In this phase of the project the possibilities of working with physical design artifacts were investigated. The experiment was aiming to learn from the designers tacit knowledge by analyzing physical models and their performances created by the designers, to design new...
AUTHORS: James Solly and Saman Saffarian
Lightweight, Long-Span Fibrous Construction
Paul Poinet (ESR06) and I recently collaborated on a competition proposal for the Tallinn Architecture Biennale 2017 folly competition. After a qualifying round and long discussions with the organizers and jury, we placed second in the end.
A visit to Blumer-Lehmann to discuss the impending secondment and how the research could be integrated.
Quick update to show some photos of molds and the laminating process. Progress is much slower than planned and we experienced some setbacks – technical and scheduling – but things are moving and slowly improving.
Data management issues and the development of a flexible workpiece model to cross-reference and contain fabrication data for individual glulam components.