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Saltworks Fall 2011 Studio: Zephyr Anthony Andrew Davis Kyle Fant Xiaoshuang Hu Allyson Justmann Andrew McCready Kelly Peoples Xiaofei Ren Bo Sheng Jody Smith Ben Stephenson Tommy Watkins Duo Yu Instructors: Joe MacDonald Arash Adel


Design Drivers


➜ Con-Figurative Processes (Bottom-Up vs Top-Down) ➜ Part to Whole Relationships ➜ Base Unit and Aggregation: Global and Local Modulation ➜ Relational Architecture ➜ Armature, Surface, and Interface

Reticulated Form


Salt Weathering


Image courtesy of Joe MacDonald

Interactivity


Constraints


10,000 allotment

Descr i pt i on Bal t i cBi r chx60 Pol ypr opyl enex13 Rubberx300' Scr ews Cr i mps Dar kSt ai n HomeDepot HomeDepot Sl i goSt eel LEDl i ght s

Sampl eCr i mps, Rubber , et c.

Model Mat er i al s

Cost $3, 992 $2, 238 $527 $111 $146 $189 $300 $433 $387 $450

$58

$220 $9, 051

Budget


Time Frame


sealant — color?

rain

Longevity


Rhino for modeling geometry

Grasshopper for defining parametric relationships

Software Capability


Vs.

bottom-up design process, collaborative design team

hierarchical design process / design team

Communication


& ? seating constraints

plywood constraints

Dimensional


Access (Plan)






Utility


twist

Movement


parts assembled from smaller pieces (able to be nested) to reduce waste

Waste Mitigation


Design Process


Process Overview


bowl cull


surface analysis

bowl construction

slat construction

spacer construction

end cap construction

Grasshopper DeďŹ nition


Bowls Construction


Slats / Spacers Construction


End Caps Construction


Design Representation


Site Plan


Bench Plan


Site Elevation


Bench Elevation




 



           

 



    

Exploded Axonometric


Exploded Axonometric Slat / Spacer Connection


steel



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rubber



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polypropylene



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plywood



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Systems


Twist Tectonics


Twist Overlay


Slat Elevations


Fabrication


Physical Model


Construction Process


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Saltworks Presentation  

Final presentation for Saltworks fabrication.

Saltworks Presentation  

Final presentation for Saltworks fabrication.

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