Part 1: Finding the components and their orientation
With assignment 3 finished, we were introduced to the beginning of our midterm assignment, starting with the task of identifying 3 components and what they’ll be arranged into.
However, I figured it would be too complicated to fabricate 24 times, as the assignment called for 3 types of components, 8 of each. So I simplified the shapes down to a simple “V” shape.
Eventually this new orientation resulted in a horizontal arrangement that still utilized a sequence.
Part 2: incorporating this form into a design
After figuring out what to do with these components, I was tasked with applying this formation to three spaces.
At first I was thinking of creating a public space that uses the spiral to reach into the ground and carve a space underneath.
However this approach lacked a purpose, and the three spaces were unclear. Instead I decided to use this component to indicate an area of circulation that would still establish a surface and subsurface area.
With this in mind I began to conceptualize an auditorium.
I eventually decided to simplify the design of the auditorium:
With this concept came the model of the spaces: