Berea Sundial

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Designing and fabricating a new ceramic sundial for Berea's Deep Green Residence Hall

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Berea Sundial

  1. 1. A Sundial for Berea College
  2. 2. New Deep Green Residence HallThe New Deep Green Residence Hall atBerea College (now under construction)will feature a special ceramic sundial overits front entrance. Design & production ofthese ceramic tiles will be part of a newacademic course at Berea – to be taughtby Sarah Gross, Ceramic Artist-in-Residence, and Philip Wiggs, ResidentPotter and Ceramic Technician –beginning in Spring Term, 2013.
  3. 3. A Welcome Addition The new ceramic sundial will be featured prominently over the entrance to Berea’s new Deep Green Residence Hall – designed by Hastings+Chivetta&Hel lmuth+Bicknese (project and sustainability architects)
  4. 4. Sundial Mockup Four students will be enrolled in the new course – looking at different methodologies to obtain the desired specs for the final glazed product as well as different ways to break up the pattern for production purposes.
  5. 5. Design: Pattern & Angles
  6. 6. Design: Dimensions
  7. 7. Design: Half Tile Grout
  8. 8. Final Design
  9. 9. Sundial ConstructionH+B will provide allnecessary templates tofacilitate production&work with the designteam onrecommendations for theoverall approach tomounting the sundial.
  10. 10. The Berea Quilt SundialBerea College is also interestedin designing a new product linefor sale as a miniature version ofthe sundial due to the iconicnature of the quilt-pattern design.

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