Di W George Portfolio

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di w george Selected works 2014 / 2016 Master of Architecture University of Pennsylvania



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ANTALYA OPERA HOUSE

Formality versus informality through definition of interior and exterior spaces. The complex and juxtaposing relationships are portrayed through formalistic expressions.

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OPTI-CHROME

Project aims to create a high performance office building on the high line by combining data from light, air and heat with spatial configurations of multi-purpose office spaces.

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LA RIVER REVITALIZATION

Transition from infrastructure to public spaces through artificial landscape

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TURING TOWER

Using generative method to create an integrated luxury+minimal residential tower that deals with issues of dense urban housing and logical organization of flexible spaces..

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MUSEUM ISLAND

Exploring the relationship between the ‘living’ and the ‘dead’ through a series of bizzarre spaces and programs.

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ERODING CITY

Redefine urban framework of a riverfront campus by establishing interconnected thresholds through accumulating, colliding, eroding and decomposing different programs.

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OTHER WORKS

Other explorations of design methods including drawing, theory, and digital fabrication.


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CELLULAR MORPHOLOGY Antalya Opera House Antalya. Turkey Instructor: Sulan Kolatan

The investigation of two opposing concepts - the mega event space and sustainable urban mobility - is an ongoing design agenda that attempts to create dynamic formal structures while addressing the urgency in environmental resiliency. Situated in Antalya, a city rich in culture and history, the project contemplates the challenges to unite and leverage mega formal expressions with environmental and cultural resilience to maintain the integrity of the local city. The mega theater scrutinizes ideas of interior and exterior spaces, native and alien flora, ambiance of amateur versus professional film festivals, as well as the shift toward bicycle over vehicular transportation. The project brings all of these aspects together to create a new theater space to host the Golden Orange Film Festival. Multi scalar moments throughout the design addresses issues of time, space and culture. Eroding green roofs and walls integrated in the theater structure ultimately obscures the mega form on the site - making for a concealed but strong presence in Antalya. These conflicting elements are portrayed in formalistic expressions through geometry, hierarchy, and scale. When brought together, they create an architecture that becomes a catalyst of the local culture of Antalya.

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Indivisual cell morph

ENTRANCE TO MAIN THEATER

ENTRANCE TO MAIN THEATER

ACCESSIBLE CISTERN

ACCESSIBLE CISTERN EXPOSED TRAVERTINE SPACE

PHOTOBOOTH

EXPOSED TRAVERTINE SPACE

PHOTOBOOTH WATER CISTERN

WATER CISTERN

CORTEGE ROUTE

CORTEGE ROUTE

EXPOSED TRAVERTINE SPACE

EXPOSED TRAVERTINE SPACE RED CARPET PHOTOBOOTH

RED CARPET PHOTOBOOTH

WATER CISTERN

WATER CISTERN ENTRANCE TO MAIN THEATER

ENTRANCE TO MAIN THEATER

Bike + Car circulation

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Red Carpet drive through

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200’

TERRACE

BICYCLE & PEDESTRIAN ENTRANCE

BICYCLE & PEDESTRIAN ENTRANCE

BICYCLE PARKING / SERVICE BICYCLE & PEDESTRIAN ENTRANCE BICYCLE PARKING / SERVICE

WATER CISTERN MAIN THEATER

THEATER

AUXILIARY THEATER

PEDESTRIAN ENTRANCE

CAFE

RED CARPET ENTRANCE FROM CORTEGE

AUXILIARY THEATER

TERRACE

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0’

Site plan

108’ 96’ 84’

STUDIO SPACE

72’

RAIN GARDEN

60’ 48’ 36’

RAIN GARDEN

24’ 12’

WATER CISTERN

0’ -12’ -24’ -36’ -48’ -60’

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Bike + Car pathways

ROOFTOP AMPHITHEATER CAFE

BICYCLE PARKING / SERVICE

CORTEGE ROUTE

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OPTI CHROME High Performance Office Building Highline Park. NYC Instructor: Franca Trubiano

Project aims to create a high performance office building on the high line by combining data from light, air and heat with spatial configurations of multi-purpose office spaces. The project offers solutions to deal with both environmental and spatial issues. The concept derives from a life size koleidascope both digitally and physically which produces different sets of color and geometric combinations. From these sets of patterns we investigate the geometry form in relation to color and structure. To maximize day light and minimize waste, the facade has to adapt to the changes in temperature and orientation of the sun. The facade of this project offers a 3D pattern system which is arranged differently according to the form, program and orientation of the building. Each of the ‘shading devices’ has color changing films that can shade as well as filtering light in with hues of different colors. This system allows the facade to shade typical office spaces and bring more light into common spaces with breathable green walls. This building allows for 5 different renters (companies), each has their own 4-story common area with self sustaining green wall and their own mechanical systems to heat and ventilate all the spaces from the facade to the core.

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Red - white

Green - white

Blue - white

GRID FOLDING - Color to Geometry Transformation

Facade Transformation 60°

UNIT 1

2-1/4” 1-1/8”

90°

30° 2”

60°

RIGHT TRANGLE 60°

60°

ISOSCELES OR EQUILATERAL TRIANGLE

OPEN

CLOSED 60°

- DIFFICULT TO CONTROL - TOO MANY CHANGING VARIABLES

60°

60°

INDIVISUAL UNIT AGGREGATION

COMBINED UNIT AGGREGATION

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- MORE CONTROL - RETAINS ROTATING AND CHANGING APERATURE ELEMENTS - CREATES MORE FORM VARIATION

UNIT 2

UNIT 3


OPAQUE COMPONENTS

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TRANSLUCENT & OPAQUE COMPONENTS

var 100.00 <= 90.00 <= 80.00 <= 70.00 <= 60.00 <= 50.00 <= 40.00 <=

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POTENTIAL PROGRAMS OFFICE AUDITORIUM RESTROOM CAFETERIA LOUNGE

OFFICE AUDITORIUM RESTROOM CAFETERIA LOUNGE

OFFICE AUDITORIUM RESTROOM CAFETERIA LOUNGE

OFFICE CAFETERIA LOUNGE LOBBY

OFFICE AUDITORIUM CAFETERIA LOBBY

Facade Day Light Studies

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Air flow studies

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Detailed Facade Section

Typical Office Plan 13

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Highline Lv Plan


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Ground Plaza Plan

Section A Studio Work

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West Elevation

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South Elevation


Detailed Model Photos

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WATER MATTER LA River Revitalization Park Los Angeles. California Instructor: Florencia Pita

The trapenzoidal concrete channels in the 51 mile long Los Angeles River was originally built for protection from fluds. This massive infrustructure is now an icon of Los Angeles from it’s appearance in numerous holywood productions. This project looks to re-use and re-vise a section of the river in the heart of the city by first investigate issues such as pollution and transportation, then create an artificial landscape using various techniques such as painting, layering and carving. The new park aims to blur blundaries between the east and the west banks by setting up different programs and connectors between the two. While adding new life to the largely unused spaces, the landscape programs also act as filtration incubators to purify the polluted river nd give the water new functionalities such as swimming pools and eco ponds.

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TURING TOWER Minimal+Luxury Apartments Highline Park, NYC Instructor: Jonas Coersmeier

The 50,000 SQF residential tower for Turing Institute derives from aggregating interconnected spatial units that form different types of urban living spaces. This project uses generative design method inspired by Alan Turing, The formation of spatial units follow strict rule sets which is informed by organic structual organization and simple mathmatical logic. The aggregation of these units offers the tower continuity both in structure and space. To achieve the programmatic goal which is to create truly integrated luxury and minimal live+work spaces, the tower is made of several clusters, each cluster has a variety of units ranging from studio to 2 bedroom lofts, these units have shared common spaces and circulation which allows for interactions between students and professionals living in the building. The tower sits in between 10th ave and Highline, the complex form offers maximum light and views from both sides in this dense urban setting. The base of the tower is a multi-use lobby and gallery space with access to both 10th ave and elevated highline park.

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Nature Study

Eriocaulaceae SEM image

Eriocaulaceae photograph

Generative Studies

Module aggregation 1

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Window Detail Program / User Types Program / User Types

Live / Work Loft 2 bedroom units 1 bedroom units Live / Work Studio unitsLoft 2 bedroom units 1 bedroom units Studio units

Commercial space Turing gallery Shared work space Commercial space Storage / Parking Turing gallery Shared work space Storage / Parking

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Clusternplan 1 1’ = 1/16”

Clusternplan 2 1’ = 1/16”

Orientation and

Clusternplan 1 1’ = 1/16”

W. 24th St.

10th Avenue

Clusternplan 1 1’ = 1/16”

W. 23rd St.

Clusternplan 2 1’ = 1/16”

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uxury Housing Tower

Studio Unit Plan

1 Bedroom Unit Plan

Live+Work Loft Lv 1

Sectional Perspective

Live+Work Loft Lv 2

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MUSEUM THEOF DEAD Floating Museum + Greenhouse Philadelphia. PA Instructor: Michael Loverich

This project explores the relationship between the ‘living’ and the ‘dead’ through series of bizzarre spaces and programs. The floating island is designed to be an escape from the busy city life. While the secluded museum space is under the water, and the open greenhouse field is above water level, there’s a close relationship between the displays underground and plants above. The capsules on the floor contain smaller or grouped pieces for display, the base of the capsules are also light source that illuminates both the display and interior space. These capsules combined with the ceiling capsules create a circulation path way through out the greenhouse and museum.

SECTION A

SCALE 1’-0”=1/4”

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Amorphophallus titanum

Top mulch layer Surface soil Weathering rock

Full body display capsule

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ERODING CITY Urban Cartography Center Philadelphia. PA Instructor: Josh Freese

This project aims to redefine urban framework of a riverfront campus by establishing interconnected thresholds through accumulating, colliding, eroding and decomposing different programs. The masterplan scheme is broken up into 3 main parts, academic space, commercial space, and mixed use area where academic spaces are eroded by bands of commercial programs on the ground level. Through the process of accumulation and decomposition, some urban ‘cluster’ like spaces along the street side are intensified and others like the riverfront reorganized or deployed, giving the opportunities to form various urban pockets that become public open spaces. To transition from ‘whole’ (commercial spaces) to ‘parts’ (private spaces), the elevation of outdoor landscape changes drastically from flat hardscape spaces to elevated softscape spaces, creating pockets which allow for various activities throughout different times of the day.

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Generative Image Mapping - Erosion / Explosion 9am

CLARK PARK

RITTENHOUSE SQ

PASSYUNK SQ

noon

WASHINGTON SQ

City Activity Mapping

NORRIS SQ

Erosion + Density

Site Strategy Diagrams

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CLARK PARK

RITTENHOUSE SQ

PASSYUNK SQ

8pm

WASHINGTON SQ

Site Grid

NORRIS SQ

CLARK PARK

RITTENHOUSE SQ

PASSYUNK SQ

WASHINGTON SQ

Activity Networks

NORRIS SQ

Program

Commercial

Research

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Site Section

Site Strategy Diagrams Facade Detail

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Aerial Night View


Ground Floor Plan

First Floor Plan

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REVIT DOCUMENTATIONS

UP

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4' - 2 1/2"

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2' - 8" 1' - 9" 2' - 1"

2 x10 Structural beam system

6' - 0"

Rigid insulation infill

5 1/2" insulation

9 1/4" insulation

Level 2 13' - 6"

metal wall ties

Level 2 Rear 11' - 0"

Drawn By

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Level 3 Rear 21' - 0"

Level 2 13' - 6"

Level 2 Rear 11' - 0"

Level 1 2' - 0" GROUND 0' - 0"

Level Basment -6' - 6"

Level T.O. Roof 34' - 0"

Date Drawn By

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Level 3 Rear 21' - 0"

3 #ADD 401

2 #ADD 401

Level 2 13' - 6"

Level 2 Rear 11' - 0"

Level 1 2' - 0" GROUND 0' - 0"

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Level 2 Rear 11' - 0"

1 1/2" air cavity

Scale

1 1/2" rigid insulation flashing with drip edge

metal wall ties flashing with drip edge

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4" exterior brick masonry

Level 2 13' - 6"

2' - 0"

GROUND 0' - 0"

0' - 0"

Addition to an Existing Philadelphia Rowhome

6' - 0" Metal panel

curtain wall glass panel

1" Aluminum mullions

Level 2 Rear 11' - 0"

rowlock brick sill

weep holes

ARCH 431/531: Construction Technology 1

2 1/2" rigid insulation

Aluminum louver

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#ADD CURTAIN WALL DETAIL SECTION 1 1/2" = 1'-0"

#ADD WINDOW DETAIL 1 1/2" = 1'-0"

8' - 4"

16" structual foundation wall

motar joint

Gravel

ARCH 431/531: Construction Technology 1

Level 1 2' - 0"

1" anchor bolt

Addition to an Existing Philadelphia Rowhome

H C R A

8" x 8" x 16" CMU bond beam

2.5" Aluminum mullions

6" concrete floor slab

5' x 5' operable skylight

Level Basment -6' - 6"

rowlock brick sill

metal wall ties

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CALL OUT DETAILS 1" gravel layer

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CALL OUT DETAILS

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Footing french drain

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#ADD FOUNDATION DETAIL 1 1/2" = 1'-0"

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2x10 Structural beam system

Level 3 23' - 6"

11/24/2013 9:07:42 PM

Green roof 6" Grass geotextile layer 1" sand 3/4" EPD roofing 2" insulation vapor barrier 3/4" wood sheathing 2 x10 Structural beam system 1/2" gypsum wall board

Wood joist floor

Date Drawn By

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L6X6X1/2 steel angle support

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#ADD 005

Level Basment -6' - 6"

Project Number

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Project Number 9/26/2013 Di Wang

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SECTION NORTH & SOUTH 2

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Level 3 23' - 6"

ARCH 431/531: Construction Technology 1

Level 3 23' - 6"

Addition to an Existing Philadelphia Rowhome

Level T.O. Roof 34' - 0"

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SECTIONAL PERSPECTIVE

11/24/2013 9:06:52 PM

17' - 10"

H C R A

BASEMENT& 1st FLOOR PLAN

Addition to an Existing Philadelphia

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UP

Level 3 Rear 21' - 0"

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11' - 8" DN

Level 3 23' - 6"

Wood siding wall 1 1/4" clap board siding 3/4" wood furring 3/4" wood sheathing 5 1/2" wood stud 3/4" Interior finish gypsum wall board

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ARCH 431/531: Construction Technology 1

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Addition to an Existing Philadelphia Rowhome

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Custom Curtain System with Low E Glazing

4" LW Concrete on 2" Metal Deck Floor 18" Concrete Foundation Wall

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4 1/2" suspended ceiling

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Steel Truss on Insulation EPDM Roof

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REFLECTIVE REFLECTIVE 3 CEILING PLANS CEILING PLANS

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Level 3 38' - 0"

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4 1/2" suspended ceiling Basement 1 -13' - 0"

Level 7 94' - 0" 5' - 0"

Excavation Support

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Sewer

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Level 2 24' - 0"

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Basement 2 -26' - 0"

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DETAILED BUILDING SECTION 2 532.2014

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2/14/2014

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2/14/2014

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A402

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ECOLOGICAL WALL SYSTEM Antalya International Biennale 2015 Antalya, Turkey Instructor: Sulan Kolatan TA: Hannibal Newsom This project is created during 2015 Sulan Kolatan studio as a studio effort to create a porous wall structure that allows for natural habitat such as birds and plants to populate an provide shading at the same time. The wall starts from a single minimal serface unit using grasshopper. The unit is a structure that minimizes its surface area in a given space with a set of boundaries. The unit is then aggregated and scaled to create ‘cavities’ of various sizes and shapes. The minimal surface method gives the wall both sufficient structure with minimal material and interesting form when aggregated. We fabricated the structure using FDM 3D printers that printed in segaments as modules in New York, it was then assembled and shipped to Antalya for the exhibition.

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ANALYSIS & TECHNIQUE Geometry Transformation

Status 1 status 1

Solid Surface Reflective Surface

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Status 3

Fabrication joints

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DIGITAL FORM DEFINITION & AGGREGATION Unit aggregation transformation

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Reflection in Daylight

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Reflection in Artificial Light


POLY TRANSFORMER Tiling through transformation and reflection Instructor: Josh Freese Partner: Yanghui Huang We used different digital and physical fabrication techniques to explore possibilities of space making through tiling and transforming geometric forms.

Plan

The geometry transforms from an Octahedron to Icosahedral, due to the different numbers of faces we needed to use folding techniques to wither hide or reveal the extra reflective surfaces. For physical fabrication of the model we designed a joint system between each panel of the octahedron which allows for rotation movement of each surface. The complexity of the finished pavillion is not only generated by the intricate form, but also the simultaneous result of light reflection variation. Instead of applying patterns on the surfaces of the pavillion, the reflective surfaces add another layer of ‘pattern’ on the components which visually deforms the original form. Transformation in this case is demonstrated both through the physical transition and phenomenological transition.

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ROCAILLE OBJECT Spatial rocaille etching Instructor: Ferda Kolatan Partner: Weian Wang

Rocaille emerges from 18th century rococo art and architecture. Artists like Juste Aurele Meissonier uses organic forms, asymmetry and spatial play in their 2 dimensional art and 3 dimensional design in atchitecture, furniture and strange objects. This project tries to decode spatial impossibilities in Meissonier’s etching, making this 18th century 2D art into 3D object that is out of place but contemporary. First we divide the space in the etching into 3 layers, the frame, the figurines and the collonnade in the background. The 3D space is tied together by the positions of the figurines and their relationship to the columns. The finished 3D object looks exactly like the etching from the front, but once it turns around it becomes extremely strange in the way that forms are distorted and figures are dispositioned. To enhance the play between modern techniques and rococo craft, we used zbrush to apply porcelain textures which is commonly used for rococo sculptures. The patterns work with the form of the object which blurs and distorts the boundaries between figures.

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