CASSIDY LAVINE
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ELLA

ELLA

BY transforming a material past the threshold of what its limitations are perceived to be, Ella pushes boundaries through lightweight concrete cones. 

2 month project
*2018 ICFF exhibition piece


 
Concrete mood board created to evaluate the physical limitations of concrete and different applications

Concrete mood board created to evaluate the physical limitations of concrete and different applications

Form sketches

Form sketches

The first material test, left, is a metal mesh shell dipped in 3 concrete mixtures

Test two, middle, is also a metal mesh, but dipped into a diluted cement and gypsum mixture

Test three demonstrates material interaction with template shape, right, is a rag paper shell template dipped twice into the mixture from test two