HI[bred] Roller (2015)

Size:

3 m

9 linear  ft

Design:

2015

Program:

Rolling porch gate to protect a tiny dog from the street, and the mailman from the dog

A small rolling porch gate for an even smaller dog

[@eamesdesigndog ] offered a unique opportunity to test ongoing design research into camouflage, patterns, perception, direct-to-fabrication processes, and parametric design tools within a limited budget. In a much broader context, the design attempts to capture the shifting reality of the American Dream by translating the iconic picket fence (symbol of stability) into a moving, visually dynamic structure where ones’ vantage point alters its resolution and accessibility.

 

 

Images:

HI[bred] Roller (2015)
HI[bred] Roller (2015)
HI[bred] Roller (2015)
HI[bred] Roller (2015)
HI[bred] Roller (2015)
HI[bred] Roller (2015)
HI[bred] Roller (2015)
HI[bred] Roller (2015)
HI[bred] Roller (2015)
HI[bred] Roller (2015)

Drawings:

HI[bred] Roller (2015)
HI[bred] Roller (2015)

Cut-sheet for aluminum parts

HI[bred] Roller (2015)
HI[bred] Roller (2015)

Cut-sheet for wood parts

Sketches:

HI[bred] Roller (2015)
HI[bred] Roller (2015)

Sketch describing guide track for top of gate with details for Acetal guide strip

+SUM: (Behind the Scenes)

HI[bred] Roller (2015)
HI[bred] Roller (2015)
HI[bred] Roller (2015)
HI[bred] Roller (2015)
HI[bred] Roller (2015)
HI[bred] Roller (2015)
HI[bred] Roller (2015)
HI[bred] Roller (2015)
HI[bred] Roller (2015)
HI[bred] Roller (2015)