Representational Research at the University of Virginia School of Architecture

Leaf Density and Tree Growth

This definition is an abstracted forest with trees made of spirals that can grow in height as they age. The number of leaves on the trees can also be controlled to represent changes in the density of the canopy over the seasons.

The next step is to attach this forest to the given topography and analyze sun angles through the canopy to decide where we will create a clearing for our picnic area. We will then design a covering for the picnic area, inspired by the tree canopy, which adjusts with the seasons to maintain a comfortable space for users.

Definition: Leaf Density and Tree Growth

The images below show seasonal leaf density in perspective and plan views.

PER. LESS LEAVES SMALL TREEPER. LOTS LEAVES SMALL TREELESS LEAVES SMALL TREELOTS LEAVES SMALL TREES

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One response

  1. terbiyesizler

    December 29, 2011 at 08:53

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