Schiara Lantern

2009 | Siggraph 2990 / Art Basel
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K&A Scope
Utilizing architect’s 3-D CAD model, create CNC milled foam pattern, FRP female molds and translucent body with opaque elements.

Description
Lantern (1 of edition of 14) is made of clear unsaturated polyester resin and E-Glass- reinforced sculpture, with opaque aperture elements of integrally molded thin-section polymer concrete and FRP reinforcement. Pattern milled of medium density urethane foam on a Motionmaster 5 axis CNC gantry. Rigid reusable female FRP molds.