Flux Installation and Exhibition – OTA – San Francisco
Flux Installation and Exhibition
Design: Kory Bieg (OTA+), Andre Caradec (S/U/M), Andrew Kudless (Matsys)
Fabrication: Kory Bieg (OTA+), Andre Caradec (S/U/M)
Exhibition Curation: Andrew Kudless (Matsys), Ila Berman (Director, CCA), Marc Fornes (The Very Many)
Exhibition: California College of the Arts, San Francisco
Exhibition: AA Fab Awards, Architectural Association, London
Publication: Design Quarterly, Issue 38, Australia
Location: San Francisco, CA, US
The exhibition was divided into 8 categories and inlcuded work from over 30 offices. Each category contained four to eight projects that represent a particular design approach. The surface of the installation adjacent to each category of work is perforated using a technique related to one of the projects from that category.
Each component of the final design was rebuilt in grasshopper as a parametric model. This method allowed us to make real time adjustments to the form that would be automatically updated and ready for fabricatrion. We were constantly making changes to the design as the content of the show was finalized, sometimes only a few hours before the file was sent to the CNC mill.
The installation, which is over 100 feet long, was built in 2 weeks. Every section of the installation is unique and numbered in sequence, allowing the installtion to be easily assembled and disassembled in less than 3 hours.