D-33 Tiling options generated in Rhino through Grasshopper plug-in.
Tiling pattern for aluminum honeycomb skin.
Folding arrangement for a single folded panel.
Aluminum panels inspected prior to folding.
Assembly of aluminum skin.
Assembly of aluminum skin.
Prior to final fabrication, aluminum samples confirm the scalar relationship between material thickness and channel width.
A grasshopper definition was developed to slice the aluminum skin along user-specified planes, unfolded each resulting segment, and tested for fit within our limited sheet size.
610-3365 A view from the fourth floor of the wooden aperture in progress.
A model demonstrates the reflection between upper and lower rooms.
Full scale model to test viewing distance and reflected sight lines.
Comparative model of 2 and 3 sided glass support. The model explores how edge support schema impact reflection distortion.
D-33 Diagram to determine relative light temperature in each of the six adjacent rooms.
Models investigate light diffusion and reflection across the glass plane at Rice Gallery.
D-33 Light model studies the temperature of white light in six discrete rooms.
MF-142 Load-in of prefabricated element at Annely Juda Fine Art.
D-33 Schematic diagram of intersection with 6 discrete rooms.
Sightline calculation from Rice Gallery public lobby.
Rib assembly.
The fabricator prepares the dxf file for milling.
W-120301 A computer model calculates the relationship between viewing position and angle of reflection.
S-281913 Printed joint for tube connection
Drawings for rib fabrication and assembly.
Perforation tests for aluminum honeycomb folding.
An early structural model for cable system deployed in OE-15
D-33 Tiling options generated in Rhino through Grasshopper plug-in.
Anchors for threaded rod.
Anodized aluminum pieces are pre-fit before folding.
Fluid cooled milling of aluminum plate.
Stress analysis of glass supported on 2 edges.
Models are viewed under different light conditions.
D-33 3-way joint developed from two intersecting pieces of aluminum.
W-120301 A model investigates the relationship of the stacked galleries at the Baltimore Museum of Art. The scale of the model allows the viewer to experience the framed reflection from each of the three spaces.
Laminated glass plane supports live load.
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Bent plywood is fit to frame.
Laminated glass plane supports live-load.
Load analysis for sloped glass.
A series of unfolding options are generated to joint locations across aluminum panels.
Lapjoint of bent wooden aperture is prepared for gluing.
A parametric study develops the relationship of the aluminum honeycomb panels to the underlying rib structure.
Aluminum pieces are pre-fit before folding.
D-33 Light model studies the temperature of white light in six discrete rooms.
D-33 Model to assess color temperature.
Pin connection supports the top edge of the laminated glass.
D-33 Light schematic for six adjacent rooms.
MF-142 Structural schematic showing cable and rib clearance options.
Spacers are placed to insure a regular gap between folded aluminum panels.
P-01 Aluminum joint geometry is developed using parametric manipulation.
D-33 Stress analysis of glass supported on 3 edges.
MF-142 Load bearing structure.
MF-142 Flooring pattern for upper and lower surface of prefabricated edge.
Anodized aluminum pieces are pre-fit before folding.
D-33 Light gels are used to shift kelvin value.
MF-142 File coordinating flooring pattern of aperture opening and prefabricated edge.
S-337473 Joint for pivot prototyope
Light model compare reflective glass coating.
Models investigate reflection and transparency across a glass plane.
MF-142 A model reveals the interior structure sandwiched between the exterior skins.
610-3365 Eight sheets of CNC milled plywood are bent in the Mattress Factory’s third floor gallery.
D-33 A light study indicates the light temperature in one of the six gallery rooms.
Core sample of veneer, corian, high density foam, and cavity for aluminum tubing.
Unfolded surface.
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Models investigate reflection and transparency across a glass plane.
A grasshopper definition handled a detailed, rigid unfolding of each aluminum segment, taking into account material thickness. This produced the necessary channel widths to be milled into the piece for a given fold angle.
S-337473 Joint for pivot prototyope
D-33 3-way joint developed from two intersecting pieces of aluminum.
Prefabricated elements are assembled at Art Basel Miami Beach.
Slight angle shifts in the mirror plane significantly impact sight lines.
D-33 Full scale mock up of light levels across framed aperture.
D-33 3-way joint developed from two intersecting pieces of aluminum.
Aluminum elements are prepared for folding.
D-33 Sightline and reflection pattern across 50% reflective glass.
610-3365 The bent wooden element awaits placement between the window and ceiling opening.