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Bucky Lab – challenges 
Dr.-Ing. Marcel Bilow 
Head of Bucky Lab 
Chair Product Development 
& Architectural Engineering
named after 
Richard Buckminster Fuller
W hatever you ca n imagine, you can also build !
Hands on …!
The Modular Light Shelf 
Iris Snijders Blok & Zoen Fan Choi
Problem statement 
•How can you bring as much daylight as 
possible in to a room? 
–without changing the layout of the faç...
Light shelves 
Theory on light shelves and the downsides 
Characteristics: 
•Mainly applied in offices 
•Only useful at a ...
The Modular Light Shelf 
Principle and advantages 
Triangular elements that: 
•Redirect light 
•Click together 
•Look nice...
The Modular Light Shelf 
An element based shelf that brings light in to your house
Optimal light reflection 
Rotation of the reflective panels
The mechanics 
Two rotating systems
Problem of current systems
Polarisation filters!
The working of polarisation filters 
Parallel orientation: 
Transparent 
Perpendicular orientation: 
Non transparent
How to prevent round windows?
By catching the rotation in a 
pattern!
Step 1 = 100% transparent
Step 2 = 75% transparent
Step 3 = 25% transparent
Step 4 = 0% transparent
One glass 
panel 
moving 
One glass 
panel fixed
Step 1 = 100% transparent
Step 2 = 75% transparent
Step 3 = 25% transparent
Step 4 = 0% transparent
Step 1 = 100% transparent
Step 2 = 75% transparent
Step 3 = 25% transparent
Step 4 = 0% transparent
Every product 
demands ist own 
technology
Casper van der Meer / fiction factory
Casper van der Meer / fiction factory
According to size, time, 
requirements and budget, 
the best digital production 
technology will be advised
Pie ter Stoutjesdijk
system
dimension
Facade position
Ventilation system
modules
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Head of Bucky Lab 
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Presentatie van Marcel over creativiteit van ontwerpers in herbestemming op het congres Verbeteren en herbestemmen van het Platform bouwmaterialen & innovatie
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Bucky lab

  1. 1. Bucky Lab – challenges Dr.-Ing. Marcel Bilow Head of Bucky Lab Chair Product Development & Architectural Engineering
  2. 2. named after Richard Buckminster Fuller
  3. 3. W hatever you ca n imagine, you can also build !
  4. 4. Hands on …!
  5. 5. The Modular Light Shelf Iris Snijders Blok & Zoen Fan Choi
  6. 6. Problem statement •How can you bring as much daylight as possible in to a room? –without changing the layout of the façade –without blocking the view
  7. 7. Light shelves Theory on light shelves and the downsides Characteristics: •Mainly applied in offices •Only useful at a specific time of the day •Undesirable shadow area •Non adaptable •Boring in repetition SShhaaddooww aarreeaa
  8. 8. The Modular Light Shelf Principle and advantages Triangular elements that: •Redirect light •Click together •Look nice Advantages: •Optimal light reflection •Optional shadow area •Build your own shape
  9. 9. The Modular Light Shelf An element based shelf that brings light in to your house
  10. 10. Optimal light reflection Rotation of the reflective panels
  11. 11. The mechanics Two rotating systems
  12. 12. Problem of current systems
  13. 13. Polarisation filters!
  14. 14. The working of polarisation filters Parallel orientation: Transparent Perpendicular orientation: Non transparent
  15. 15. How to prevent round windows?
  16. 16. By catching the rotation in a pattern!
  17. 17. Step 1 = 100% transparent
  18. 18. Step 2 = 75% transparent
  19. 19. Step 3 = 25% transparent
  20. 20. Step 4 = 0% transparent
  21. 21. One glass panel moving One glass panel fixed
  22. 22. Step 1 = 100% transparent
  23. 23. Step 2 = 75% transparent
  24. 24. Step 3 = 25% transparent
  25. 25. Step 4 = 0% transparent
  26. 26. Step 1 = 100% transparent
  27. 27. Step 2 = 75% transparent
  28. 28. Step 3 = 25% transparent
  29. 29. Step 4 = 0% transparent
  30. 30. Every product demands ist own technology
  31. 31. Casper van der Meer / fiction factory
  32. 32. Casper van der Meer / fiction factory
  33. 33. According to size, time, requirements and budget, the best digital production technology will be advised
  34. 34. Pie ter Stoutjesdijk
  35. 35. system
  36. 36. dimension
  37. 37. Facade position
  38. 38. Ventilation system
  39. 39. modules
  40. 40. Dr.-Ing. Marcel Bilow Head of Bucky Lab Chair Product Development

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