Digital Woodcraft – Freeform Timber Structures: Eddie Titfer / Suyash Sawant + Akshay Mhamunkar

Digital Woodcraft – Eddie Titfer  / Suyash Sawant + Akshay Mhamunkar
Suyash Sawant + Akshay Mhamunkar
IAAC, Barcelona
2020
@akshay_mhamunkar + @suyash_ar.des

 

In Technics and Civilization (1934), Lewis Mumford praises wood as helping to deliver humankind from the servitude to the cave and to the cold earth itself. Indeed, wood has been a fundamental resource since the dawn of civilization, not just as a building material, but as a natural resource deeply mired in culture, politics, and technology. Eddie Titfer is an exploration into free form gluluam structures, understands the potential and limits of the material and its application. The process beings with understanding basic methods of analysing free-form glulam elements for bending limits,production constraints, and fibre direction. The fabrication stratergies involves various aspects of digital fabrication.

 


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