On his visit to the abandoned grain silos at the Cape Town harbour, the Zeitz’s designer of the iconic art museum Thomas Heatherwick, found a mielie pip lying on the ground. He mapped it and used it’s shape to define the sections to be cut away to form the awe-inspiring cathedral like interior.

3D modeling #heatherwickstudio ‘s art museum located in South Africa, the biggest and most important exhibition space for African art, by using sketchup. This process is done by subtracting a deformed sphere from several cylinders.
Key modeling tools: “Solid Tools”

by Ali Goshtasbi Rad





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