mischer'traxler: gradient mashrabiya table
sep 17, 2012
mischer'traxler: gradient mashrabiya table

gradient mashrabiya table by mischer’traxler

commissioned by carwan gallery, vienna-based studio mischer’traxler has colllaborated with an expert lebanese woodworker to re-define
the constructive system of the traditional mashrabiyas – delicate wooden window screens often found in middle eastern architecture.
by lathing 650 small oak components, the sideboard table showcases a highly crafted gradient of rectangular slats of refined
decorative elements. from this, the project exposes the intricate detaling involved in the production process with a complex network
of unique wooden sections.

gradient mashrabiya intricate detailing

over 600 wooden oak components

component detail variation

measurement and construction process

laying out the configured mashrabiya gradient

lathed wooden component plans

construction and assembly

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