This is a base site for the set of Augmented Reality tools, that enable architects, designers and digital fabricators to tap into potential of the Mixed Reality Environment enhancing the creative process.
The tool consists of two parts:
For the moment HoloFab supports Microsoft Hololens and Android devices with ARCore enabled.
We are an international team of architects passionate about integrating Technology in Architecture. All three of us passed through Institute of Advanced Architecture of Catalonia where the seeds of the project began.
Ardeshir Talaei is a computational designer holding masters degrees in Advanced Architecture and Robotics and Advance Construction from IAAC. He has worked at multiple architectural design firms and construction projects in Noumena, Barcelona. His main field of research includes robotics, AI, automation, and their applications in design and fabrication.contact
Daniil Koshelyuk is an architect exploring the intersection of physical and digital in built environments. He holds Bachelor of Architecture and Master of Advanced Architecture from IAAC. His interests center around creating smarter, more responsive and interactive environments by digitally enhancing architecture-related complex systems.contact
Armin Akbari is an Architect and an AR enthusiast researching about pushing the scope of construction through virtual blueprints. He pursued his Masters in Architecture at IAAC. His thesis ‘Cyber-Physical Construction’, focused on AR fabrication strategies for on-site construction, lead him to start developing AR platforms for the Open Source community. His research aims to combine different industrial manufacturing techniques with virtual data in physical space to enhance the quality of construction.contact
Thanks to Arman Najari and Ashkan Foroughi for episodic help in development.
Thanks to Luis Fraguada for insights on Grasshopper side of plugin and for suggestions on networking.
For the moment the tool is in beta stage of development. Latest releases:
This is an opensource project. You can find sources here:
You can also check out latest examples and updates of the projects in our news feed. Here is the latest one:
Intraspace is a master project in Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia that served as one of the prototypes for the Holofab project. Intraspace comes on the intersection of current states of Augmented Reality and Internet of Things proposing a smarter and more informed way for us to utilize resources and potential of interior spaces.
08 Aug 2020
If you have faced any problems or have any suggestions please consult Issues and plans to see our plans first. Feel free to let us know which features are you missing in our tool.
For any proposals, suggestions or bugs as well as positive feedback :) found feel free to contact us.