Time Lapse Video – New Cable Pattern

Using optimal stress flow patterns developed by Caitlin Mueller and her team at MIT we tested a new cable pattern linking three main anchor points on the site (two areas along the shoreline and the lighthouse). By distributing the loads of the fabric structures between these three areas this cable pattern allows us to distribute the load evenly along the cables, achieve enough stiffness in the cable net to pull up to with sufficient tension, as well as create lateral stiffness (from the horizontal funicular outer most boundary cables) to be able to pull at angles down to the ice. This video shows a time lapse of us constructing the cable that onto our 1:10 physical model.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwGcnoseMbpxOTNzQlNweWtGMW8/view

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwGcnoseMbpxOTNzQlNweWtGMW8/view

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