City of Gold

This model depicts what ancient Rome may have looked according to six etchings done by Giovanni Battista Piranesi in 1762. It also reminds me of a Rube Goldberg contraption I made for a high school physics project. I came home to find the completed Contraption gold and decorated with toy parts, rocks, and feathers. I hated it at first but then saw how baller it was compared to other projects. Thanks Mom!

“Model created by Yale School of Architecture students for 2012 Architecture Biennale, Venice. Model manufactured by Materialise; gold leaf applied by Pasquale Bonfilio. Photo:Materialise.”



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