“Beauty will result from the form and correspondence of the whole, with respect to the several parts, of the parts with each other, and of these again to the whole: that the structure may appear an entire and complete body, wherein each member agrees with the other, and all necessary to compose what you intend to form”
-Andrea Palladio

A knife-plate connection and pin connection. Base plates are recessed flush with the top surface of the concrete

Cross-bracing uses tension cables and turnbuckles that were sourced from radio-controlled airplanes.


Lighting required hand-fabricated brackets and individual components were sourced for the application.  The ballast was the smallest available and determined the overall width of the structure’s base.  A  12” fluorescent lamp provides the linear light, and white translucent acrylic acts as a diffuser. 

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