Friday, December 31, 2010

Early Photos: Site Installation

Stop by the local businesses that supported our work this semester and check out the final products! Be sure to support them as well. We reaped immense rewards through this process and hope that they find new customers and business because of it. Help us show them our gratitude. Thanks.
Hi Hat Lounge 1701 N Arlington Pl

Roast Coffee Company 2132 E Locust St

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Saturday, December 4, 2010

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Making a scale

The tedious process of pounding out a scale.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

studio innov8 diagrams and fullscale mock-up

undulation pattern diagram
surface treatment process

connection diagram

full scale mockup with lighting

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Studio review with David Lewis of LTL

Saturday, November 13, 2010

just joists

Project progressing, no new images for now. Here's some of the latest...
One challenge we are dealing with is the antique construction at our installation site. The coffee shop is housed in a building built in the first decade of the last century. 'When 2 x 4's were two by four' is becoming a popular phrase. Beefier ceiling joists (3 x 12's approx.) are bonus for us, but where are those pesky guys? 16 oc it seems, but with no blue prints, we'll have to go exploring...
and we're off

Thanks to Chad and Therese, we've got an accurate idea of where we can hang the piece now. Our increasingly serpentine plan is going to have to cross those joists across limited spans at a minimum number of points. One step closer...

Sunday, November 7, 2010

roast renderings

The atmosphere is electric in here... must be the caramel cosmos.

parametric pavilion... still in progress

updates coming soon!