Sightline calculation from Rice Gallery public lobby.
Unfolded surface.
Models investigate light diffusion and reflection across the glass plane at Rice Gallery.
MF-142 Structural schematic showing cable and rib clearance options.
MF-142 Load bearing structure.
Rib assembly.
Fluid cooled milling of aluminum plate.
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.
Prior to final fabrication, aluminum samples confirm the scalar relationship between material thickness and channel width.
S-337473 Joint for pivot prototyope
S-281913 Printed joint for tube connection
Prefabricated elements are assembled at Art Basel Miami Beach.
W-120301 A computer model calculates the relationship between viewing position and angle of reflection.
The fabricator prepares the dxf file for milling.
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.
A parametric study develops the relationship of the aluminum honeycomb panels to the underlying rib structure.
Slight angle shifts in the mirror plane significantly impact sight lines.
Aluminum elements are prepared for folding.
Anchors for threaded rod.
D-33 Schematic diagram of intersection with 6 discrete rooms.
D-33 Light model studies the temperature of white light in six discrete rooms.
Folding arrangement for a single folded panel.
D-33 Full scale mock up of light levels across framed aperture.
D-33 3-way joint developed from two intersecting pieces of aluminum.
A model demonstrates the reflection between upper and lower rooms.
Core sample of veneer, corian, high density foam, and cavity for aluminum tubing.
D-33 Sightline and reflection pattern across 50% reflective glass.
Comparative model of 2 and 3 sided glass support. The model explores how edge support schema impact reflection distortion.
MF-142 Load-in of prefabricated element at Annely Juda Fine Art.
MF-142 Flooring pattern for upper and lower surface of prefabricated edge.
MF-142 A model reveals the interior structure sandwiched between the exterior skins.
MF-142 File coordinating flooring pattern of aperture opening and prefabricated edge.
Light model compare reflective glass coating.
D-33 Light schematic for six adjacent rooms.
610-3365
A series of unfolding options are generated to joint locations across aluminum panels.
Anodized aluminum pieces are pre-fit before folding.
Assembly of aluminum skin.
Pin connection supports the top edge of the laminated glass.
610-3365 Eight sheets of CNC milled plywood are bent in the Mattress Factory’s third floor gallery.
610-3365 The bent wooden element awaits placement between the window and ceiling opening.
Assembly of aluminum skin.
Spacers are placed to insure a regular gap between folded aluminum panels.
W-120301
D-33 Diagram to determine relative light temperature in each of the six adjacent rooms.
P-131317
Models investigate reflection and transparency across a glass plane.
D-33 Model to assess color temperature.
Bent plywood is fit to frame.
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.
Load analysis for sloped glass.
Aluminum pieces are pre-fit before folding.
D-33 3-way joint developed from two intersecting pieces of aluminum.
D-33 Tiling options generated in Rhino through Grasshopper plug-in.
Models are viewed under different light conditions.
D-33 Light gels are used to shift kelvin value.
D-33 A light study indicates the light temperature in one of the six gallery rooms.
Full scale model to test viewing distance and reflected sight lines.
D-33 Light model studies the temperature of white light in six discrete rooms.
Aluminum panels inspected prior to folding.
Anodized aluminum pieces are pre-fit before folding.
Laminated glass plane supports live-load.
Laminated glass plane supports live load.
An early structural model for cable system deployed in OE-15
Lapjoint of bent wooden aperture is prepared for gluing.
610-3365 A view from the fourth floor of the wooden aperture in progress.
Models investigate reflection and transparency across a glass plane.
Tiling pattern for aluminum honeycomb skin.
D-33 3-way joint developed from two intersecting pieces of aluminum.
D-33 Stress analysis of glass supported on 3 edges.
P-01 Aluminum joint geometry is developed using parametric manipulation.
D-33 Tiling options generated in Rhino through Grasshopper plug-in.
S-337473 Joint for pivot prototyope
Stress analysis of glass supported on 2 edges.
Drawings for rib fabrication and assembly.