Vertical Limits: Armature and Manifold

Auburn, AL | bARCH studio

In an exercise on representing the temporal experience along a "habitual line of movement," a model was developed focusing on both armature and manifold.

The walk from the University's Colosseum to Dudley Hall was analyzed, and the resultant observations took their form in the piece shown. Recording both the physical rise in elevation and varying width between buildings, as well as the chaotic sounds of the water cooling plant along the way, the piece modulates vertically and horizontally, and changes its opacity with intensity of the sounds along the pathway.