SYMPHONY WOODS, MERRIWEATHER PARK - COLUMBIA, MD (2017)
The Chrysalis | Outdoor Amphitheatre | Merriweather Park, Columbia, MD | 2013
Design: MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY Engineering: ARUP Local Architect of Records: Living Design Lab Specialty Fabrication: Zahner Commissionned by: Inner Arbor Trust Budget: 6.4 million USD
Structural Form finding: MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY Initial structural support for the shell: LaufsED, NY
Currently in construction (Completion Fall 2016 / Opening Spring 2017)
Steel work in progress...
One of many 1/1 scale prototypes for the shingles overlaps (Zahner)
First 1/1 mock up (Zahner)
Dassault Systemes (link) screen captures (Zahner)
Updated renderings v.150513
Form finding and optimization to host theatrical typical bounding box by: MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY
Structure (by Will Laufs / LED)
140611_Site visit: our Chrysalis should replace this temporary (test) structure by next summer!
Structural model 1/15 scale