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