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