LOG KNOT - ON PERPETUAL WOOD CYCLES AND FOREST PROCESSES

CORNELL ROBOTIC CONSTRUCTION LABORATORY WITH ARNOT TEACHING AND RESEARCH FOREST

Log Knot - On Perpetual Wood Cycles and Forest Processes

Outdoor Installation

Zivkovic capitalizes on his Department of Architecture lab’s large robotic saw to construct an elegant rounded sculpture of log parts recycled from Cornell’s Arnot Teaching and Research Forest in an exciting display of the interfaces of design, ecology, art, and architecture. This installation brings together the promise of futuristic, robotic design with the prolongation of natural duration.

  • September 20 - November 5, 2018
  • Arts Quad
  • Tuesday - Sunday, 11a-7p

Cornell Robotic Construction Laboratory (RCL); Arnot Teaching and Research Forest at Cornell

RCL project leadership: Sasa Zivkovic (Director, main project lead), Brian Havener (Research Associate, project co-lead)

RCL project team: Christopher A. Battaglia (Senior Research Associate), Todd Petrie (Researcher), Cait McCarthy (Researcher), Kashyap Valiveti (Researcher), Jordan Young (Researcher, fabrication co-lead)

Cornell Arnot Teaching and Research Forest (CALS): Peter Smallidge (Arnot Forest Director)

RCL assembly team: Angel Almanzar, Stephen Clond, Isabel Lucia Branas Jarque, Alexandre Mecattaf, Edward Aguilera Perez, Alexander Terry, Dax Simitch Warke

Department of Architecture; Cornell Robotic Construction Laboratory; Arnot Teaching and Research Forest; College of Agriculture & Life Sciences; FARO Technologies

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