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