Archilibs [architecture ad lib] is an experimental design lab exploring the verbalisation of architecture through visual constructs.

Archilibs is based in Central London established by Architect Bea Martin in 2012.

addition

addition to add something to something else...   addition →

array

array an ordered series or arrangement...

bend

bend to move in a way so that it is not straight...

branch

branch to form something by forcing or pushing it out...

carve

carve to cut in order to produce an object…

coil

coil to move in a circular or spiral course...

compress

compress to flatten, squeeze or press by pressure…

connect

connect to associate or relate (something) in some respect…

cracking

cracking to form something by forcing or pushing it out...

crossing

crossing the act of traversing or traveling across…

crumple

crumple to press or crush into irregular folds or into a compact mass, to bend out of shape, rumple, or wrinkle…

displacement

displacement to move (something) from its proper or usual position…

embed

embed to form something by forcing or pushing it out...

entangled

entangled to cause to become twisted together with or caught in…

expanding

expanding to make larger or more extensive…

extract

extract to remove or take out…

extrude

extrude to form something by forcing or pushing it out...

flocking

flocking to form something by forcing or pushing it out…

folding

folding to bring into a compact form by bending and laying parts together…

fracture

fracture to break or cause to break...

grade

grade a step or stage in a course or process…

group

group to put together or considered as a unit...

inflate

inflate to increase (something) by a large or excessive amount...

inscribing

inscribing to mark in a conspicuous way…

interlock

interlock to fit together firmly...

intersect

intersect the area where two or more spaces join or cross each other...

lifting

lifting to raise to a higher position or level…

lodge

lodge to become firmly embedded in a place…

loop

loop to enfold or encircle in or with something arranged in a loop…

merge

merge combine or cause to combine to form a single entity...

mirroring

mirroring to form something by forcing or pushing it out…

notch

notch to make an indentation or incision on an edge or surface...

offset

offset to change the amount or distance by which something is out of line...

overlap

overlap to cover something partly by going over its edge or to cover part of the same space...

packing

packing the action or process of filling or stuffing something…

pinch

pinch to grip tightly and sharply…

pull

pull to draw or haul toward oneself or itself, in a particular direction, or into a particular position…

puncture

puncture to make a small hole or a perforation on something...

repetition

repetition to repeat, or the recurrence of an action or event…

ripping

ripping to tear or pull (something) quickly or forcibly apart…

rotate

rotate the movement in a circle around a fixed point...

shear

shear to break off or cause to break off…

shift

shift move or cause to move from one place to another…

skew

skew to suddenly change direction or position…

spiraling

spiraling to continuously go around a fixed point or centre while constantly receding from or approaching it…

split

split to (cause to) divide into two or more parts, especially along a particular line...

subtraction

subtraction to remove objects from a collection…

taper

taper to become gradually narrower at one end, or to make something do this...

tiling

tiling to cover in a modular and repetitive way…

twist

twist to turn something, mostly repeatedly, or to turn or wrap one thing around another...

weaving

weaving to interlace from a number of interconnected elements...

logic

the system, set of principles, underlying the arrangements of elements of the architectural device…

THEORIA