MARC FORNES & THEVERYMANY™

PRACTICING AT THE INTERSECTION OF ART + ARCHITECTURE ^ COMPUTATION

13_Chrysalis Amphitheater

150513_columbia_event_angle_9_L_PS_Fornes_SIn construction! Opening Spring 2018.

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Inner Arbor Trust Chrysalis June update.pages170719

160714_Amphi_PS_BnW_SSteel work in progress…

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151210_20151125_144252_S_BnWOne of many 1/1 scale prototypes for the shingles overlaps (Zahner)

151026_Zahner_B_S_Chrysalis-Amphitheater-Merriweather-Park-Marc-Fornes-ZahnerFirst 1/1 mock up (Zahner)

The Chrysalis | Outdoor Amphitheatre | Merriweather Park, Columbia, MD | 2013
Commissionned by: Inner Arbor Trust
Budget: 6.4 million USD

Design: MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY
Engineer/Theatrical/Lighting: ARUP
Local Architect of Records:  Living Design Lab
Specialty Fabrication: Zahner

Structural Form finding: THEVERYMANY
Initial extra structural support for the shell: LaufsED NY

Current status: in construction (completion Fall 2016 / opening Spring 2017) 

DEVELOPMENT:

Dassault Systemes (link) screen captures (Zahner)

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Updated renderings v.150513

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Form finding and optimization to host theatrical typical bounding box by: MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY

Structure (by Will Laufs / LED)

PowerPoint Presentation

PowerPoint Presentation

140611_Site visit:  our Chrysalis should replace this temporary (test) structure by next summer!

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Structural model 1/15 scale

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Skin studies…

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