Flyways – Cutting tiles

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Flyways final design detail: the blue dots mark the space that should stay clear. This is crucial in order to avoid small ceramic splinters that make cutting and placement of the floor components extremely difficult.

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Zooming out: guidelines and (tile)grids.

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Translating Illustrator CS6 drawings to aquajet cutting instructions at Lung Metall.

Diagram of water jet cutter machine. Image courtesy Wikipedia Spain.

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German precision: cutting tiles through high pressure water and very fine sand.

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Incredible detail.

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Preparing sets of black and white components per tile.

See also Flyways – Realization
See also FlyWays – Final Design
See also Noord/Zuidlijn work in progress
See also Proposal for Noord/Zuidlijn selected

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September 15th, 2015
, Posted in & Architecture