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