The scale model is a bit of a dying art in the commercial world of architectural practice. This is mainly because the act of making a model takes so much time, and in some practices integrated 3D CAD modelling has largely taken the place of physical models for 3D representations.
Arguably, nothing communicates a project more efficiently and clearly than a physical model. Not to mention they are great design tools that amongst many other things give a very real sense of scale to a project.
While holidaying in beautiful Tasmania this Christmas, we took some time to make a scale model of the Two Courtyards Farmhouse.
......we took some time to make a scale model of the
Two Courtyards Farmhouse.
With the help of Mark & Tom, a creative media and graphic duo based in Tasmania, we decided to record the assembly of the scale model in a short time lapse film.
The short film records the act of assembling the models parts that we pre-cut before we began shooting. The end result is a compressed frenzy of activity; the gluing, cutting, adjusting, sanding and fine tuning of a very fiddly 1:200 scale balsa wood and cardboard physical model.
......thanks Mark & Tom
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