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