Neri Oxman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA. Raycounting, from the Materialecology project. 2007

Neri Oxman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA Raycounting, from the Materialecology project 2007

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Raycounting generates accurate three-dimensional replicas of objects by measuring the intensity and orientation of light rays. Explains Oxman, “The models explore the relation between geometry and light performance from a computational- geometry perspective. . . . The project is inspired by one of the first rapid prototyping technologies from the 1860s, known as photo sculpting.”

Gallery label from Design and the Elastic Mind, February 24–May 12, 2008.
3D printed Vero acrylic polymer
.a: 17 × 11 × 10" (43.2 × 27.9 × 25.4 cm) .b: 19 1/2 × 10 × 6 1/2" (49.5 × 25.4 × 16.5 cm) .c: 19 3/16 × 10 × 6" (48.7 × 25.4 × 15.2 cm)
Model maker
ARRK Product Development Group Ltd., Tangible Express
Gift of The Contemporary Arts Council of The Museum of Modern Art
Object number
© 2021 Neri Oxman
Architecture and Design

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