Platonic Volumes and Cosmologies

Created by: Bits to Atoms

Country: Lebanon

PLATONIC VOLUMES AND COSMOLOGIES is a large-scale lattice structure of inscribed platonic volumes illustrating a tipping point in scientific thinking derived from Kepler’s theories on cosmology. The pavilion is entirely parametric and 3D-printed from recycled plastic. It reinforces the seamless link between design, structural analysis and fabrication technologies.

The geodesic volumes are the result of the addition of three consecutive stages of geometric transformation (truncations) in colour and their projected transparent links; the centre is a dodecahedron (in red), then an Icosahedron (in orange), then a truncated icosahedron (in teal).

About the Creators

Bits to Atoms is an award-winning architecture practice founded by Guillaume Crédoz in Beirut, Lebanon. With a research-based approach to digital design and robotic fabrication, the office is supported by an in-house industrial Fab-lab with cutting-edge technology for metal, wood, plastic, and ceramic. Their ability to master complex topologies and create engaging, sculptural solutions is backed by 20+ years of industry experience and an ongoing commitment to testing and experimentation.

Sign up to our eNews
Be the first to hear about WSFB news and events