Representational Research at the University of Virginia School of Architecture

forest canopy informing habitation

we are interested in modeling light conditions on the site using forest canopy cover in order to identify patterns of light and shadow.  by analyzing these patterns of overlap we hope to create methods for inhabiting the site and locate the program within the context of these site conditions…  we’ve tried a couple different methods using attractor points and projecting onto the topography of the site.

O Hill Graphic Tree Canopy Plan



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