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Architectural Modelmaking by Nick Dunn

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STEP BY STEP MODELING A GEODESIC DOME

These images illustrate the construction of a model for Grimshaw Architects’ Eden Project, built by Richard Armiger: Network Modelmakers. Considerable skill and planning were required to complete this complex and ambitious model. Once the frames were ready a model of the landscape was made so that the design could be integrated with its surroundings.

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Initial sketches are made by the Lead Maker to carefully sequence the construction.

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Brass rod components are cut to various lengths and then taped into position ...

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