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