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2020

Design, Simulation, and Fabrication of Topological Interlocking Assemblies as Self-Standing Sunscreens for Facades 

Emami, Niloufar. 

Proceedeings of the IASS Symposium 2020, Surrey, UK (under preparation)

Cast Stereotomy: A Material Based Investigation of Stereotomic Modules

Emami, Niloufar. Holmquist, Paul.

108th ACSA Annual Meeting, San Diego, USA

2019

Tutorials for Tutorials: Guidelines for Creating Video Tutorials on Teaching Structural Morphology to Architecture Students

Khodadadi, Anahita. Emami, Niloufar. 

Proceedings of the IASS Symposium 2019: Form and Force

Water and Land in Flux: Pedagogy for Design Innovations that Inhabit Water

Emami, Niloufar. 

Building Technology Educator's Society 2019 (Article 33), 10.7275/yy86-8t98

2018

High Life Textile Factory by Candela

Performative perforations: structural and daylighting performance assessment of Candela’s High Life Textile Factory

Emami, Niloufar. Giles, Harry. Von Buelow, Peter.

Proceedings of the IASS Symposium: Creativity in Structural Design. Boston, MA, USA, 2018 

2017

Continuous to discrete: computational performance-based search of shell structures

Emami, Niloufar. Giles, Harry. Von Buelow, Peter.

Proceedings of the IASS Symposium, Hamburg, Germany, 2017 (September).

2016

Geometric patterns, light, and shade: quantifying aperture ratio and pattern resolution in the performance of shading screens

Emami, Niloufar. Giles, Harry.

Nexus Network Journal, vol.18, no. 1, 2016.       

Teaching structures to architecture students through hands-on activities

Emami, Niloufar. Von Buelow, Peter.

Proceedings of EduTeach2016: Canadian International Conference on Advances in Education, Teaching, and Technology. Toronto, Canada, 2016 (July).

2015​

Structure and daylighting performance comparisons of Heinz Isler’s roof shell based on variations in parametrically derived multi-opening topologies

Emami, Niloufar.

Proceedings of the IASS Symposium, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2015 (August).

Structural assessment of a composite glass panel sandwich based on stress analysis simulation and structural testing

Emami, Niloufar. Giles, Harry.

Proceedings of the IASS Symposium, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2015 (August).

2014

Design of shading screens inspired by Persian geometric patterns: an integrated structural and daylighting performance evaluation

Emami, Niloufar. Khodadadi, Anahita. Von Buelow, Peter.

Proceedings of the IASS Symposium, Brasilia, Brazil, 2014 (August).

Engineering without the engine: an integrated panelized passive shading system for transparent facades

Emami, Niloufar. Giles, Harry.

Proceedings of The Architectural Research Centers Consortium, (ARCC), University of Hawai’i, Honolulu, HI, USA, 2014 (February).

2013

Glass structure, from theory to practice

Emami, Niloufar

Proceedings of the International Conference on Structure & Architecture (ICSA), University of Minho, Guimarães, Portugal, 2013 (July).             

2011

ETFE air cushions: an appropriate coverage for spatial lattice

Hashem-Nejad, Hashem. Emami, Niloufar.

published at The Third National Conference on Spatial Structures, University of Tehran, Iran (In Persian), 2011 (May).

Integration of architecture & structure in glass houses

Hashem-Nejad, Hashem. Emami, Niloufar.

published at The Second International Conference on Architecture and Structure (ICAS), University of Tehran, Iran (In Persian), 2011 (May).

Provision of practical strategies for improving the architecture of glass facades

Hashem-Nejad, Hashem. Emami, Niloufar.

published at The First National Conference on Façade and City Appearance, Tehran, Iran (In Persian), 2011 (April). ​