Archinect - News 2017-08-23T12:02:28-04:00 CNC-Milled Baby Crib by Radlab, Inc Alexander Walter 2011-11-01T19:28:59-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="374" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Boston-based design and digital fabrication firm <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Radlab, Inc</a> has sent us an exceptionally cute example of robo milling: a baby crib with a twist.</p> <p> Here's the project description from Radlab, Inc:</p> <p> <strong>Eli's Crib</strong><br> Client: Jose and Ashley Silva<br> Location: Cambridge, MA<br> Date: 2011</p> <p> The hybrid crib and youth bed was commissioned with an interest in creating an alternative to the standard crib: solid instead of slatted, low and partially open rather than high and closed off, compelling and integral as opposed to generic and alien. Our response, in an effort to provide a framework for processing these pragmatic and aesthetic concerns, was to explore an interplay of conceptual dualities: dark and light, hard and soft, thick and thin, solid and void, analog and digital. At its core, the project is a simple expression of the convergence between overtly additive and subtractive processes, the building up of many layers of material meeting the excavation of many layers material. The relation...</p>