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  • Stereo Lithography 2008

    Maker: Danelle Briscoe
    Materials: DVD loop
    Courtesy of the Maker. Video DVD loop showing one of Danelle Briscoe's 3D resin models being manufactured.
  • Nine Piece Wall 2008

    Maker: Danelle Briscoe
    Materials: 3D printed resin
    Courtesy of the maker
  • Installation view

Digital Craft

14 November 2008 - 16 December 2008

In this installation Danelle Briscoe has employed digital fabrication to explore the physical construction of unusual architectural forms. It is a process she refers to as "crafting the atypical" in architecture. Briscoe uses stereo-lithography, a method and apparatus for making solid objects by successively "printing" thin layers of ultraviolet resin one on top of the other, to produce an undulating, double-curvature wall-like piece.
Instead of printing the piece as a whole, its assemblage from multiple components - similar to lego blocks - references that which is ‘hand-made'. The uniqueness of each part means the assemblage fits together in only one way for the piece to be read as a whole.

Danelle Briscoe holds a Master of Architecture degree from Yale University. She was involved with Gehry Partners in Los Angeles for several years prior to moving to New Zealand in 2005 and is currently a lecturer at Unitec School of Architecture in Auckland. The maker would like to acknowledge the support of David Rhodes, Unitec and Richard Mayo, Protobuild.