The research project presented in this paper investigates the architectonic and constructive potential of computational design and digital fabrication in steel construction. The original contribution of this project is the development of a digital design system that solves reciprocal interlinked structures through algorithmic design and iterative processes. The system is implemented with parametric definitions that optimize the mass-customization process for laser tube technology. In order to validate the assumptions, a mock-up has been realized out of stainless steel elements. The tubes are cut by a laser-tube robotic system, then manually assembled.

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