Simple Complexity

September 21 2009

Unit Modules

It was my first time using a laser cutter. I decided to start with a perfectly symmetrical geometry to keep things simple. I took a dodecahedron, making each facet a component, then dived into detailing it. The outcome had the smallest number of components, while got amazingly visual complicated.

Digital Model

Completed Model

Most of the pieces hold themselves together without glue. I expect it to work perfectly if given more time adjusting the bleeding.

Assembly No 1 Assembly No 2 Assembly No 3 Assembly No 4 Assembly No 5 Assembly No 6 Assembly No 7

This was a project for class 4.510: Materializing Design by Prof. Larry Sass.

class project rapid prototyping Sketchup