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