Projects from the Hack Arts Lab, University of Chicago

Jamie Saxon's Paper Cut Mountains

Making Paper Mountains

Jamie Saxon (Postdoc at the Center for Spatial Data Science and the Harris School of Public Policy) shared this wonderful post detailing an ambitious project involving topographical data rendered via HAL laser cutters into beautiful paper sculptures:  

Finished piece: HAL logo as assembled 3D letters

Building and Lasercutting 3D Letters

HAL/WGL student staff member Efraim Dahl started this project to build and design a decorative logo for HAL Studio, and to learn how to use the kyub software. Here are his words and documentation on the project/process: The 3D modeling is done in the kyub web-application. This web-application is not yet publicly available and is…

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