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JACOB BALLER

//ARC 182 REPRESENTATION II PORTFOLIO SPRING 2018 SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE


//TABLE OF CONTENTS


/2D Geometric Field

/3D Objects - Variation + Mutation

/Methods of Physical 3-Dimensionalization

/Differentiation, Cosmetic, Atmospheric


/2D GEOMETRIC FIELD


GOTHIC WINDOWS The Gothic window from the 13th-14th centuries follows a clear geometric logic. However, behind it are more complex geometric orders and relationships. This project focused on extracting the logics behind a particular Gothic window. These logics are transformed and used to create a new logic, exploring the densities and sparse areas of a window’s geometry.

Exercise 0 Overlapp Jacob

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Exercise 01: Part 1A Geometric Logic and Elevation Jacob Baller

ARC182: Representation II Building Facts / Building Fictions

Exercise 01: Part 1A Geometric Logic and Elevation Jacob Baller

ARC182: Representation II Building Facts / Building Fictions

Exercise 01: Part 1B Overlapping Copies Jacob Baller


/3D Objects - Variation + Mutation


COLUMN ORDERS This project focused on the reconstructing of a column with two diffierent modling softwares. One was through “Euclidean� regimes, and the second with Calculus-based regimes. The two kinds of approaches balance one another and are each suited for different kinds of modeling tasks. Through the exploration of 1-degree and 2-degree curvature, classical column orders are studied and analyzed.


ITERATIVE PROFILES This project focused on iterative transformations from the previous column. Elements extracted from the previous column include the underlying logic of it’s geometry - specifically the curves in plan and section. These curves are lofted, swept, and booleaned together in the Rhinocerous program to create various object with similar underlying DNA Exercise 02: Part 2B 3D Column Fictions: Extrusion Exercise Part 2B Jacob02: Baller 3D Column Fictions: Extrusion Jacob Baller ARC182: Representation II Building Facts / Building Fictions ARC182: Representation II Building Facts / Building Fictions


Exercise 02: Part 2B 3D Column Fictions: Loft Jacob Baller ARC182: Representation II Building Facts / Building Fictions

Exercise 02: Part 2B 3D Column Fictions: Sweep Jacob Baller ARC182: Representation II Building Facts / Building Fictions


CONSTRUCTION PROCESS

This project focused on the creation of 2-dimensional drawings that describe how the iterative transformations were made. These orthographic projections combined with annotations aim to represent the steps of construction.

Scale & Move Section Cuts

Loft

TOP VIEW

Loft

Loft & Cap

Revolve

Revolve

TOP VIEW

ELEVATION

ELEVATION

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Building Facts / Building Fictions Exercise 02C Jacob Baller

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Revolve A & B

Rails of Profiles

Boolean Intersect A & B

Sweep2

TOP VIEW

ELEVATION

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Building Facts / Building Fictions Exercise 02C Jacob Baller

Sweep2

Sweep2 & Cap


ANALYTICAL DRAWINGS This project analyzed the logics and systems of an object created previously. These drawings unpack the logics and systems and clearly communicate different stories.

Contouring

Kit-of-Parts ARC182: Representation II

Building Facts / Building Fictions Exercise 02D: Contour Jacob Baller

There is an additional focus on annotation, using text, arrows, dashed lines etc. The four drawings demonstrate the ways in which the object was modeled.

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Building Facts / Building Fictions Exercise 02D: Kit of Parts Jacob Baller


Serial Sectioning

Seaming / Unfolding

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/Methods of Physical 3-Dimensionalization

Layered Contour Model Black Museum Board


METHODS OF 3D FABRICATION This project explored the ways of 3D fabrication. There are different choices of material, scale, and fabrication methods that we make about physical modeling. In particular, there are three main focuses: unrolled surface, layered contour, and eggcrate.

Eggcrate

B19 B17 B15 B13 B11 B9 B7 B5 B4 B20 B18 B16 B14 B12 B10 B8 B6

B3

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A14 A13

A10 A8 A9

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A1 ARC182: Representation II Building Facts / Building Fictions Exercise 3 Method: Eggcrate Jacob Baller

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The three methods are then drawn out in 2D, and one method, the layered contour is then physically constructed based on the drawings.

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Building Facts / Building Fictions

Layered Contour 32”

Unrolled Surface

Exercise 3 Method: Layered Contour Jacob Baller

32”

Top (42)

36-41 18”

28-35

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20-27

16-19

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Building Facts / Building Fictions

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Bottom (43) Building Facts / Building Fictions Exercise 3 Method: Unrolled Surface Jacob Baller


/Differentiation, Cosmetic, Atmospheric


ROOF FIELDS This project explored 3D roof fields by the combination of common roof types and roof typologies. These roof fields are then manipulated to create different field types. These varying fields are shown through contours.

Planar Exercise 4A: Roof Fictions - Planar 1 Jacob Baller

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Building Facts / Building Fictions

Non-planar Exercise 4A: Roof Fictions - Planar 2 Jacob Baller

ARC182: Representation II

Building Facts / Building Fictions

Non-planar

Exercise 4A: Roof Fictions - Non-Planar Jacob Baller

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Building Facts / Building Fictions


SPATIAL MATRIX Continuing the 3D fields, roof types are constructed through framing elements. Three different linear spatial matrices are derived from intrinsic linework, external linework, and linework as a volume.

Extracted

Projected

Volume


MICRO-ARTICULATION Taking the previous fictional roof fields, greater articulation is explored on individual surfaces. Individual panels are created to place onto the surfaces of the roofs. A shingle system is created and manipulated further to be customized. A drawing is designed to communicate the different scales of panals.


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JACOB BALLER Syracuse Univeristy School of Architecture B.Arch 2022 jaballer@syr.edu

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