Compas is a software platform developed by the Block Research Group of the ETZ Institute of Technology Zurich. The aim of the project is to develop a unifying frame of reference for the abundant ecosystem of design applications and software libraries using the Python programming language. Being carried out by a university, it is a project mainly oriented towards research and experimentation, particularly in the field of digital manufacturing and mechatronics with the participation of Gramazio Kholer Reasearch.