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or the case-study Green Void-LAVA, it provides two different grasshoppers definitions of producing the sculpture, which are from the lofting of curves and by the use of exo-skeleton component. Throughout the iterations we had made for each alternative, we realised that by lofting the curves, it allows a broader scale of exploration rather than exo-skeleton. This is due to its output in a mesh form, which is the final state. The two iterations chosen are being evaluated through our selection criteria as listed above. Aesthetical value is a must for a sculpture to be an attention-grabber. Besides, since our rough idea of the sculpture is to focus on how the geometry of the sculptural form responds to the wind source of the site, form fluidity and dynamic motion is the crucial part to be considered. This characteristic of the geometry would hence define the unique of the spatial quality of its interior space. Our ideas could be assisted with the use of Kangaroo plugin by relaxing the rigid component of the original form, adjusting the rest length of the spring as well as changing the positions of the anchor points in order to get the best fluidity performance of the sculpture. Generally, it enhances the spatial quality of the sculpture, thus creating a more dynamic pattern. Different spatial quality in response to the air pressure will allow different experience of wind speed into the sculpture. Besides, a non-rigid geometry with smooth edges will promote smooth wind flow within the body of the sculpture. In related to the flat rectangular surface of the site and well as the rigid blocks of the buildings, the irregular sculpture would be outstanding amongst them, and hence brings

The choices are made due to the form fluidity which seems to provide a smooth flow of interior spatial quality. Different intensity of the spatial qualities could be experienced within the sculpture in a continuous relationship, unlike others which the spatial inequalities are obvious in a random way. They seems to have large openings at the ends and gradually smaller along the body. Along the creation of geometric variations, we played with the forms at the openings as well as the spatial experience along the body.

To applied these to our wind-energy generative sculpture, a creative spatial relationship that enhances the wind and user


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