bone machine

2012 bone machine_universaljoint_rasterized

 

PRESS RELEASE: Award to Designer and Firm, Jonathan Chertok (Universal Joint Design Associates) for “Bone Machine” in the TEXFAB REPEAT Digital Fabrication Competition. The submission will be exhibited at the TEXFAB Event in Houston, February 11 – 13, 2011 and will be published in the upcoming issue of AWM magazine, one of the leading architecture print publications in Europe. Also published in Bustler, eVolo, Designplaygrounds and Architectenweb.

TEXFAB received entries from 18 countries on 5 continents. The International Jury consisted of Patrik Schumacher (Zaha Hadid Architects), Chris Lasch (Aranda Lasch), Lisa Iwamoto (Iwamoto Scott) and Marc Fornes (theverymany).

PARTIAL ABSTRACT: inspired by an image from a book, philosophy of structure by the great engineer torroja, the project has long been conceived as an automated, iterative joint rapid prototypable joint able to incorporate morphable, stretchable and infinitely extensible formal possibilities Рas well as all AISC structural pipe sizes.

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