Miguel Horn, a sculptor and visual artist in Philadelphia recently used 3D scanning for one of his projects. He has worked with the Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts, and other local art institutions and he tries to use as many digital production methods as he can. He feels that this allows him to speed up fabrication, as well as use a variety of different new materials. In 2015 Miguel was approached to develop a concept for a public art opportunity. Philadelphia has a program where 1% of public funding for development in the city construction and architecture must be allocated towards art. His project was to create an architectural feature for a bridge that features a traditional esthetic with contemporary production methods.
Miguel turned to Cimquest for our scanning services and, with our help, was able to perform a high-resolution scan in significantly less time than he could have done with his desktop scanner.
He shaved off 6-8 weeks of production time! Miguel will use the data to reproduce the sculpture and have it installed as a city attraction.
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