Author Archives: kevindavies

About kevindavies

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

Final Board

FINAL BOARD

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Process Work

Making the mock-ups

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DELIVERABLES

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

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Reworked and Simplified

A more direct and clear definition for creating spline plates at variable angles.  Still a work in progress.

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Definition Update

Here is the update for the internal spline plate connector.  I put the definition in our folder on the CAED server Toby.    

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GH Definitions

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

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Modeling and Exploration

Sketch ideas and test models  

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