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    panels part II

    By A Center for Ants?
    May 13, '07 7:08 PM EST

    to answer a few questions and provide more info...

    tiles are vacuumed formed PETG plastic so they're a few ounces at best for a 15" wide panel. think the weight of a 2 liter soda bottle. the process is intended to simulate superplastic forming of aluminum panels. the studio is inteded to use vacuum forming as a rapid prototyping method towards a aluminum SPF panel.

    4 students in this group. you have to do this as this studio is a voluntarily additional class on top of the typical work load.

    here are a few renderings of a typ. 30'x15' structural bay with the tiles... you can start to see how the pattern can shift across the field to create difference, gradient, singularities, and overall field continuity.


    White Panel Rendering


    Aluminum Finish Rendering Test - Daylight


    Panel Grouping Possibility


    Individual Panels



     
    • 4 Comments

    • thats rather trippy...it is still hard to tell the scale of those things tho. Great work nonetheless

      May 13, 07 9:44 pm
      Ben Foster

      did you once work at MRY?

      May 14, 07 9:05 pm
      dedubs

      that's pretty damn sweet.

      May 14, 07 9:23 pm
      Ben Foster

      that is really nice

      May 14, 07 9:44 pm

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