Tuesday, March 18, 2008

folded surfaces

here are a few images testing folded surface generation.

paper exhibits zero gaussian curvature at all points on its surface, and only folds naturally along lines of zero curvature. but the curvature along the surface of a non-folded crease in the paper, as is easily done with wet paper or a fingernail, is no longer subject to this constraint. -Wikipedia

Saturday, March 8, 2008

cellular house

some further development of the cellular typology. working the floor plan of this detached home to include outdoor terraces at every other cell as well as experimenting with framing the openings on the façade.