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This project used 1,581 recycled soda bottles to create a canopy for shading from the sun. The project incorporated 3D modeling and scripting softwar...
I used Rhinoceros, a 3D modeling program to create the surface that the bottom of the bottles form. From this form, we used Grasshopper (a scripting ...
For this step, over 20 people volunteered their time throughout about 3 weeks working to prepare each individual string to hang each bottle. Each str...
Collecting all of the bottles was the first major hurdle in this step. I worked with the campus recycling program at the University of Nebraska to ge...
The structure was made from 2x6 timber for the top frame measuring 8' by 12' by 8' high. The columns were made by 4"x4" wood assembled with wood scre...
We added screws to the top of the structure at 3" on center (about the diameter of a 20 ounce soda bottle) along the entire length of the wood. Using...
Each cap needed to be drilled with a hole so the string could easily fit through, but not large enough for the washer tied to the end of the string wo...
With all 1,581 strings cut and labeled according to the coordinate system, the strings can be glued and tied to the grid. We used a combination of ...
http://youtu.be/HjEfan1F7KM This step took 8 people several hours to complete. We attached bottles with a specific color of liquid in each bo...
Good luck with this one! We removed the bottoms of trash cans that had wheels on them and set the four columns on top. We moved it to downtown Lincol...
The structure was on display at a number of locations around Lincoln, Nebraska. Additional Images: http://www.behance.net/gallery/(POP)culture/3874...
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