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