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Saturday, 14 January 2012

Twisting Concrete

Syndicate Material Experimentation

'a limited set of five different templates was used to define sixty different shells. The combination of the templates follows a logic structural rule based on the forming of double curvature. The design decisions become limited in the overall form of the combination and the puzzle designs itself by following the basic rule.In terms of fabrication what is systematic is the components that generate each individual module and not the module itself. The external curves that define the dou�ble curvature within the cube are pre-defined and can be mass-produced. A set of templates that can be put together in different combinations according to the whole panel and generate individual parts that are different from each other.'

From Shin Egashira