Pandora Revisited

For this assignment, we are suppose to manipulate a basic 3D volume with the three words we got. The key words I got was Extrude, Skew and Pack.

Pack: very close together / a few items

Extrude: being forced out

Skew:  slanted / distorted in a way

Module 1:

For my first module, I define pack as a group if cubes being stick together ( a pack of 4) And I combine extrude and skew into a single object.

Module 2:

The second module, I started skewing the entire model and adding a little knot at the side to represent extrude. I thought of replicating the same models and placed them closely together to represent the word pack. 

I like this module more than the previous, as it creates a more interesting composition when being placed together.


I tried out both the silicon and the later method to replicate my model. I started with the silicon method and most of my models crack when I was removing the plaster from the cast. Therefore I tried using latex. Latex was able to capture more details.

Final :

For my final ice tray, I place 4 replicas of my module. I like this configuration most, as it best conveys my key words.

Initial Layout
The modules very too spaced out.

Final Configuration 1

Final Configuration 2

Process Images :

I was helping out with the pouring of silicon , hence I do not have images of process. The process of casting the mold requires teamwork, it was fun and interesting. It was a new learning experience.

Final :

3 Replies to “Pandora Revisited”

  1. Clear and meticulous process documentation and Excellent job with the Orthogonal and Isometric drawings, Jiaying! 🙂 Please do another set for the ideal final ice-tray showing the arrangement of 4-6 sets of ‘double’ modules and update the ice-making process before next Fri’s class. Thanks.

  2. Jiaying, Do compile a Final PDF Layout for this assignment showing the final 4-6 ice-module configuration, 3 Operative Verbs, full set of Technical drawings (Plans, Sections, Elevations & Isometric drawings)…

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