NGPS is a multimaterial fabrication technique based on the deposition of calcium based paste-like, material droplets into a water-algee solution. The chemical reaction between the two materials produces the solidification of the plaster-like building material that forms spheric nodes. The project is inspired by experiments of “molecular gastronomy” by Ferran Adrià, world-renowned chef of the restaurant El Bulli.


See Project VIDEO
See Project BOOK

Material experimentation (water-milk-yogurt):

Material experimentation (mastic-concrete-plaster):

Fibonacci 3D Models:

Fibonacci and Laplace Laws:

Machine v3.0 parts (multi material concept):
NG_Machine_scheme copia

NGPS Machine:

On site application:

Developed by:
Ali Basbous (Lebanon)
Miquel Lloveras (Spain)

Tutored by:
Marta Malé-Alemany / Research & Development director
Cesar Cazares / Research & Development assistant

With consultants:
Victor Viña / Electronics

Digital Tectonics ‘FABBOTS 1.0’ Research & Development Studio
Master in Advanced Architecture, IAAC (Barcelona, Spain)

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