Came the other day under this roof, which is a walkway on the other side … and was a bit surprised by the structural design. Was the KISS principle applied here or maybe we missed the most fundamental?
- biggest beam interrupted by much smaller ones
- aluminium ceiling (floor on the other side) in any directions
- what complicated path for light cables then (among others)
- at least 4 sizes of beams, and counting
- they had some materials to recycle?
So the big question: maybe we missed the most fundamental … is that art?
We are Product Design specialists, not structural engineers neither artists,
so we let you judge, comment, tweet or repost to help us understand
When Applied to Product Design: it is good practice to use standard off-the shelf pieces versus one made-to-order piece when possible. This is even more crucial when production volume is low or even one-shot … but sometimes the rule should not be respected