Publications

Refereed publications 

2017          Attias, N. Danai, O. Tarazi, E. Grobman, Y. J. “Developing novel applications of mycelium based bio-composite materials for architecture and design.” Building with bio-based materials: Best practice and performance specification. September 6th-7th. Zagreb, Croatia. 2017.

2017          Grobman, Y.J., Kozlobsky, R., Levi, H. “Multifunctional Computational Approach to Waterfront Design.” Accepted for publication in Architectural Science Review journal. 2017. DOI: 10.1080/00038628.2017.1383229

2017          Hershkovich, C. Van Hout, R. Rinsky, V. Laufer, M. Grobman Y. J. “Microclimate on building envelopes: wind tunnel and computational fluid dynamic analysis of basic and complex geometries.” SimAUD 2017 conference proceedings. May 22-24, 2017. Toronto. Canada.

2017          Weizmann, M., Amir, O. Grobman, Y.J. Topological Interlocking in Architecture: A New Design Method and Computational Tool for Designing Building Elements. Accepted for publication in the Journal of Architectural Computing (IJAC).

2016          Grobman,Y.J. Capeluto, I.G, Austern, G. “External shading in office buildings: comparative analysis of daylighting performance in static and kinetic operation scenarios.” . Published online: 22 Dec, 2016. DOI: 10.1080/00038628.2016.1266991.

2016          Shemesh, A. Talmon, R. Karp, O. Amir, I. Bar, M. Grobman, Y.J., “Affective Response to Architecture – Investigating Human Reaction to Spaces with Different Geometry.” . Published online: 21 Dec, 2016. DOI: 10.1080/00038628.2016.1266597

2016          Blonder, A., Grobman, Y.J., “Natural Complexity: Embedded Fabric Materiality in Fibre-Reinforced Polymer Fabrication.” . Complexity and Simplicity, the 34th eCAADe annual Conference. Oulu School of Architecture. Finland. August 2016.

2016          Blonder, A., Grobman, Y.J., “Crafted variation in FRP: Resilience by fabric materiality.” . Spatial Structures in the 21st Century, the IASS 2016 Annual International Symposium. The University of Tokyo, Japan. September 2016. 2016

2016          Kozlobsky Roy, Grobman, Y.J., “The Blue Garden: Coastal Infrastructure as Ecologically Enhanced Wave-Scapes.” . Published online: 11 Dec, 2016. DOI: 10.1080/01426397.2016.1260702

2016          Weizmann, M., Amir, O. Grobman, Y.J., “Topological Interlocking in Buildings: A Case for The Design and Construction of Floors” . Automation in Construction. 72, Part 1: 18–25. 2016. DOI:10.1016/j.autcon.2016.05.014.

2015          Grobman, Y.J., Elimelech, Y., “Microclimate on building envelopes: a shift toward building envelopes based on complex geometry” . Architectural Science Review.Rev. 0, 1–10. 2015

2015          Blonder, A. Grobman, Y.J. “Alternative Fabrication Process for Free-Form FRP Architectural Elements Relying on Fabric Materiality Towards Freedom from Molds and Surface Articulation” The next city – New technologies and the future of the built environment [16th International Conference CAAD Futures 201. Sao Paulo, Brazil, July 8-10, 2015, pp. 397-410.

2015          Grobman, Y.J., Empirical Methods for Measuring and evaluating Architectural Space. Horizons in Geography. (Paper accepted).

2015          Shemesh, A. Bar, M. Grobman, Y.J. “Space and Human Perception – Exploring Our Reaction to Different Geometries of Spaces” . 20th International Conference of the Association of Computer-Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia CAADRIA 2015 (Abstract and paper accepted).

2015          Weizmann, M. Amir, O. Grobman, Y.J. “Topological interlocking in architectural design”. 20th International Conference of the Association of Computer-Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia CAADRIA 2015 (Abstract and paper accepted).

2015          Blonder, A., Grobman, Y.J. “Complex geometry design and fabrication with fiber reinforced polymers in architecture״. Architectural Science Review.Rev. 0, 1–12. 2015.

2014          Grobman, Y.J. Kozlovsky, R. “On The Shores Of Architecture – Computational Fluid Dynamics In Architectural Design”. Rethinking Comprehensive Design: Speculative Counterculture, Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Computer-Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia (CAADRIA 2014) / Kyoto 14-16 May 2014, pp. 853–862 (Fully refereed abstract and paper). 2014.

2014          Pankratov Yekutiel, T. Grobman, Y.J. “Controlling Kinetic Cladding Components In Building Facades – A Case For Autonomous Movement”. Rethinking Comprehensive Design: Speculative Counterculture, Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Computer-Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia (CAADRIA 2014) / Kyoto 14-16 May 2014, pp. 129–138. (Fully refereed abstract and paper). 2014.

2014          Grobman, Y.J. Kozlovsky, R. Wave Park: A Techno-biological Model for developing the Israel Shorelines. In Ecology & Environment. Vol 5, Issue 1. Pp 86-88. 2014.

2013          Ben-Alon, L. Sacks, R. Grobman, Y.J. “Similarities and differences between humans’ and social insects’ building processes and building behaviours”. 2014 Construction Research Congress (CRC). Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA. pp. 51-60 (Fully refereed  paper).

2013          Karake Tener, P., Grobman, Y.J. “Smart Tiles systems – Spatial Structures Based on Tile Systems without External Joints”. Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED13), Design for Harmonies, Vol.9: Design Methods and Tools, Seoul, Korea. 19-22. August 2013 (Fully refereed paper).

2013          Grobman, Y.J. “Teaching architectural design in the 21st century – form, performance and function”. Architectural education in the 21st century. School of Architecture, Southeast University, Nanjing, China. 15-16,6,2013.

2013          Grobman, Y.J.. “Cellular Building Envelopes” . ICoRD  ’13 International Conference on Research into Design. Indian Institute of Technology , Chennai, 7-9 January 2013 (Fully refereed abstract and paper).

2013          Grobman, Y.J., Pankratov Yekutiel, T. 2013. “Autonomous Movement of Kinetic Cladding Components in Building Facades” . in: Chakrabarti, A., Prakash, R.V. (Eds.), ICoRD’13, Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering. Springer India, pp. 1051–1061. Chosen as one of the most distinguished papers in the conference (out of about 200 submitted papers. Fully refereed abstract and paper). 2013.

2011          Grobman, Y.J. “The influence of computation on architecture – the local and global dimensions”. Review Preview: The Arts in Israel in the 21st Century. The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel. (in Hebrew) 18-19 December 2012.

2011          Grobman, Y.J. “New Directions in Agent-Based Generative Architectural Design”. Parc – Research in Architecture and Design. Vol2, Number 7. Pp 1-21.

2011          Grobman, Y.J., Amster, E. “Implications of Green Buildings on Human Health in Israel”.  Geography Research Forum (GRF) Vol. 31. Pp 70-82.

2011          Grobman, Y.J. and Ron, R. “Digital Form Finding – Generative use of simulation processes by architects in the early stages of the design process“. RESPECTING FRAGILE PLACES [29th eCAADe Conference], University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Architecture (Slovenia) 21-24 September 2011, pp.107-115. (Fully refereed paper). 2011.

2010          Grobman, Y.J., Yezioro A. and Capeluto I.G.. “Non-Linear Architectural Design Process”. International Journal of Architectural Computing (IJAC), issue 01, volume 08. Pp 41-53.

2009          Grobman, Y.J., Yezioro A. and Capeluto I.G. “Computer-based Form-generation in Architectural Design – A Critical Review”. International Journal of Architectural Computing (IJAC), issue 04, volume 07. Pp 535-553.

2009          Grobman, Y.J., “Architecture as an Expertise – A Shift from Modes of Representation to Modes of Simulation”. Expertise – Media Specificity and Interdisciplinary conference. Tel Aviv University (Fully refereed abstract and paper, proceeding includes only abstracts).

2008          Grobman, Y.J., Yezioro A.  and Capeluto I.G. “Building Form-generation Based On Multiple Performance Envelopes”. PLEA, Towards Zero Energy Building. 25th International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture, Dublin, Ireland. (Fully refereed abstract and paper) ISBN: 78-1-905254-34-7.

2007          Grobman, Y.J., Yezioro A.  and Capeluto I.G. “Performance Based Form-generation in Architectural Design – Using Performance Envelopes in a Generative Computer-Oriented Design Method”. Proc. of Tectonics Making Meaning International Conference. Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands. (Fully refereed abstract and paper) ISBN: 978-90-386-1186-0.

2007          Grobman, Yasha J. & Neuman, Eran. “Computer-Oriented Design Methods in the Digital Design Studio”. Future and Character of Architectural Education. International Conference on Architectural Education. Beijing. (Fully refereed paper) China Architecture & Building Press. pp. 284-289.

2003          Grobman, Yasha. J. “Virtual Museum”. Proceedings of the Israeli Museum Studies, conference. Tel Aviv University. May, 2003 (in Hebrew), pp. 39-45.

 

Book chapters

Five Moments book

Five Moments book

2016          Grobman, Yasha. J. The Evolution of Biological Dimensions in Israeli Architecture. In “LifeObject – Emerging Biology and Architecture”. Eds. Bachelet, I. Bauer, B. Blonder, A. Eylat, Y. Lazarovitch, N. Israeli Pavilion for the 2016 Venice Architectural Biennale. Stern-Thal Pres. Montreal. Canada. Pp155-161. 2016.

2012          Grobman, Yasha. J. “The Impact of the Digital Revolution on Architecture – The Local and Global Dimensions.” in Review Preview: The Arts in Israel in the 21st Century. The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel. (in Hebrew) 18-19 December 2012

2011          Grobman, Yasha. J. Blonder, A. The nonlinear history of the Tel-Aviv museum’s architecture. In Five Moments – Trajectories in the Architecture Design of the Tel Aviv Museum. Grobman, Yasha. J. Blonder, A. Eds. Tel Aviv Museum Press.

2010          Grobman, Yasha J.  Ron. Ruth. Turning Design on Its Head – Generative Use of Simulation Processes by Architects in the Early Stages of the Design Process. Faculty of Architecture in the University of Florida Press.

2010          Grobman, Yasha. J. “Soft[ware] boundaries – complex geometry in architectural design.” In The Beauty of Japheth in the Tents of Shem: Studies in Honor of Mordechai Omer, Eds. Taragan, H. Gal, N. Assaph – Studies in Art History, vols. 13-14, Tel-Aviv University. Pp 585-599.

2008          Grobman, Yasha. J. Sprecher Aaron. “Reflections on the Generation of the Exhibition Design.” In Performalism – Form and Performance in Digital Architecture. Eds. Grobman, Yasha J. & Neuman, E. Tel Aviv Museum of Art, cat. 8/2008. pp. 34-39.

2008          Grobman, Yasha. J. “The Various Dimensions of the Concept of “Performance” in Architecture”. In Performalism – Form and Performance in Digital Architecture. Eds. Grobman, Yasha J. & Neuman, E. Tel Aviv Museum of Art, cat. 8/2008. pp. 13-17.

2008          Neuman, E. Grobman, Yasha. J. “Performalism: A Manifesto for Architectural Performance”. In Performalism – Form and Performance in Digital Architecture. Eds. Grobman, Yasha J. & Neuman E. Tel Aviv Museum of Art, cat. 8/2008. pp. 8-13.

2004          Grobman, Yasha. J. “Beyond The Program””. In A New Building Tel Aviv Museum of Art. The Herta and Paul Amir Architectural Competition. Tel Aviv Museum of Art, cat. 3/2004. pp. 64-67.

 

Books and Special Issues

Performalism book

Performalism book

2011          “Performalism – Between Form, Function and Performance in Contemporary Architecture”. Grobman, Yasha. J. Neuman, E. Eds. Routledge Press. The book is based on an exhibition and a catalogue that took place in Tel Aviv Museum of Art on 2008.  ISBN 978-0-415-58361. 208 pages.

2011          Five Moments – Trajectories in the Architecture Design of the Tel Aviv Museum. Grobman, Yasha. J. Blonder, A. Eds. Tel Aviv Museum Press. ISBN978-965-539-039-1. 256 pages (Hebrew & English)
Publications about this project:
– , Man, N. 2011. Culture Acropolis in the Hebrew City. Review on the book at Makor Rishon Literature supplement. (Heb) http://musaf-shabbat.com/2011/12/08
– Xnet – Yediot Haaronot, Recommended new architecture books. 11/2011. http://www.xnet.co.il/architecture/articles/0,14710,L-3091144,00.html

– Five Moments exhibition. Domus magazine, Israel #018. 2012. Pp 32-33.

– Five Moments exhibition. Architecture of Israel Quarterly (AI). #88 2/2012. Pp-18-19 (In Hebrew/English)

– “5 Moments in the Architecture of Tel Aviv Museum” by Noam Dvir  In Haaretz newspaper. 31.10.2011 (In Hebrew).

– “The Tel Aviv Derby: On the new building of Tel Aviv Museum”. By Jontan Kinarti in Maariv newspaper. 27/10/2011 (In Hebrew).

 

Professional Books written/edited by me

2008          Performalism – Form and Performance in Digital Architecture. Grobman, Yasha J. Neuman, E. Eds. Tel-Aviv Museum of Art Press. 2008. 179 pages.  ISBN 978-965-7161-73-0.

Publications about this project:

– Performalism – A budding design movement asks: What does it mean for a building to perform? By Lance Hosey. In Architects the magazine of American institute of Architects. 24.5.2010. (In English)

– “Right click to close a balcony” By Ester Zandberg. In Haaretz newspaper. 17.9.2008 (In Hebrew).

– “The Bellybuttun of the form” By Ester Zandberg. In Haaretz newspaper. 21.8.2008 (In Hebrew).
– “The functionalism is dead, long live the new discourse – an interview with the curators of Performalism  “ By Noga Laser. In “Redesign” www.redesign.co.il 18.8.2008

– “In search of ‘personal’ space” by Ziva Sternhell. In Haaretz international book supplement. 17.9.2008 (In English).

_ “The buildings that laugh at Azrieli towers” in Haaretz newspaper. 26.8.2008 (In Hebrew)/

– “My lover built my home” In Haaretz Weekend Supplement. 13.6.2008 (In Hebrew/English).
 

Papers in Professional Journals and Other Publications

2008          Grobman, Yasha. J “ Performance” XXI magazine, Turkey. 10/2008. Pp 54-56. (In Turkish).

2008          Ferdman, A and Grobman, Yasha. “It is not just Jerusalem” Il Giornale Dell Architectura. Anno 7. N. 61. April 2008. (In Italian)

2006          Grobman, Yasha. J. “Archi-Types and Archi-Codes”. 7/2006. Text for the Gen[h]ome workshop in Tel Aviv University. Published in T_CODE website – http://tx.technion.ac.il/~tcode/.

2005          Grobman, Yasha. J. “The Digital Era in Architecture – Revolution or Evolution”. Israeli Architecture (AI). 63/2005 (in Hebrew and English), pp. 78-81.

 

Reports

2011          Green Retrofit – invited report for the municipality of Jerusalem. 2.2011. In collaboration with Arielle Blonder.

2015          Police stations design – Invited report for the Israeli Police. 5.2015. In collaboration with Dalit Shach-Pinsly.

2015          Wave Park – Invited report for the Tel – Aviv Municipality that examines the potential of creating a new type of waterfront. 7.2015. In collaboration with Roy Kozlovsky.

 

PhD Thesis

2008         Building the Digital World – Architectural Design Methods Based on the Use of Digital Tools – Performance Based Form Generation and Optimization. Supervised by Abraham Yezioro and Guedi Capeluto

 

March Thesis (AA DRL)

2001         Brand Gallery. Supervised by Brett Steele.