eva chou architecturally engineers warped surfaces for R shell chair
 
eva chou architecturally engineers warped surfaces for R shell chair eva chou architecturally engineers warped surfaces for R shell chair
jan 16, 2015

eva chou architecturally engineers warped surfaces for R shell chair

eva chou architecturally engineers warped surfaces for R shell chair
all images courtesy of eva chou

 

 

 

eva chou‘s R shell chair is formed by two warped surfaces leaning against one another. taking the shell construction engineering method as reference, chou has devised a way in which they can support each other.

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detail of the chair

 

 

the project strikes balance between the point and the line, and the virtual and the physical. one of the surfaces is constructed with multi-lines of red to represent the wireframe mesh of a computer-generated model. meanwhile, a notch and a bulged up rib corresponds on the other surface of foam. the result the undulation is an overlapping of shadows that change depending on the location of the light source.

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the surfaces are a play on solid and negative

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side view of the intersection between meshes

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the white color version of the chair

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concept sketches

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side view of laminated layers of foam

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beginnings of the surfaces

 

 

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