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THE LAB

      The Lab for Architectural Singularity is an architecture and design company, that works with projects of diverse scale, technology consulting, and workshops.

As a team of researchers, L.A.S. investigates and develops disruptive technologies and manufacturing processes.

Parametric and generative design, digital manufacturing, BIM , virtual and augmented reality and other technologies

LAS teaches courses throughout Brazil

Seeking to advance the design process to its singularity point.

Courses

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Respon-
sive
struct-ures

A responsive parametric pavilion prototyped entirely out of cardboard

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Future
Patterns

Generative fashion design and disruptive production methods with 3D printing and laser cutting

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Gener-
ative
Jewelry
Design

Applying parametric design to jewelry

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Emerg-
ent
Virtual
Spaces

Rethinking Minhocão: The relationship between public space and virtual reality

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Intro
To
Grass-
hopper

Intensive class on the logic of Grasshopper

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Intro
To
Rhino-
ceros

Introduction of 3D modeling and nurbs

Projects

Informal
Territories

A study of informal territories to capture their potential and make a new emergent design.

COMPUTA-
TIONAL
CLIMATE

Relationships between environmental comfort and multiple uses to meet the mixed-use within the building.

Brazilian Booth
for the
UIA2017SEOUL

An expression of the Carioca and Brazilian spirit for UIA2017SEOUL

Who

Thomas Yulki Takeuchi

Renata Portelada

Renata Portelada is a founding partner of LAS and an architect, graduated from Faculdade de Arquitetura e Urbanismo Mackenzie. She has been developing research in the area of generative design since 2011. She was tutor in the Parametric Design and Digital Fabrication during Mackenzie Architecture week, 2015, and assistant tutor in the AA Visiting School in 2014 and 2015. She has taught many workshops and courses on Rhinoceros and Grasshopper throughout Brazil. Today she develops research where generative design combines with three-dimensional projections and virtual and augmented reality.

Thomas Takeuchi is an architect graduated from Faculdade de Arquitetura e Urbanismo Mackenzie. He is a one of the founders of L.A.S. and has been developing research in the generative design area since 2010, contributing to diverse projects. He was a tutor for the Parametric Design and Digital Fabrication during Mackenzie Architecture week, 2015, assistant tutor in AA Sao Paulo Visiting School in 2015, and in various workshops and courses organized by LAS throughout Brazil.

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