Data-Optimizing on Minimal Surface Pavillions: Analysis of the Whole Process of Design and Optimization of the Minimal Surface Pavillion Series “Flora”

  • Jiong Xu
  • Ying ZhangEmail author
  • Yangchen ZhaoEmail author
  • Xiao ZhangEmail author
Conference paper


Based on the minimal surface shape pavillion “FLORA” series as an example, this paper analyzes four key techniques in data intelligence in the construction: 1. Form finding method, 2. Main structure optimization, 3. Cell membrane and node optimization. By sorting out a series of key problems in the whole design and construction process, such as grid optimization, curve fitting, node assembly, material selection and so on, this paper provides a construction approach for the double-curved surface geometry.


Minimal surface Spacial pavilion Design optimization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nanjing University of the ArtsNanjingChina
  2. 2.CAUP, Tongji UniversityShanghaiChina

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