Changed the title so it's now more of a collection of stuff rather than having to make a new thread for everything.
While my build is not exactly finished yet, and it hardly contributed to this project, I have used it a tiny little bit for one of the images.
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It's is a design for a bookcase I made for one of my courses. I'm afraid all the text in the booklet is Dutch, but I'll give a short summary on the whats and hows.
As I am an architecture student, I designed as if a building, and presented it as an architectural design, using plans, elevations, sections, and detailing.
The design process resembles an architectural design process as well, though the program of requirements of a bookcase is much simpler than a building, leaving time to actually make the drawings that can be used to build it.
The bookcase is inspired by the Unite d' habitation by le corbusier, and the shelves follow a rhythm based on Take Five, by Dave Brubeck, translated into a physical and chromatic form, which can be likened to the facade of the monastery of La Tourette, (also by Le Corbu, but the facade I'm referring to was actually designde by Iannis Xenakis).
All dimensions are based on the fibonacci sequence, as that turned out to be vsually pleasing, and easy to work with.
There's a lot more to it, but those are the key aspects on the design, and the main focus in the booklet as well.http://issuu.com/cellofaan/docs/take_five
The booklet itself was composed with inDesign. Most images were rendered in Kerkythea (modeled in SketchUp), linework was mostly drawn in AutoCAD or exported from SketchUp to AutoCAD, and both were added together in Illustrator. And some minor photoshopping to enhance the rederings and draw one of the cats.
By the way, the website seems to have an issue with the reds, they are supposed to be the same, but some look more purple.
I was making a 1:5 model of it in an earlier stage, but I decided to change all dimensions, so I didn't finish it. I will make one somewhere this year (a design is not finished without a physical model). I'm planning to print the booklet, make the hardcover, and bind it, coming week, after which I'll post some photos.