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