Father teaches his son how to build a dome Paradise is a shopping mall, performance (1994). Caraffa Museum, Argentina
Globos: space tracing convivial event (paper lanterns launching) Cordoba, Argentina (1998)
CONTENTS 1) CRANBROOK FESTIVAL PROJECT 2) BAMBOO & FIBER 3) UNIT SYSTEMS
Vesta convivial event (communal cooking) Michigan (2001)
CRANBROOK FESTIVAL PROJECT
CRANBROOK FESTIVAL PROJECT CRANBROOK ACADEMY OF ART (CAA) BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI (2004) (with Harry Giles Structural Design) For CAA Summer Music & Dance Festival.
study model (clay)
STAGE CANOPY: demontable pop-up steel structure and translucent PVDF structural fabric.
Pavillions shape generated by butt-joining curved panels.
Festival structures also include sponsor’s pavillions (brellas) made from recycled PET soda battles, with demountable internal steel frame (13’ dia.), woven by rural community in Argentina. Argentinean Partners : Copacabana Weavers and architects Pablo Capitanelli, Diego Dragotto and Alejandro Romanutti. Argentinian weavers working on curved panels
Sponsor’s Pavillions full scale study
Collapsible Dome (2003)
BAMBOO & FIBER
Prototype (2003) Bamboo grid shell structure
Pin-wheel connectors Bamboo grid shell structure
Barrio Toba. Rosario, Argentina
Papel Prensa (on-going). Social technology project Rosario & Cordoba, Argentina Proposal for the development and empowering of a disfranchised urban community of informal paper scavengers . Partners: â€œLa Constructoraâ€? Coop. Avina Foundation
(next page) paper panel profile studies Papel Prensa project
(previous page) Connector studies
Prototypes Bamboo Frame House (with lap connectors) Nothe: this research to be integrated with Papel Prensa (see previous spread).
A personal history of brick on-going research
Pheasantry Garden Competition, Prague (1997) (w/Dagmar Frinta) Paving plan
Pheasantry Garden Competition, Prague (1997) (w/Dagmar Frinta) Details
Masonry units, full scale prototypes High School & Community College Proposal Bushwick, Brooklyn (1992)
Masonry units, full scale prototypes Housing Proposal Comillas, Spain (1997)
Garden Court Elevation Menilmontant Apartment Building, Paris (1996) Masonry Units, full scale prototypes Menilmontant Apartment Building Paris (1996)
Study Model (field) Tosco Brick landscape proposal EKWC, The Netherlands (2000)
Study model/collage Tosco Brick landscape proposal
Conceptual plan Tosco Brick landscape proposal
Masonry Unit, full scale prototype Tosco Brick landscape proposal EKWC, The Netherlands (2000)
Temporary structure. Cranbrook Art Museum, Michigan (1997) Collaborators: Cranbrook Arch. Deparment students
Sketch Gate for Scripps Park , Detroit (1994) Prototype Gate for Scripps Park, Detroit (1994)
performance Paradise is a shopping mall (1994) Caraffa Museum, Argentina
Prototype Dome with tapered bricks (1996)
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Published on May 27, 2010
Father teaches his son how to build a dome Paradise is a shopping mall, performance (1994). Caraffa Museum, Argentina 1) CRANBROOK FESTIVAL...