Luca Beltrame
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Bodies & Figures

Concrete cast panels using robotic incremental sheet forming

Instructors: Curime Batliner, Jake Newsum

In collaboration with Meenakshi Dravid and Grant Trewella

SCI-Arc Fall 2016

 

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 Inspired by the work of M.C Escher, we started with with 2-dimensional tessellations, generating and organizing a system through repetition and transformation of a set number of members.

Inspired by the work of M.C Escher, we started with with 2-dimensional tessellations, generating and organizing a system through repetition and transformation of a set number of members.

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 Moving into the third dimensions and embracing machine logic and material behavior as informing agents in the design and fabrication process.

Moving into the third dimensions and embracing machine logic and material behavior as informing agents in the design and fabrication process.

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 Using the technique of robotic incremental sheet forming and concrete casting, aiming to materialize the richness of variation in form and texture of M.C Escher, drawings are translated into architectural scale.

Using the technique of robotic incremental sheet forming and concrete casting, aiming to materialize the richness of variation in form and texture of M.C Escher, drawings are translated into architectural scale.

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