perpetualCNSTRCTN

A repository for a designer interested in the convergence of biology and new media in the urban environment
Petra Bogias, MArch candidate and co-founder @F_RMlab

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  • #viz #algaetextile #thesising

  • Polyurethane Resin

  • Hanging out with a biologist today at the UW Phycological Centre !#biologyandarchitecture #collaboration #algaetextile #thesising #thefunpart #nophotosallowedbutitookoneanyway (at Biology 1)

  • #grabeverythingintheroomtoweighdownyourmould #algaetextile #thesising #thefunpart #casting #longhashtags Will cure for a few days, and then, the big reveal!

  • Clamp that mould! #algaetextile #thesising #thefunpart #casting #polyresin

  • Pour that resin! #algaetextile #thesising #thefunpart #polyresin #donotpourandfilm

  • Degas that resin! #algaetextile #thesising #thefunpart #polyresin #vacuumchamber

  • Fill that mould! #algaetextile #thesising #thefunpart #polyresin

  • My date for tonight. It’s casting day!! #algaetextile #thesising #thefunpart

  • Thanks for nothing #humidity ☔️Whhyyy must there always be bubbles. Test pours for the #algaetextile not going so smoothly. Will have to wait for dryer days #waitinggame #aintnobodygottimeforthat

  • Release agent applied to each half of the moulds. Time to dry and it will be ready for casting! #waitinggame #casting #algaetextile #thesising #thefunpart

  • Safety first #making #casting #nofumesplease #algaetextile #thesising #thefunpart

  • #algaetextile Fabrication has come to a halt as I wait for materials and equipment to ship… more images in the meantime #wip #thesising

  • Acrylic skeleton lasercut for the #algaetextile #thesising

  • Ready to spray some epoxy sealer #algaetextile #thesising #thefunpart