Drafting a Floor Plan, Take 2

After converting all the imperial measurements in Jones’ description, I was faced with a couple of decisions to make. First of all, while I was supplied with the basic dimensions as to the main hall of the Winter Garden, as well as the naves on either side, measurements for the amphitheater portion leading off the…

Archive Fieldtrips and Finicky Lightboxes

After being in contact with representatives from the National Library of Ireland (NLI) Photographic Archives over the past week or so, and visiting last Friday, it’s finally time for Caoimhe and myself to get copies of the negatives we’ll need for some of the exhibition details. The one good thing about our project versus others…

Drafting a Floor Plan, Take 1

Recently I’ve been trying to grapple with how to visualize this exhibition space enough to be able to form a coherent model without having a concrete floor plan to fall back on. While Caoimhe and mine’s days at the photographic archives gave us some inspiration for the details of the interior, and perhaps even more…