Contemporary Muqarnas

Semester: Fall 2014

A refabrication of the Islamic muqarnas. Traditionally used as a decorative element connecting the floor and ceiling, this project examines the possibility of the muqarnas as a structural and compressive structure using ceramics. Digital processes were used to create the mold for slip casting, and a 6 axis robot was used to create variations within each brick.

Thanks: Prof. Leire Asensio Villoria and Felix Raspall, Aziz Barbar, Jacob Hamman, Adelene Tan