oceanographic cage by agency 360 oceanographic cage by agency 360
jan 07, 2013

oceanographic cage by agency 360

oceanographic cage by agency 360the cage at the surface of the water image © nortekmed



conceived as a collaboration between french designer patrick jouffret of agency 360 and current meters/profiler manufacturers in france, nortekmed, the oceanographic cage is revealed through an ergonomic form. drawing influences from marine life, the device floats around on a tripod steel curved structure, forming hydrodynamic geometry. the oceanographic cage can descend to 4000 meters in depth and makes its own measures through its sensors during some months.




global view image © agency 360 



detail with captors image © agency 360



detail of the hook image © agency 360 



machining the foam image © nortekmed



the two models of cage image © nortekmed 



flotation testsimage © nortekmed 



the cage under water image © nortekmed 



installation view



hydrodynamics diagramimage courtesy of agency 360 



operation of the cage image courtesy of agency 360 



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