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Title: Scissor linkages in the design of adaptive morphologies
Authors: Akgün, Yenal
Maden, Feray
Gür, Şebnem
Kiper, Gökhan
Korkmaz, Koray
Aktaş, Engin
Yar Uncu, Müjde
Gür, Şebnem
Kiper, Gökhan
Korkmaz, Koray
Aktaş, Engin
Yar Uncu, Müjde
Izmir Institute of Technology. Architecture
Izmir Institute of Technology. Civil Engineering
Izmir Institute of Technology. Mechanical Engineering
Keywords: Flexible buildings
Scissor linkages
Loop types
Scissor structure
Issue Date: 2019
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH
Source: Akgün, Y., Maden, F., Gür, Ş., Kiper, G., Korkmaz, K., Aktaş, E., and Yar Uncu, M. (2019). Scissor linkages in the design of adaptive morphologies.In M. Schumacher, M.-M. Vogt, and L. A. C. Krumme, New MOVE: Architecture in Motion - New Dynamic Components and Elements, (pp. 98-101). Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter. doi:10.1515/9783035613629-027
Abstract: Scissor linkages are capable of forming various expandable structures. Architects can benefit from this type of linkage especially for designing adaptive, movable, transformable shell structures and deployable beam-like structures. Product designers may benefit as well. The two different methods described here convey the basic design approaches. The unit-based method is very effective for obtaining primary geometries like a dome, arch, circle or line, using serial multiplications and arrays of one of the scissor unit types presented here. The loop assembly method is more convenient when a final form, be it straight or free-form, is the main point of departure. In this case, unlike in the unit-based method, it is not necessary to opt for a specific scissor unit type and its dimensional constraints from the beginning. Designers can choose a type and number of loops and then define the scissor units following the loop sides. Since deployability is guaranteed by applying this method, the architect is free to choose the loop type most suitable for the functional needs and aesthetic concerns of the specific design. With the loop assembly method all loop alternatives can be assembled to scissor structures, their possible motions can be tested and evaluated in a short time, whereas the unit-based method is limited to a single type of motion that a specific unit can provide.
URI: https://doi.org/10.1515/9783035613629-027
https://hdl.handle.net/11147/7539
Appears in Collections:Architecture / Mimarlık
Civil Engineering / İnşaat Mühendisliği
Mechanical Engineering / Makina Mühendisliği

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