Variable Plate Connectors

The Basics First:

Since we will be working with wood and more specifically straight wood members, we did a quick review of wood to wood joints.  This link provides the full text for Taunton’s Complete Illustrated Guide to Working with Wood.


Student: Nik Werenfels  Collaborators: Silvan Oestere  Cooperation with: Prof. Annette Spiro

Here Werenfels uses simple wood joints as pictured to produce a self supported structural system.

By Ledatomica

Parametric Joinery

Despite being derived from a mesh this work extracts vertex joints using script.  The end result is organizing the structural members so that connections are created clearly.





About kevindavies

Hey, California Architecture student (Cal Poly S.L.O.) currently living and studying in Florence Italy.
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