Windmill Glulam Dome

A bespoke glulam dome was to be fabricated, to sit atop of a 18th century windmill, for conversions into a domestic dwelling.



Design was initially commuicated verbally, through written design intent, photos, a physical model & hand-drawn sketches. As the 3D design took shape, specifics of connecting components & structural elements were tied down. Finally, an equation driven composite curve was extrapolated for the beam production.



A detailed set of orthographic drawings were produced, fully annotated and showing interfacing components, a 'bill of materials' & exploded assembly diagram.



Post-hoc revisions were accomodated as required; the 'deliverables' were jpgs & pdfs for the 2D drawings and 'stp' files for CNC cutting.

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