The Issue of "Architectural Scale" was the focus of this project at the Wasserstrom Warehouse. Our traditional architectural understanding of scale was often blindly understood as 1/4" = 1'-0" This within the context of a real space seems quite meaningless. As a counter point to this skewed view of reality a floor beam was deflected 1/4" in order to pinch/support a column. This reverse architectural act required using 2,753 lbs. of window weights that had been removed from the buildings existed bricked-in windows.
detail showing before and after weighting the floor beam