MARC FORNES & THEVERYMANY™

PRACTICING AT THE INTERSECTION OF ART + ARCHITECTURE ^ COMPUTATION

09 Ap. Symmetries

Aperiodic Symmetries | University of Calgary | January 2009

Design: THEVERYMANY™ / ©Marc Fornes 2009

Research and development on Aperiodic packings: Marc Fornes
Computation (/Rhinoscript): Marc Fornes
Overall Morphology: Marc Fornes
Fab (4*24h): Marc Fornes, Skylar Tibbits, Craig Le Blanc, Jason Jonhson, Josh Taron…
Assembly (2*24h):  Marc Fornes, Skylar Tibbits,  Jason Jonhson, Josh Taron + many students…

 Many thanks to Jason Jonhson for its kind invitation to the University of Calgary!

Overall size (in m): 6.3*2.5*3

Sum of its parts:
– 1640 parts
– 757 unique stars connections
– 883 panels (11 unique types)
– 5 days CNC cutting
– 30 sheets 4*8’ of ½” thick Polyethylene
– 8 people – 72hours assembly time

 

Many thanks to the sponsors:
Sturgess Architecture
Zeidler Partnership Architects
RJC Consulting Engineers

Credits from University fo Calgary:
Faculty support: Jason S. Johnson, Josh Taron
Shop support: Craig Le Blanc

Students:
Frazer Van Roeckel, Dolores Bender-Graves, Matt Knapic, Bradena Abrams Reid, Carmen Hull, Peter MacRea, Adam Onulov, Tiffany Whitnack,…
Gallery assistants:
Jordan Allen, Ryan Palibroda

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