delineation and dynamics | sail

Southern California Institute of Architecture | Instructor.: Elena Manferdini | with Anna Edthofer and Edward Kim | 2007

 

 

This project investigates simple techniques as cutting and folding to rebuild a double curved surface of a sail with single curved elements. The subtle elegance of the bulging sail is brought back through the intricate surface articulation of each panel, which emphasizes the initial surface curvature.