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