Representational Research at the University of Virginia School of Architecture

Final Model

We translated our virtual model into a physical model. The model is composed of solid sheets of plexiglass with the topography and settlement platforms engraved into it. We represented the dynamic flood condition by showing the model in a flood condition (and with our floating platforms therefore raised to meet the fixed ones), and engraving the profiles of the floating platforms on the ground below them. The following animation of our virtual model shows the condition in flux:

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