Pyramid: A Game of Elements

Title: Pyramid: A Game of Elements

Date: 2018.8 - 2018.10

Instructor: Julia Koerner

Project Size: 12''(L) x 12''(W) x 12.5''(H)

Team Member: Tingji Guo, Zhengtao Liu, Peng Zhang, Diana Ashkanani

Thesis: Investigating line weight and the contract between solid surfaces and wire frame lines within the context of the sturdiest geometric shape, the pyramid.

Question: How much mass can be subtracted out of a pyramid while maintaining its identity, and at what point does a pyramid dissolve into something else?

Experiment Test

Proportion of Surfaces and Lines

Process of Generation

Physical Model


Actuation System & Assembly Drawing

Actuator Principle

Physical Model

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