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