Structural Optimization Methods by Skidmore Owings & Merrill LLP
Thanks to Alberto Pugnale I've known that Alessandro Beghini, SOM associate in Chicago, will deliver a speech about structural optimization methods in Milan and in Turin:
Politecnico di Milano, 19/12/2008
Politecnico di Torino, Castello del Valentino, lecture hall 1, 22/12/2008 3.00 PM
Above other things he will present tools based on Michell trusses, Homogenization Method, Evolutionary Structural Opimization (ESO), Bidirectional ESO, etc. and applications of these tools in developing international projects and competitions.