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Gemming: Architectonics of Facets

Baerlecken, Daniel; Gokmen, Sabri;


This paper will articulate on how the intrinsic principles of gem making could be applied in architectural form finding. It will speculate that the technical accumulation of expertise and knowledge in this crafty technique could be implemented algorithmically. This robust and efficient process could provide solutions for architectural design problems. It will conclude that faceting, as we can observe it in jewelry making and lamp design, produces facets that are not just reacting to an underlying geometry, but also add expression and articulation to an object.


Palavras-chave: Planar facets, Tiffany lamps, Color, Digital design,


DOI: 10.5151/despro-sigradi2013-0041

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Baerlecken, Daniel; Gokmen, Sabri; "Gemming: Architectonics of Facets", p. 225-229 . In: Proceedings of the XVII Conference of the Iberoamerican Society of Digital Graphics: Knowledge-based Design [=Blucher Design Proceedings, v.1, n.7]. São Paulo: Blucher, 2014.
ISSN 2318-6968, DOI 10.5151/despro-sigradi2013-0041

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