Adaptive saddle

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Project made during the course «Associative design and manufacturing» [link]

Tutor: Alexandros Vazakas, Architect NTUA, Lecturer.
Students team: Nikos Assimakis
Michalis Giannadakis
Georgia Liakoy
Eleni Lionaki
Marios Messaritis
Stathis Vlachiotis
Project description: A set of curves defines a surface of double curvature. This is then constructed out of a “waffle” system of intersecting plywood  beams and  2 ribs that form the transition to the ground. A set of triangles is placed between the openings providing shadow where needed  and at the same time stiffen the structure in both directions.