Fresnelia

The importance of AugustinFresnel ‘s contribution to the wave light theory has certainly been a bit shaded by his... read more

Deck prism

The association of word Deck + Prism is self-explanatory. One can easily imagine a prism going through a boat wooden deck to... read more

Luxfer and co

As we saw in a previous post, the introduction of prism to redirect explicitly the sunlight into a basement was the big move... read more

Vault Light

In the post “Deck + Prism”, we scratched the surface of a subject also referred to as “Vault light”that requires... read more

Beyond Transparency

If glass remains a major component of contemporary architecture, the work with the material itself has lost ground …... read more

Omnivision

The windows of the medieval castle were limited by the glass size production of the time but there were also reduced to... read more

Sensless

A building “envelop” is, before all, an interface between inside and outside. It acts as a protection from the natural... read more

Curved gems

In a previous post “crystalline architecture”, we considered the symbolic of the gem in the use of glass in architecture... read more

Capiton 3: Eddies

Phase 3 of the Capiton research was geared toward fabrication. Our goal was to make at least some samples and even better an... read more

Capiton 2

Capiton 2 is the continuation of the work started in Capiton 1. With Minh Man Nguyen assisted by Ludovic Haensen, we decided... read more

Capiton 1

A quick survey of realized “formed glass” projects shows a wide range of scale of deformation. Depending of the... read more

Lighting grid

Shading in buildings has become an unavoidable topic. On one side, light is needed and looked for and buildings tend to be... read more