Chipboard Drafting Laser Cutter
Client B.Arch, Employer RISD
A dense, private structure surrounded by water.
All of the vertical surfaces are constructed of interlocking strips of octagons. Rotated squares with varying sizes of aperture cut through the center fill in the voids left by the octagons to control light, privacy, water, and views.
The horizontal surfaces use the same octagonal strips, but do not interlock. Instead, they are held up by variations of the rotated squares used in the walls, but have no aperture.
Vertical circulation is accomplished by spinning a stack of two-octagon strips around a pinned axis.