Lightbox Fabrication

Also see: Delaware Residence 

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Light and colour studies

The design and research focus for this project was upon pure effect – the delivery of complex patterned shadow and light characteristics to the space. A range of subdivision strategies were created and tested through combined computational models and physical scale models, and the most dynamic pattern was carried forward.

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Experiments with LED lighting

Testing was conducted to evaluate and explore layering, color distribution, levels of transparency and reflection, and shadow distribution. Compatibility with CNC machining techniques and material/ machine dimensions were projected and tested at 1:1.

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Unfolded geometry templates

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The lightbox assembly and installation

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Finished lightbox installation

2012-13
Location: Delaware Avenue, Toronto, ON.
Project Team: Maria Denegri, Tom Bessai, Sophia Panova, Dave Reeves, Omri Menache, Dave Freedman, Alex Warwick
Digital Modeling, Lightbox: Tom Bessai with David Reeves
Contractor: Paul Caverly, Jeff Anttila