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