'digital wood carvings' in monte rosa alpine hut restaurant by gramazio & kohler architecture and ETH zurich
 
'digital wood carvings' in monte rosa alpine hut restaurant by gramazio & kohler architecture and ETH zurich 'digital wood carvings' in monte rosa alpine hut restaurant by gramazio & kohler architecture and ETH zurich
jan 18, 2009

'digital wood carvings' in monte rosa alpine hut restaurant by gramazio & kohler architecture and ETH zurich

‘digital wood carving’
all images © gramazio & kohler architecture, ETH zurich

at 2883 m above sea level, a new mountain hut is being built by gramazio & kohler architecture,
the swiss federal institute of technology (ETH) zurich and the swiss alpine club. the timber construction
is an applied research project of the ETH zurich architecture department, and will use new building
technologies in an innovative way. in the restaurant area, the traditional decorative wood carvings will be
interpreted, using digital design and fabrication methods. computer controlled joinery machines crosscut
individual planks and beams at the correct angle, and cut slits and bore the necessary holes for assembly.
‘digital wood-carvings’ covers the complete wooden structure and ceiling. its continuous line pattern interprets
the restaurant’s spatial features as well as the material wood, into which the ornamentation is carved.

'digital wood carvings' in monte rosa alpine hut restaurant by gramazio & kohler architecture and ETH zurich
monte rosa alpine hut‘ interior
'digital wood carvings' in monte rosa alpine hut restaurant by gramazio & kohler architecture and ETH zurich
 ‘monte rosa alpine hut’ interior

more:

http://www.gramaziokohler.com

  • how to make a cheap material being super expensive
    thanks for the trick guys

    matt says:

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