block Research Group. He also, heads the research activities of the Computation and Design (co|de) group at Zaha Hadid Architects, London and works as a studio master at the AA DRL Master’s program. Previously he worked at Populous, London and completed his Master’s Degree AA School of Architecture, London in 2006.


Programme Director 
Shajay Bhooshan

Visiting School Director

Christopher Pierce

T +44 20 7887 4014
F +44 20 7414 0782

Links & Downloads

Online application

To receive a pdf application form if you do not wish to submit the online application and payment, please e-mail visitingschool@aaschool.ac.uk

Programme site



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