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Dillon Webster

Dillon Webster

Normandy Park, WA, US

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Grotesque Emergence

In the developmental stage we derived inspiration from a natural phenomenon (the brinicle, an ice formation that occurs underwater due to a liquid density difference) and attempted to recreate it using a different materiality. The wax experimentation went through several phases due to what we found to be successful. A pouring and pulling process was eventually developed for a procedural growth in which we interpreted as architectural elements, such as columns and volumetric spaces.

Using the material formation process, we moved into the digital realm in which processing was utilized as a method to explore the creation of volume. In order to do this, several rules were devised that affect the relationship between parts. While interpreting the outputs, we decided that instead of becoming an arbitrary artifact, the growth patterns could be affected by boundaries. In doing so these experimental forms can become an urban growth harboring complex formations as well as spatial components.

 
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Status: School Project
Additional Credits: Keegan Wilson

 
Wax Detail Photo
Wax Detail Photo
Wax Detail Photo
Wax Detail Photo
Wax Detail Photo
Wax Detail Photo
Process Diagram
Process Diagram
Wax Tower
Wax Tower
Catalogue
Catalogue
Urban Growth Elevation
Urban Growth Elevation
Urban Growth Elevation
Urban Growth Elevation
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Section
Plan
Plan
Perspective Section
Perspective Section