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Generico: A case study on performance-based design

Hemmerling, Marco; Nether, Ulrich;


The paper discusses a case study for a seating element that takes into account human factors as well as aspects of structural performance, material properties and production parameters within an integrative design approach. Generico is a prototype for a new way of design thinking, developed with a holistic approach. The design is based on the requirements of comfortable sitting and responds to load forces and ergonomic conditions. The Generico chair – resulting from an all-embracing line of thought, from design to production, is an ideal field of application for 3D-printing-technology as it allows for an optimal material distribution.


Palavras-chave: Human-centered design, Performance-based design, Generative design, Structural analysis, Additive manufacturing,


DOI: 10.5151/despro-sigradi2014-0021

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Hemmerling, Marco; Nether, Ulrich; "Generico: A case study on performance-based design", p. 126-129 . In: Proceedings of the XVIII Conference of the Iberoamerican Society of Digital Graphics: Design in Freedom [=Blucher Design Proceedings, v.1, n.8]. São Paulo: Blucher, 2014.
ISSN 2318-6968, DOI 10.5151/despro-sigradi2014-0021

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