tested to creat a representation of the chosen form. In the case of this design, a skin made out of custom made gluelam wood louvers would.
As a design inspired from the body movement, it is important to understand how the muscles work. From the movement, and after abstracting it, came the form. Different forms could have been created from different ways of abstracting, each form would be put to the test of being in the site. The site would also have its influence on the form to creat the architecture.
b A top view form that is made out of two pieces conected by a very steep slope. c A sketch of a top view form that shows a twist in an angular form.
The chosen form would be manipulated to be able to contain useable spaces. Finally, different systems would be
butterfly kick Move by Alfred Hsing.
conceptual sketches Graphite on paper.
Published on Jan 5, 2014