Boladé And Valentin
In a preliminary step, three objects were scanned: a fragment of a concrete wall, a column and a staircase. The scans were manipulated in digital space, focusing on the material they all have in common: Concrete. The concrete surfaces of the original objects had different degrees of smoothness. We consider these different states from fine to coarse as erosion. The real models documented below interpret the original objects, which were partially manipulated in their geometry and then transferred back from digital space at a different scale. In addition to the geometry, different surface qualities were tested; these introduce further structuring in addition to the pure geometry. To achieve different degrees of erosion, grains of salt of various sizes and sand were added. The objects were combined to form a space-creating structure. When observing the model, the interaction of a moving light source with the different geometries and surfaces was investigated. In a next step, the different surface qualities will be investigated and classified in more detail. At the same time, the goal is to find a final form that is occupiable and acknowledges the architectural motifs of mobility, lighting and thresholds.