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A workshop in partnership with
PAACADEMY that journeys through the
last decade of initiatives implementing parametric structures into footwear.

Throughout the last decade, the evolution of highly-functional parametric structures
has found a niche within innovations in footwear.

Programmable behavior, data-driven transformation, and customizable arrangements are developments guided by the demands of marathon courses and fashion runways.

By investigating these structural forms alongside their respective footwear applications,
this workshop aims to present students with a focused approach to parametric design techniques
– directing attention first to intended functionality and then to high-level manipulation.