craft | 工藝

The outcome of the paradigm is to be able to parametrically control the stacking strategy that can be applied to any deformed surfaces. The craftsmanship and digital fabrication techniques develop simultaneously during the process of making.

#stacking

#parametric

#structuralstability

D-Form Egg

_12" x 12" x 16"_1/4" birch plywood

_design completed 2014

Infinity

_24" x 12" x 12"_white birch veneer

_completed 2010

The motion of tying shoelaces is transcoded to a three dimensional drawing made out of white birch veneer. This single cut sculpture holds itself together with only friction, very much like shoelace knots.

Tuner [Scaled Model]

_24" x 12" x 12"

_completed 2010

Project Tuner addresses the sound issue after a complete analysis of the human circulation pattern within the site and pointing out sources of sound, measuring their degrees of loudness. The house is mainly constructed with large custom-curved copper panels angled to disperse sound at reduced pitches and frequencies.

#soundwave

#whitenoise

#rustedpanel

#friction #loop

#shoelaces #knots

#whitebirch

Copyright © 2017 Paul Xiaopu Wang. All Rights Reserved.

Beijing. San Francisco. New York City.

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