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