laser cut some iphone 5 covers/notebooks in the lab today out of some leftover birch plywood.
They’re a little bulky but laser cut hinges are so cool and I get a kick out of having all my favorite accessories match
Almost finished the half lap. It still needs a little more tidying as its pushing away from the back face.
It’s very slow going, but very enjoyable.
Herzog De Meuron - Plaza de España, Santa Cruz de Tenerife 2008. The extreme geological conditions that formed the Canary Islands are the inspiration of the design. Highly textured black concrete pavilions mimic lava rock, and a large water basin, that fills with the tides, is divided with a tectonic-like line. Photos (C) Iwan Baan.
Amardillo is a furniture made for children, which can be locked in several different positions. I was inspired by the Amardillo which is a small animal, known for having a leathery armor shell.
Just like the Amardillo protects itself from its surrounding, Amardillo can be folded out to “protect” the child and let it have its own space. Depending how much own space the child wants or need, you can put Amardillo in the right position that fits the best. Because its ability to reduce in volume, it can easily get out of the way and save some space. The chair is made from beech and walnut veneer, and designed to ensure that it flexes and supports the user, providing an unexpected level of comfort.
Korkeasaari Zoo observatory - Helsinki, Finland in 2000-2002
Winning design by Ville Hara in a competition held for architectural students of Helsinki University of Technology.
The load bearing structure consists of 72 long battens, with a section of 60mmx60mm, that are bent and twisted on the site from seven pre-bent types. Over 600 bolted joints hold the shell structure together.
Anyang Art Park photographed by Colin Roohan & Kim Jaehoon
Stairs, ramp and amphitheatre merged into one.