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