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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