words & images by Shane M Burger

Posts Tagged ‘Fabrication’
Natural and Intuitive
Natural and Intuitive

In mid-2008, I spent a stimulated series of days working with the founder and chairman of our firm, Sir Nicholas Grimshaw, developing a mixed-use tower in a prominent Manhattan location. During the previous weekend, I had made the decision to transfer a number of our design decisions for the tower into a computational model in […]

The Cedar Hull: EMPAC’s Wooden Instrument
The Cedar Hull: EMPAC's Wooden Instrument

The development of the wood enclosure surrounding EMPAC’s Concert Hall was cutting edge in its processes and use of technology from concept to construction. From the very beginning, references to the geometry of musical instruments guided the development of form and space at EMPAC. This reached its culmination on the curving wood enclosure. As part […]

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