Metal Sky

Team: Justin Lavallee, Rachel Vroman, Yair Keshet, Sola Grantham (DP automation)

The project investigates the role of design automation in the context of a parametrically variable design through the design and production of a highly customized, parametrically varied sheet metal ceiling. The integrated design to robotic fabrication process involves the development of a custom automation tool developed for a parametric computational design environment. Design variations allow for individualized sheet metal elements that can be customized without impacting the time and cost of fabrication. The project was presented at ACADIA 2011.