Design and Fabrication of a ruled surface vault with the Exquisite Corpse

  title={Design and Fabrication of a ruled surface vault with the Exquisite Corpse},
  author={Simon Weir and D. O’Connor and Rodney Watt and D. Reinhardt and Shayani Fernando and J. Dibbs},
  journal={Nexus Network Journal},
This paper describes the adaptation of the Exquisite Corpse to the design of a vault, cut using only ruled surfaces. The Surrealist process of the Exquisite Corpse, where a group of artists work collectively on a single drawing, without seeing the work of their collaborators, Salvador Dalí called working in “semi-darkness”. This method succeeds however in producing complex combinations of forms that rarely emerge from solo designers. When a project arose for a vault in a remote environment, the… Expand
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