Digital Twins

Here is a demonstration of using Digital Twin to display building information, including sensors captured from IoT devices. You can download the app here. zip. 268MB, instructions: right mouse clicks an object to open the BIM dashboard. right mouse drag to change the camera angle. left mouse click sensor to open IoT dashboard, and other […]

student thesis 2020-2021

The Effect of Path Environment on Pedestrians’ Route Selection: A Case Study of University of Cincinnati, OH Jing Tian. Master of Science in Architecture Committee Chair: Ming Tang Committee Member: Na Chen, Julian Wang   Accelerometers Image of the Three Participants in Route 2 Abstract In recent years, there are a growing number of researchers who […]

Paper in CAAD Future Conference

Paper “Social Distancing and Behavior Modeling with Agent-Based Simulation” is presented at the CAAD Future 2021 conference and inclusion in the CAAD Futures 2021 Springer Proceedings. Presentation. 16 – 18 JULY 2021. Abstract The research discusses applying agent-based simulation (ABS) technology to analyze the social distancing in public space during the COVID-19 pandemic to facilitate […]

Book Chapter: Cyber-Physical Experiences

Book Chapter Turan Akman, and Ming Tang. Cyber-Physical Experiences: Architecture as Interface.  in the book Virtual Aesthetics in Architecture: designing in mixed realities. Routledge, 2021.    Virtual Aesthetics in Architecture: Designing in Mixed Realities presents a curated selection of projects and texts contributed by leading international architects and designers who are using virtual reality technologies […]

Book: Architectural Interventions

Architectural Interventions. Design-build collaboration on the global scale Ming Tang, Yingdong Hu, Whitney Hamaker, Edward Mitchell. UC Press. 2021 The University of Cincinnati Press and Library Publishing Services, Cincinnati ISBN (paperback) 978-1-947603-14-1 ISBN (e-book, PDF) 978-1-947603-15-8 Order the book at Amazon; Read the free digital copy at Issuu. Read the book at Adobe online This […]

paper at SIMAUD 2021

Ming Tang, Mark Landis’ paper titled “Fixed shading device design with the performance-based-design and energy simulation” is accepted at The 12th annual Symposium on Simulation for Architecture and Urban Design (SimAUD). 2021 This paper presents a performance-driven design (PBD) tool developed by combining the energy analysis abilities of Ladybug, Honeybee, and EnergyPlus to inform shading […]

Virtual Reality for caregiver training

Assess the effectiveness of using Virtual Reality for caregiver training Urban Health Pathway Seed Grant. PI: Ming Tang. Partner. Council on Ageing, LiveWell Collaborative. $19,844. 03. 2021-3.2022 Result: COA EVRTalk    This project aims to investigate the effectiveness of using Virtual Reality to build empathy for the care recipient by allowing the caregiver to experience […]

3D print for cast-in-place concrete

Cast-in-place Freeform Concrete with Big Area AdditiveManufacturing Formwork Ming Tang, Noah Shroyer. Cast-in-place Freeform Concrete with Big Area AdditiveManufacturing Formwork. International Journal of Architecture, Engineering and ConstructionVol 10, No 2, Vol 10, No 2 (2021) 1-9 Abstract: Parametric design and digital fabrication give precise control in the design and materialization of complex geometric forms. Large-scale […]

paper published in IJAEC

Ming Tang (2021). “Visual Perception: Eye-tracking and Real-time Walkthroughs in Architectural Design.” International Journal of Architecture, Engineering and Construction, 10(1), 1-9. Visual Perception: Eye-tracking and Real-time Walkthroughs in Architectural Design This paper discusses the application of Eye Tracking (ET) technologies as a new way for researchers to understand a person’s perception of a build environment […]

project featured in Data ,Matter, Design

Bubbles: Optical Illusions of Volume.  Project by Ming Tang, Mara Marcu, and Adam Schueler is featured in the book Data, Matter, Design: Strategies in Computational Design. Edited By Frank Melendez, Nancy Diniz, Marcella Del Signore. ISBN 9780367369095 Published September 30, 2020 by Routledge 308 Pages 224 Color Illustrations


The Tiniest Cottage design-build project by the University of Cincinnati and Beijing Jiaotong University won second place in the “Ecological Healthy and Sustainable Design” section at the 2020 ASIAN DESIGN AWARD UC Students: Lauren Figley, Jordan Micham, Pat McQuillen, Vu Tran, Jeremy Swafford, Tess Ryan. BJTU students: Zhuo Chen, Peida Zhuang, Shurui Li, Zhixuan Li, […]

Digital Landscape

Large open world simulation. ARCH 7014 VIZ 3. DAAP, UC. Fall. 2020. Download the interactive game for windows. ( 1.8GB. Password needed) Students: Brooke Adams, Jake Bayer, Kyle Beck, Xu Cao, Roger Chanin, Nick Chism, Shanmukhi Chittanuru, Nick Earman, Sarah Fall, Ashley Franklin, Christian Gilbert, Chris Gilmore, Danielle Hall, Anna Hargan, Mitch Hoffman, Gabrielle Kalouche, […]