Papers

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Inés Ariza, Shan Sutherland, James Durham, Caitlin Mueller, Wes McGee, & Brandon Clifford, “Robotic Fabrication of Stone Assembly Details,” in FABRICATE 2017, 2017
forthcoming
 

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Brandon Clifford & Wes McGee, “Microtherme: Examining Contradictory Concepts of Spatial and Thermal Comfort,” in TxA Emerging Design + Technology, 2017
 forthcoming

2016

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Brandon Clifford, “the McKnelly Megalith: A Method of Organic Modeling Feedback,” in ACADIA Posthuman Frontiers: Data, Designers and Cognitive Machines, Paper Proceedings 2016: 440-449
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Brandon Clifford, “the McKnelly Megalith: A Method of Organic Modeling Feedback,” in ACADIA Posthuman Frontiers: Data, Designers and Cognitive Machines, Projects Catalog 2016: 282-287
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Brandon Clifford, Wes McGee, & James Durham, “Round Room,” in ACADIA Posthuman Frontiers: Data, Designers and Cognitive Machines, Projects Catalog 2016: 190-195
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Brandon Clifford & Wes McGee “Microtherme,” in ACADIA Posthuman Frontiers: Data, Designers and Cognitive Machines, Projects Catalog 2016: 110-115
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2015

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Brandon Clifford & Wes McGee, “Digital Inca: An Assembly Method for Free-Form Geometries,” in Mette Ramsgaard Thomsen, Martin Tamke, Christoph Gengnagel, Billie Faircloth, and Fabien Scheurer (eds.) Modeling Behavior, Proceedings of the 2015 Design Modeling Symposium, Springer, Switzerland 2015: 173-186
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Dave Miranowski & Brandon Clifford, “Re-Learning Sigurd Lewerentz: An Applied History of the Church of St. Peter’s in Klippan, Sweden,” in 5th International Congress on Construction History, 2015: 591-598
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Brandon Clifford & Wes McGee, “Round Room: A Solver Method for Advanced Geometries”, Philip F. Yuan, Achim Menges, Neil Leach (eds.) Robotic Futures, Tongji University Press, 2015: 96-105
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2014

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Brandon Clifford, “Fundamental Translations: Interrogating the Past to Inform the Future,” in Giuseppe Fallacara, Marco Stigliano (ed.), New Fundamentals of Natural Architecture, Aracne Editrice Srl, Rome, 2014: 10-21
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Brandon Clifford & Wes McGee, “La Voûte de LeFevre: a Variable-Volume Compression-Only Vault,” in Fabio Gramazio, Matthias Kohler, Silke Langenberg (eds) FABRICATE: Negotiating Design & Making, gta Verlag, Zurich, 2014: 146-153
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Brandon Clifford, Nazareth Ekmekjian, Patrick Little, & Andrew Manto “Variable Carving Volume Casting: A Method for Mass-Customized Mold Making,” in Wes McGee, Monica Ponce de Leon (eds) Rob|Arch 2014, proceedings from the Robotic Fabrication in Architecture, Art, and Design 2014 , Springer, 2014: 3-15
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2013

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Brandon Clifford, “Thicker Funicular: Particle-Spring Systems for Variable-Depth Form-Responding Compression-Only Structures,” Structures and Architecture: Concepts, Applications and Challenges, Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Structures and Architecture, CRC Press: Portugal, July 2013:  205-206
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Brandon Clifford + Wes McGee, “La Voûte de LeFevre,” in Liss C. Werner (ed.) [En]Coding Architecture: The Book, Carnegie Mellon University School of Architecture, 2013: 122-127
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2012

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The Malleablists*, “A Malleable Manifesto: Architecture Faster than its Shadow,” Pidgin Magazine, no. 12, 82-99
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Brandon Clifford, “Thick Funicular: Particle-Spring Systems for Variable-Depth Form-Responding Compression-Only Structures,” ACSA International Conference: Change Architecture Education Practice, 2012: 475-481
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2011

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Brandon Clifford, “Malleable Manifesto no.1,” Plat Journal, Issue 1.5, 62-67
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Brandon Clifford, “Thick Funicular: Particle-Spring Systems for Variable-Depth Form-Responding Compression-Only Structures,” Pidgin Magazine, no. 11, 226-245
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Brandon Clifford + Wes McGee. “Periscope: Foam Tower,” FABRICATE: Making Digital Architecture, Riverside Architectural Press, 2011: 76-79
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Brandon Clifford + Wes McGee, “Stereotomic Robotics,” in Philip F. Yuan & Neil Leach, Fabricating the Future, Tongi University Press, 2011: 72-77
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2010

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Brandon Clifford + Wes McGee, “Foam Advocates: From Surface to Volume,” Pidgin Magazine, no. 9, 2010: 149-159
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Brandon Clifford, “The Drawn Dress: Fashioning Digital Fabrication,” Pidgin Magazine, no. 8, 2010: 32-43
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