Architect: Mies van der Rohe
Structural System: steel beam and post system, with cladding added to cover skeleton structure. Sleek aesthetic to represent the modernist movements beliefs.
Architect: Rem Koolhaas
Structural System: a combined structural system of cylindrical post, concrete facade, metal beam in compression and metal beam in tension. This complex structural system was meant to represent the fragility of the human spine.
Architects: Herzog and Demeuron
Structural System: metal post and beam house clad in concrete
MAISON BORDEAUX - EXPORTING EXPERIMENTS
I have modified the model of the Maison Bordeaux so as to fit in better in my own environment. I wanted to place the model near the water, with the cantilevering end overlooking the water. I did this by mirroring the base of the model in sketchup, and tracing this new form: