Here is a neat student design project that took a design through from concept, digital modelling and construction to realisation.
alice studio, a group of students from the ecole polytechnique fédérale de lausanne has built a spiraling viewing platform in zermatt, switzerland. located on the edge of lake stelli, the ‘evolver’ enables visitors to engage with and observe the panoramic landscape in a new and responsive manner.
Have a look at the coverage of the work on DesignBoom – here are a few images showing the progression. Try doing this without a quality digital model !
These final photos remind me of our recent holiday which included a few days up in these wonderful Swiss Mountains.