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Emerging Systems, Technologies & Media Post Professional Program




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Phantom Geometry Thesis

Students: Liz von Hasseln, Kyle von Hasseln
Studio Title: Graduate Thesis Summer 2012
Instructor: Peter Testa & Devyn Weiser


This work is centered on the development of a system for generating material volume from streaming information. The system uses UV light from a modified DLP projector to continuously and selectively cure photo initiated resin within a shallow vat system we developed for the project. The cured part is simultaneously and continually pulled away from the vat, allowing un-cured resin to flood in beneath it to be subsequently cured.

The result is the material reification of streaming data that emerges along the motion path of the Staubli robot maneuvering the vat/projector apparatus. This system of fabrication relies upon native real-time feed-back and feed-forward mechanisms, and is therefore interruptible and corruptible at any time. The streaming data input may be transformed or modified at any time, and such interventions impact emerging downstream geometry.


Category: Studio Peter Testa

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SCI-Arc's ESTm post-graduate program is a rigorous, experimental post-professional degree platform focused on data-based and physical investigations into the rapidly evolving fields of digital design, innovative fabrication methodologies and new building systems.


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