Author Archives: kevindavies
Making the mock-ups
Joints help to define the form and structural capabilities of structural elements. Our group has worked to create variable plate connectors for application in parametric forms. We have written Grasshopper definitions that recognize the different joint types and produce their … Continue reading
A more direct and clear definition for creating spline plates at variable angles. Still a work in progress.
Here is the update for the internal spline plate connector. I put the definition in our folder on the CAED server Toby.
Toby and I have been working on digitally modeling our structure. Pictured below is a wire frame, which represents the centerline of members. From this 2×4, 4×4 or other dimensioned sizes can be extruded. Of interest is finding the intersecting … Continue reading
Sketch ideas and test models