Luca Frattari

Author Archives: Luca Frattari

As the Director of Business Development at Altair, Dr. Frattari has global responsibility for the Architecture Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry. He works with global AEC companies and industry experts to help align the company’s advanced technologies to address industry-specific challenges. Luca received his Ph.D. in Architecture and Industrial Design from the School of Advanced Studies (SAS) at the University of Camerino, Italy with specialty on the application of Topology Optimization. His works have been oriented to discover the potential and innovation in the integration and application of new technologies in Architecture and Industrial Design. His research has been published and presented in several international conferences, including the World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization.

Modern organic architecture with ESAComp

  What is organic architecture? First coined by Frank Lloyd Wright, it describes his environmentally-integrated approach to architectural design. Embraced by architects worldwide and across the ages, modern organic buildings tend to avoid linear or rigidly geometric shapes by using … Read More

Thought Leader Thursday: Modern Designers

In 2003, the German band Kraftwerk released Tour de France Soundtracks to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the prestigious bicycle tour. I have to admit that I like that video – black and white images refined with minimal and subtle colorful … Read More

The Topology Optimization Imperative

You may lose design proposals if you don’t know about it. What happens when powerful mathematics, genetic algorithms, computer technology, and an intuitive graphical user interface (GUI) come together? Let’s start by saying that topology optimization is a mathematical approach … Read More

Lost in Translation

Are you comfortable exchanging different file formats across different platforms? Is it easy to modify and update existing projects using your tool-set? If the answer to both of the previous questions is “Yes, of course!” you probably don’t need to … Read More