Beyond the Lathe: Investigations In the Baroque and Digital Fabrication – 2


This is the second set of study for the San Carlo. I was trying to learn from an intrinsic logic of the Baroque church. The study emphasizes on two aspect of the oval dome: dome shape and dome coffer pattern.

The intention is to experiment on an alternative form with Borromini’s logic for fabrication.

Logical Framework of Study

Unrolled Oval Dome

Unrolled Oval Dome

Dome Pattern Study

Dome Pattern Development

Alternative Dome