Surface, Screen & Structure

Final Requirements

FINAL DELIVERABLES:

1.  Stainless Steel Prototype assembled and photographed + 1:4 scale model

  • Final Panel system + connection details and a structure to support your prototype
  • Photograph documentation showing how panels perform in sunlight
  • 1:4 scale models: Build 6-8 panels at a smaller scale to show the field or array of multiple panels and how they connect to a structural system. These models should be made from a high quality board such as museum or bristol board and will be pinned to the wall.
  • Here is Reto’s basic quoting system so you can calculate the cost of your final panels
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2.  Technical Report (this can also be your final presentation) providing all the process, analysis, renderings, details and technical data for your screening system. Download two examples of tech reports here: Example 01 and Example 02 (Note: these are from the Adidas building but the quality and thoroughness of the presentation is what you should be looking at)

  • Relevant precedent images (1-2 pages max)
  • Concept design diagrams (as many as needed)
  • 1 drawing showing the full building elevation (this should not be a rendering)
  • 2 Exterior day perspectives of the facade (Street view + close-up or birds-eye)
  • 1 Exterior night perspective of the facade (street view)
  • 2 Interior renderings of your panel system (close-up + full window)
  • Plan/section/elevation page(s) showing the portion of the facade you are building (This should be a 10′ high x 10′ area) Examples for reference: Exploded Axon and Panel Drawings
  • Assembly drawings/renderings for your panels, armature and connection details (Exploded Axons preferred) – See examples in link above
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3.  Strucutral drawings

  • Structural drawings showing all connection details (panel to panel, panel to armature, armature to building, etc)
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4.  Archiving your work on Google Drive – Prior to the final review

  • Final presentation and ALL final images/drawings/renderings as separate files (ai, ps, jpeg, tiff, etc)
  • Photos of final model(s) (jpegs)
  • This is important for submission to Abstract
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5.  Rivets, bolts, etc

  • Rivets: You can order more rivets from McMaster-Carr: Part # 97525A415 
    18-8 Stainless Steel Blind Rivet with 18-8 Stainless Steel Mandrel, Domed, 1/8″ Diameter, .063″-.125″ Material Thickness, Packs of 100
  • Rivet gun: The school should have some but in case they don’t: http://www.mcmaster.com/#=101wxw7
  • Bolts: There are a variety but Socket Head Cap screws are very nice and easy to use: http://www.mcmaster.com/#socket-head-cap-screws/=101wx5f