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CRETE BENCH:

 

 

Design:

VG Studio

Project team: Ane Gonzalez Lara, Victoria Goldstein

Project Location:

31 Woodlands Waterway Square, The Woodlands, Houston

Underwritter: Woodlands Art Council

Fabrication:

VG Studio with University of Houston

Fabrication team: , Eric J. Arnold, Steven Giest, Ane Gonzalez Lara,

Nicolas Herrera, Wane Meadors

Budget: $ 8000 + UH Fab Lab Sponsorship

Stage: Built 2014

 

 

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 31 Woodalnds Waterway Sq

31 Woodalnds Waterway Sq

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Smooth

  3d Turnaround Sequence

3d Turnaround Sequence

  Rendered Concept Plan and Elevation

Rendered Concept Plan and Elevation

 Side View

Side View

 Fabrication

Fabrication


 

 

 

"Crete Bench":

Place making and community involvement

VGS won the Woodlands Art Council competition to design and build an "Art bench" in 2014.  Elegance and technology were the premises for the design.  The resulting bench is an 'average' of all our favorite chairs, by generating an associative model that averages what we curated as "optimum curvatures" in all their three dimensions, this artifact, although made of lightweight concrete is extremely comfortable.The bench was built with a team of UH students at University of Houston's  Keeland Center... Thanks to you all!

 

 

 


 Rendered Perspective

Rendered Perspective

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