Royce Perez

Royce Perez

Cambridge, MA, US

Hybrid Drawing
Hybrid Drawing

Biologically Inspired Apparatus

A “glass sponge” was selected as the  source of biological inspiration and emergent design. Through the rules of shape grammar, analyses were conducted in order to extract a formal diagram.

The diagrams served as catalyst for form generators. By overlapping the diagrams, isolating their independent shapes, and implementing a tectonic joint it resulted in a kinetic apparatus completely separate yet inspired by its original object.

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Status: School Project
Location: Unbuilt | Site-Less
Additional Credits: Texas Tech University - Undergraduate