Further development for the "...meanwhile back at the ranch" container based project. Tentatively called Rancho Deluxe. Will incorporate state of the art water reclamation methods and other sustainable elements for power and infrastructure.
A chair project I have been sketching out for a while. Just got around to modeling it. Consistent with the X-Delta piece, this also is a single sheet of material with minimal surface intervention to the create the form. Details and more explanation to follow. Please check back.
Competition entry for The Forks in Winnipeg 2015
Latest competition entry for Warming Huts in Winnipeg Canada.
http://andrewmattarchitecture.com/x-delta-scalable-seating-system The X-Delta system can then be folded fairly quickly into the final form using basic tools. The fold axes are designated by a configuration of strategically placed laser cut incisions in the blank sheet. Support legs of the...
from recent work. Soft metal.
...quite literally at times. Preliminary work for some furniture pieces with high probability to move in other directions.
Some images of a scale mockup just built showing an alternate point lighting scheme.
Some alternate lighting concepts for the Prismatoid Forest project. A mock-up is currently under construction. http://andrewmattarchitecture.com/amp-disjecta/
Latest competition for work at University of Rochester. A series of translucent laser cut translucent acrylic prisms. They will be illuminated from within....hopefully by using a setup of lasers and prisms that will "connect" the individual pieces establishing specific vectors...
A short animation/study of a series of three pieces I am currently working on. Giant light prisms 8 feet tall.
The Sonic Sculpture by Ampdesign is now installed onsite at Washburn University for the next year. Thanks to all who helped with this heavy task. It was a huge success for me and I am grateful for the help and encouragement of all who participated. Notably, Laurie who decided to...
The the Sonic Sculpture piece by Ampdesign is on its way to Topeka Kansas for installation. Updates from the road are forthcoming. Some images of the pack-up.
Also preview two publications online at issu: http://issuu.com/ampdesign/docs/ampdesign_2001-2013 http://issuu.com/ampdesign/docs/selected_work_vol._01
Steel conference table with signature "compression" leg supports. This table uses a ply construction for the star shaped top. The two ply's are connected using welded studs to increase the sectional strength characteristics. The leg supports are integral to the bottom ply. The star shape allows...
Star Table by Ampdesign
Sound Sculpture by Ampdesign will be installed in a couple of weeks on the campus of Washburn University for the next year. http://vimeo.com/user18542241/sonic-sculpture
New work on Ampdesign site... http://andrewmattarchitecture.com/architectural-systems/ plus animation at the following links. Check it out.
Compression Wall System short animation
Compression Wall module detail
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