Curriculum Vitæ Thomas Grasl

Thomas Grasl
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Personal Data

Born 1977 in Innsbruck, Austria
Married, two children
 

Education

02 M.Sc. in Architecture, TU Vienna
06-07 Fulbright Fellow and doctoral student at the Georgia Institute of Technology
13 Dr. technicae. in Architecture, TU Vienna
 

Work

00 Founding member of SWAP Architects with Christoph Falkner, Rainer Fröhlich and Georg Unterhohenwarter
03-08 External lecturer at the Department of Building Theory and Design
External lecturer at the Department of Spatial Design
04-08 Consultant for ad-m (airport design management)
08-10 Assistant professor at the Department of Building Theory and Design
10< Architect for SWAP and Head of Research for Plus
 

Teaching experience

Prototypes and simulation, Department of Spatial Design, TU Vienna; 2004S - 2006S

Studio "Spatial Design", Department of Spatial Design, TU Vienna; 2003W - 2007W

Studio "Building Theory", Department of Building Theory and Design, TU Vienna; 2009S - 2010S

CAD and planning methods, Department of Building Theory and Design, TU Vienna; 2003W - 2010S

Architectural algorithms, Department of Building Theory and Design, TU Vienna; 2008W - 2013W

Design Studio IV, Department of Architecture - University of Thessaly; 2013

 

Publications

Journals

Grasl T, 2012, "Transformational Palladians" Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design 39(1), pp. 83 - 95.

Grasl T and Economou A, 2013, "From topologies to shapes" Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design 40(5), pp. 905 - 922.

Proceedings

Thomas Grasl, Christoph Falkner and Christian Kühn, Easy access classes for three-dimensional generative design: Using a collaborative environment for e-learning. In Vassilis Bourdakis, eCAADe 2006, Volos, Greece, September 2006.

Thomas Grasl and Athanassios Economou, Spatial Similarity Metrics: Graph theoretic distance measurement and floor plan abstraction. In Andy Dong, Andrew Vande Moere and John S. Gero, CAADFutures 2007, Sydney, Australia, July 2007.

Athanassios Economou and Thomas Grasl, Center Sieve: A computational approach for the generation of all partial lattices of two-dimensional shapes with an n-fold symmetry axis. In Joachim Kieferle and Karen Ehlers, eCAADe 2007, Frankfurt, Germany, September 2007.

Thomas Grasl and Christian Kühn, Situated Spatial Awareness: Experimenting with Spatial concepts for agents. In Ahmad Okeil, Aghlab Al-Attili and Zaki Mallasi, ASCAAD 2007, Alexandria, Egypt, November 2007.

Athanassios Economou and Thomas Grasl, Unraveling complexity: A computational approach for the generation of all underlying structures of three-dimensional shapes with an n-fold symmetry axis. In John S. Gero, Design Computing And Cognition - DCC'08, Atlanta, USA, June 2008.

Athanassios Economou and Thomas Grasl, Congruent spaces. In K. Terzidis, "Who Cares(?)", Second International Conference on Critical Digital, Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Cambridge MA, USA, April 2009.

Harald Trapp and Thomas Grasl, Towards a System of Architecture. In K. Terzidis, "Who Cares(?)", Second International Conference on Critical Digital, Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Cambridge MA, USA, April 2009.

Athanassios Economou and Thomas Grasl (2009). Point Worlds. In: G. Çağdaş and B. Çolakoğlu, Computation: The New Realm of Architectural Design [27th eCAADe Conference Proceedings], pp. 221-228. Istanbul (Turkey), 16-19 September 2009.

Grasl T, Economou A and Branum C (2009). Combining Triples: Using a Graph Grammar to Generate Courthouse Topologies. In: G. Çağdaş and B. Çolakoğlu, FUTURE CITIES [28th eCAADe Conference Proceedings], pp. 605-612. Istanbul (Turkey), 16-19 September 2009.

Economou A and Grasl T (2010). Spatial Sieves. In: Sharon Kanach, Xenakis Past, Present, and Future. New York (USA), 28-30 January 2010.

Grasl T and Economou A (2010). Palladian Graphs: An automated implementation of the Palladian grammar. In: F. Bosché, R. Burkhard and L. Hovestadt, FUTURE CITIES [28th eCAADe Conference Proceedings], pp. 275-283. Zürich (Switzerland), 15-18 September 2010.

Grasl T and Economou A (2011). GRAPE: A parametric shape grammar implementation. In: Ramtin Attar, SimAUD 2011 Conference Proceedings, pp. 45-52. Boston, MA (USA), 4-6 April 2011.

Grasl T and Economou A (2012). Sort Machines. In: S. Müller Arisona, G. Aschwanden, J. Halatsch and P. Wonka, Digital Urban Modeling and Simulation Communications in Computer and Information Science 242, pp. 117 - 137.

Grasl T and Economou A (2013). Unambiguity. In: R. Stouffs and S. Sariyildiz, Computation and Performance [31st eCAADe Conference Proceedings], pp. 617-620. Delft (The Netherlands), 18-20 September 2013.

Grasl T and Economou A (2014). Towards controlled grammars: Approaches to automating rule selection for shape grammars. In: E. M. Thompson, Fusion [32nd eCAADe Conference Proceedings], pp. 357-363. Newcastle (UK), 10-12 September 2014.

Projects

05-07 VIPA - VIrtual campus for virtual space design Provided for european Architects
06-09 Courtsweb - Courthouse design database
07-09 Sieve - Partial lattices of two- and three-dimensional shapes with an n-fold symmetry axis.
09-10 GRAPPA - Transforming graphs to Palladian villas
10 GRAPE - A shape gram­mar plug-in for Rhino 5