The hood modifies the existing condition around the head and shoulder area by creating a structure that limits the range of periphery vision and movement of the head and neck, requiring the shoulder and upper torso to pivot in order to to see beyond the direct line of sight. The purpose of this intervention is to reduce auditory and visual distractions experienced when working in an open plan studio or office environment.
Installation initial concept, study models, and final iteration. Water, Plastic, Heat Sealer, Staples.
Study in CNC routing using Rhino and Grasshopper.
CNC carving of a photograph of a NYC Subway station.
Examination of the architectural challenges presented by the interaction of individuals within a larger group
WOOD CUBE STUDY
Tension between the tube material and the zip tie bond to create zones of positive and negative interior space.