TMD STUDIO is a London and Prague based group of young designers and thinkers operating within the fields of architecture, urbanism, interior design, product design and research.
Research is a key design driver for TMD STUDIO. As designers we are fortunate to experience the overall process, from the first conceptual phase to the completion of high quality projects. 3D and parametric modelling tools are at the centre of our design process, and we use them to quickly develop many design concepts to evaluate using simulation and testing software. Many of our projects involve complex geometry that is developed through bespoke-written algorithmic definitions and parametric scripts. A thorough process of experimentation with geometry, material choices, space layout, innovative building practices, contemporary theory, blockchain technology and big data is conducted once a project direction has been established.
Our practice has adopted BIM (Building Modelling Information) technology since its inception, embracing the benefits of early design integration, coordination and collaboration with all members of the project team. Collaboration with clients, consultants and suppliers is central to our working methodology and allows us to work at various scales, in several sectors, and with different disciplines. Early 3D design and validation is used to assist coordination and facilitate clash detection – identifying critical interface issues before construction, and minimising the risks associated with redesign and over-estimating cost.
At TMD STUDIO, BIM is a process, not just a model. From the earliest sketches, through to simulation and specifications, onto construction drawings and facility management, all parts of our integrated and collaborative design process is part of a cohesive workflow that brings together the best possible minds to solve complex problems. BIM makes coordination part of an integrated and collaborative design process that reduces clashes and prevents significant re-working.
TMD STUDIO’s BIM data provides a common platform on which designers and cost consultants work together to deliver project value. Merging cost data with continuously updated geometry in the BIM environment produces accurate cost models that give clients cost certainty.
From the earliest stages of our projects, TMD STUDIO uses climatic and contextual data to inform sustainable designs. We use BIM to evaluate design options and simulate building performance.
TMD STUDIO sets out to explore the extreme frontiers of domesticity in the age of network culture with the vision to create a decentralized architecture office and open industry platform.