By Skylar Tibbits, Lecturer, Department of Architecture
February – May, 2011
Passageway between Buildings 56 and 66
A vaulted passageway as you’ve never seen it: think Escher and Gaudi, as well as the vaulted ceilings of Gothic cathedrals. Curves within curves – elegant, airy and intriguing – emerge from an innovative fabrication technique that transforms complex double curved vault construction to that of simply rolling a sheet of material.