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 ====== Sphaerae ====== ====== Sphaerae ======
  
-Sphaerae is the name of an inflatable designA set of bubbles where people can meet in various circumstances. +Sphaerae is a collision of soapbubblesIt's a semitransparant lightweight platform which can transform itself into various settingsIts place; which can play with the parameters of lightsoundvibration and projection, with the inside and the outside. It can perform; as set of climate- or smell controlled chambersas mobile greenhouse or as a place for deep dive chocolate lovers. It can provide syneasthetic explorations or dark mountain contemplations.
-Sphaerae can be setting for an surround audiovisual experiencea greenhouse for sprouts, a climate-controlled room for growing mushrooms, +
-playgarden, diningroom for chocolate lovers, a space for contemplating, etc etc\\ +
-Medio march 2012 we want to have realized the design.+
  
 +midd march 2012 we want to have realized the design.
  
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 +Sphaerae; example for anchoring: where 3 bubbles collide, they meet at an angle of 120 degrees.\\
  
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-a way of anchoring\\ 
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-the bubbles of dumas come close, but its easthetically not what we really want.\\ 
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-an old drawing i had, where the inflatable in anchored by sand inside and plnats can grow on that. 
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-Where 3 bubbles collide, they meet at an angle of 120 degrees.\\ 
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-a net structures can be put over a dome for anchoring.... 
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 Clay model of Shaerae: a set of 5 bubbles, the entrance is through a self-closing corridor through the upper two smaller bubbles.\\ Clay model of Shaerae: a set of 5 bubbles, the entrance is through a self-closing corridor through the upper two smaller bubbles.\\
 Bubbles meet each other by a semitransparant dividing membrane with a split(door). People can walk from chamber to chamber. The under cloth is white, and the upperlayers will be white-translucent. Bubbles meet each other by a semitransparant dividing membrane with a split(door). People can walk from chamber to chamber. The under cloth is white, and the upperlayers will be white-translucent.
 When projection from inside is required a cloth (inside white/outside black) can be pulled over the top on the outside  and attached to the white underpart. When projection from inside is required a cloth (inside white/outside black) can be pulled over the top on the outside  and attached to the white underpart.
-Idealy the total lenght of Shpaerae is about 12 meters and the highest point is about 3,meters.+Idealy the total lenght of Sphaerae is about 12 meters long and 10 meters broad. The highest point is 4,25 meters.
  
  
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   * lightweight, portable   * lightweight, portable
   * should feel like skin like PU or TPU   * should feel like skin like PU or TPU
- +  * include escape possibilities, veiligheid brandweer?
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-  * include escape possibilities+
   * aerodynamic in its form (e.g. in the Netherlands winds often come from the west)   * aerodynamic in its form (e.g. in the Netherlands winds often come from the west)
-  * windresistable, good anchorage with guy-ropes (scheerlijnen) and tentpegs digged with its top just under the ground, so one can't fall over it. How does one anchore it when Shaerae is placed on stones?+  * windresistable, good anchorage with guy-ropes (scheerlijnen) and tentpegs digged with its top just under the ground, so one can't fall over it. How does one anchore it when Sphaerae is placed on stones?
   * a good airlock    * a good airlock 
  
-  * siver or black shaped cloth  - attachable on the outside, for projection screenings+  * asystem siver or black passend doek voor de grootste bol. - attachable on the outside (or inside?), for projection screenings. in the summer: a cloth which is white on the inside and black or silver (to reflect the sun, so it does not ge to warm inside the blob ) on the outside. 
   *    * 
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 +====== rhino model ======
  
 collaboration with Smartchitecture Joeri and Yannick - Creative Collective: collaboration with Smartchitecture Joeri and Yannick - Creative Collective:
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   * Aircreation, Arnhem   * Aircreation, Arnhem
   * Sidijk, Friesland   * Sidijk, Friesland
-  * Airprob - Nijmegen, beetje eigenwijze kerel, alleen schets aanleveren, aardige kerel zei Theo...op bezoek gaan. vrijdag bellen+  * Airprob - Nijmegen, alleen schets aanleveren, aardige kerel zei Theo...op bezoek gaan. Heeft oa Theo's luchtship gemaakt in de jaren 70 en de ING Leeuw.
   * check nog http://www.wijbath.nl/ en http://bigblow.nl/   * check nog http://www.wijbath.nl/ en http://bigblow.nl/
  
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-  launch at the Kunstvlaai, begin april 2012 at the Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, NL (Optfonica http://www.optofonica.com/wants to do their surround soap-laser show in there) +  
-  5 and 6 june; Transit of  Venus, shown in Amsterdam by Optofonica+  5 and 6 june; Transit of Venus, an event that takes place about once in a hundred years.  A transit of Venus across the Sun  when the planet Venus passes directly between the Sun and Earth, becoming visible against (and hence obscuring a small portion of) the solar disk. During a transit Venus can be seen from Earth as a small black disk moving across the face of the Sun.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transit_of_Venus\\ 
 +Optofonica will film this rare event and it will be life screened in Sphaerae. http://www.optofonica.com. 
 + * prestented at the Kunstvlaai, nov. 2012 at the Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, NL (Optfonica http://www.optofonica.com/ wants to do their surround soap-laser show in there) 
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 + Two days art festival nov 2012. The Hague
  
  
  
  
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