Books & Journals


Self-Assembly & Self-Organization

Papadopoulou, A., Laucks, J. & Tibbits, S. (2017). "From Self-Assembly to Evolutionary Structures." Architectural Design 87, no. 4: 28-37. doi:10.1002/ad.2192.

Tibbits, S (2017). “From Automated to Autonomous Assembly.” Architectural Design 87, no. 4: 6-15. doi:10.1002/ad.2192.

Tibbits, S. (2014), “Fluid Crystallization,” Proceedings of FABRICATE 2014, ETH Zurich, Switzerland.

Falvello, A. and Tibbits, S. (2013) “Biomolecular, Chiral and Irregular Self-Assemblies,” Proceedings of the Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture 2013: Adaptive Architecture, Waterloo, Canada.

Tibbits, S. (2012) “The Self-Assembly Line,” Proceedings of the Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture 2012: Synthetic Digital Ecologies, San Francisco, CA.

Tibbits, S. (2012) “From Digital Materials to Self-Assembly,” Proceedings of the 100th Annual ACSA Conference, Boston, MA.

Tibbits, S. (2012), "Design to Self-Assembly." Architectural Design, 82: 68–73. 

Programmable Materials & 4D Printing

Papadopoulou, A., Laucks, J., & Tibbits, S. (2017). Auxetic materials in design and architecture. Nature Reviews Materials, 2(12), 17078. 

Tibbits, S. (2017) An Introduction to Active Matter. In Active Matter (ed. Tibbits, S.) 11-17. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Papadopoulou, A., Lienhard, H., Laucks, J. & Tibbits, S. (2017).  “Heat-Active Auxetic Materials.” In Active Matter (ed. Tibbits, S.) 173-178. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Papadopoulou, A., Laucks, J. & Tibbits, S. (2017) “General Principles for Programming Material.” In Active Matter (ed. Tibbits, S.) 125-142. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Sparrman, B., Matthews, C.,Kernizan, S., Chadwick, A., Thomas, N., Laucks, J. & Tibbits, S., (2017). “Large-Scale Lightweight Transformable Structures.” Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of the Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA) ISBN 978-0-692-96506-1. Cambridge, MA. pp. 572- 581.

Correa David, Papadopoulou Athina, Guberan Christophe, Jhaveri Nynika, Reichert Steffen, Menges Achim, and Tibbits Skylar. (2015), “3D-Printed Wood: Programming Hygroscopic Material Transformations,” 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing, September 2015, 2(3): 106-116. 

Dan Raviv, Wei Zhao, Carrie McKnelly, Athina Papadopoulou, Achuta Kadambi, Boxin Shi, Shai Hirsch, Daniel Dikovsky, Michael Zyracki, Carlos Olguin, Ramesh Raskar & Skylar Tibbits (2014), “Active Printed Materials for Complex Self-Evolving Deformations,” Nature: Scientific Reports, 4, 7422.

Tibbits, Skylar; McKnelly, Carrie; Olguin, Carlos; Dikovsky, Daniel; Hirsch, Shai (2014) “4D Printing and Universal Transformation,” Proceedings of the Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture 2014 Los Angeles, CA, pp. 539-548.

Kara'in, L., Schaeffer, J., de Puig, H., Gomez-Marquez, J., Young, A. and Tibbits, S. (2014), “DNA disPLAY: Programmable Bioactive Materials Using CNC Patterning,” Architectural Design, 84: 104–111. 

Tibbits, S. (2014), “4D Printing: Multi-Material Shape Change,” Architectural Design, 84: 116–121. 

Tibbits, S. and Cheung, K. (2012) "Programmable materials for architectural assembly and automation," Assembly Automation, Vol. 32 Iss: 3, pp.216 - 225.

Tibbits, S. (2011) “A Model for Intelligence of Large-scale Self-assembly,” Proceedings of the Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture 2011 Banff, Alberta, 13-16, pp. 342-349.

Tibbits, S. (2011), “Logic Matter,” Proceedings of FABRICATE 2011, London, England.

Tibbits, S. (2010), “Logic Matter: digital logic as heuristics for physical self-guided assembly,” MIT, Department of Architecture & Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Masters Thesis.

Phase Change Materials

Hajash, K., Sparrman, B., Guberan, C., Laucks, J. & Tibbits, S. (2017). “Large-Scale Rapid Liquid Printing.” 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing. Vol. 4, No. 3: 123-132.

Petrus A., Mirjan, A., Gramazio, F., Kohler, M., Kernizan, S., Sparrman, B., Laucks, J. & Tibbits, S. (2017) "Granular Jamming of Loadbearing and Reversible Structures: Rock Print and Rock Wall." Architectural Design 87, no. 4: 82-87. doi:10.1002/ad.2192.

Lindström, P., Willmann, J., Tibbits, S., Gramazio, F., Kohler, M. (2016), “Jamming Architectural Structures: towards large-scale reversible construction,” Granular Matter, Vol. 18 Iss: 2, pp. 1.