Ball-Nogues Studio
Custom 3D form-finding software and proposal renderings for Cloud, an installation commissioned by the 10th and Mission Senior Center, San Francisco


Cloud installed. Photograph: Jonathan Kitchens



Designer: Ball-Nogues Studio

Project: Cloud

Venue: 10th and Mission Senior Center, San Francisco

Links: Ball-Nogues Studio: Cloud

Description: Cloud is a unique hanging sculpture made from 12,171 unique plexigass hand silhouettes.


Our Role: Custom 3D form-finding software


Working closely with Ball-Nogues Studio, we created custom software to explore the form of Cloud, automatically provide construction documentation, and parametrically generate unique hand silhouettes for laser cutting.