Maquette tests

A late post of a test I did looking into hyperbolic parabolas and how they behave.  If you're wondering what one is and where you might have come across one before, think of the Chinese finger trap.  This is a hyperbolic paraboloid. As you can see from above the strands of the shape are formed… Continue reading Maquette tests

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Precedent | The Iraqui Mudhif

Another post I should have made aaaaages ago.  An example of a traditional form of building with reeds in the middle east - the mudhif.  Feature photo is from this flickr account here. Example interior, some have low-level openings between columns at their base, image source here. Also for reference are this blog article here, Wikipedia… Continue reading Precedent | The Iraqui Mudhif