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Day 08_I-beam and I-column structure with the first coat of primer.
Posted 5 May 2016 17:12
Day 08_Assembly of the I-beam structure continues.
Posted 5 May 2016 16:07
Day 08_Assembly of the I-beams continues. They have now started to form the structure of the unbuilt part of the Lee House building. The I-beams will later be spray painted to be distinguishable from the transparent facades surrounding them.
Posted 5 May 2016 16:07
Day 07_Assembly of First lasercut corner of the unbuilt part of the Lee House.
Posted 5 May 2016 16:04
Day 07_Assembly of First lasercut corner of the unbuilt part of the Lee House.
Posted 5 May 2016 16:04
Day 06_Assembly of I-beam components using UHU glue.
Posted 4 May 2016 13:05
Day 06_Lasercutting paused to add masking tape to the pieces of perspex that have moved out of position.
Posted 4 May 2016 13:01
Day 06_First perspex sheet of I-beams being lasercut. Due to the 2mm thickness, the narrow strips tend to move out of place. The way to avoid any wrong cuts on them is to pause the lasercutting and use masking tape to hold the pieces in place.
Posted 4 May 2016 12:59
Day 06_Preparing the first perspex sheet of the I-beam components to be lasercut.
Posted 4 May 2016 12:52
Day 06_The dusted 3D printed objects are coated with a layer of superglue to add to their robustness. This slightly changes their coloration from brilliant white to more ivory-white, however this is only a small issue compared to the structural benefits.
Posted 4 May 2016 12:50
Day 06_The process of dusting the printed objects from excess powder material using soft brushes.
Posted 4 May 2016 12:47
Day 06_The process of collecting all the 3D printed objects.
Posted 4 May 2016 12:45
Day 06_The extracted objects are placed in the cleaning booth, where larger objects are cleaned with pressured air, or smaller ones, like our case, with soft brushes.
Posted 4 May 2016 12:45
Day 06_The excess powder material is removed from around and in between the printed objects, using a spatula tool and a built-in vacuum that recycles the powder back to the supply container.
Posted 4 May 2016 12:40
Day 06_The 3D printer bed is raised to start removing excess powder material around the printed objects.
Posted 4 May 2016 12:36
Day 06_Opening up the 3D printer for extraction of printed objects.
Posted 4 May 2016 12:34
Day 05_3D printer preparing a base of powder material as the printing commences.
Posted 4 May 2016 12:33
Day 05_The ProJet360 Powder printer to be used.
Posted 4 May 2016 12:26
Day 05_Setting up the 3D Printing file of fašade ornaments on the 3D printer software.
Posted 4 May 2016 12:22
Day 04_Discussing the design of the conceptual corner - the structural grid and fabric covering.
Posted 29 Apr 2016 17:01
Day 04_Reviewing the lasercut files for each of the corners of the model of the Lee House buidling.
Posted 29 Apr 2016 17:00
Day 03_Discussion on the process of designing the conceptual corner on the facade of the unbuilt part of the Lee House building.
Posted 29 Apr 2016 15:26
Day 03_Going over all initial drawings of facades of the Lee House building, and their potential layering for a physical model.
Posted 29 Apr 2016 15:22
Day 03_Discussion and division of all preparatory work for the physical model to be undertaken.
Posted 29 Apr 2016 15:21
Day 02_Site visit to the Lee House building on Great Bridgewater St; observing the interior courtyard space between Churchgate & Lee buildings.
Posted 27 Apr 2016 17:14
Day 02_Site visit to the Lee House building on Great Bridgewater St; observing and measuring the exhibition space.
Posted 27 Apr 2016 17:11
Day 02_Site visit to the Lee House building on Great Bridgewater St.
Posted 27 Apr 2016 17:09
Day 02_Site visit to the Lee House building on Great Bridgewater St.
Posted 27 Apr 2016 17:09
Day 02_Site visit to the Lee House building on Great Bridgewater St.
Posted 27 Apr 2016 17:08
Day 02_Discussion on potential scale of the physical model of the Lee House building.
Posted 27 Apr 2016 15:01
Day 02_Discussion on potential approaches to building the physical model.
Posted 27 Apr 2016 14:59
Day 02_Archive research for detailed drawings of the Lee House.
Posted 27 Apr 2016 14:57
Day 02_Archive research for detailed drawings of the Lee House.
Posted 27 Apr 2016 14:57
Review of the information collected for the Lee House building following the research.
Posted 27 Apr 2016 14:53
Day 01_First meeting and the initial briefing for primary research to be undertaken with regards to the Lee House building.
Posted 26 Apr 2016 11:05