The 'G-Cloud' project undertaken within MakeLab 2011 explored a combination of high-tech equipment and design algorithms in combination with a low-tech construction method implemented by participants on site. The workflow that was set up was based around the X-box Kinect 3D camera and a custom built, portable CNC positioning device, transforming a small clearing in the Hooke Park forest into a digital arena for simultaneous scanning and building. Movements of people through the site were monitored, and translated to a triangulated cellular structure that defines the perimeters of movement pathways. Higher intensities of activity were translated into a more subdivided triangulated structure, allowing the articulation of differences in movement over time.
Project coordination and CNC device/workflow design: Jeroen van Ameijde
3D Scanning and data processing: Brendon Carlin
Project design and construction: Jeroen van Ameijde and Brendon Carlin
Workshop participants: Karleung Wai, Andre Chaszar, Anam Hasan, Quiddale O’Sullivan, Izis Salvador Pinto