KINETIC ARCHITECTURAL SHADOW PROJECTION – WILDETECTURE
To create my series of new buildings I created a new point of departure for myself – what if the design went way beyond its obvious function and we created an over and above concept or task for the design to acheive.
Case study 3 - Shadow projections on Muizenberg beach using design for shadow purpose building landscapes - proposed erxell development 1.
What if the focus of the design was to create a shadow of a ball that moved along the beach as the sun set during a few summer months. This would create structures and shapes that would evolve from this exercise. It would change our inherited box like thinking and create a series of shapes not yet seen. The shadow process will determine the outcome of the buildings shape.
ARCHITECTURAL SHADOW PROJECTION – WILDETECTURE STYLE
For man to create an organic Wildetect architectural landscape – our sources of creative influence needs to be from unlikely events. At exactly 5pm during March, the sun shines brilliantly through a side studio window. I've been putting various objects onto my drawing board which then cast dynamic building shadow landscapes from shells to my old world pen holder – all interpreting 2d shadow shapes from 3d objects.
This process I refer to as a creative spark item – a seemingly insignificant moment creating for me sublime creative ideas. This process of design leaves one open to all forms of as yet unseen or uninterpreted shapes and ideas. Looking way beyond the big box, small box accountant driven architectural exhaustive, dull.