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IF-unit 005

Insulated – Scaled – Self supporting – Opening

IF-unit initial studies

What if…

There was a series of convex tiles, that were insulated, either acoustically or thermally, that connected to each other through magnets. Doing so, they could overlap, similar to reptile scales, and provide ingress and egress to the structure because of their open nature.

IF-prompt: Insulated – Scaled – Self supporting – Opening


This design is released under a Creative Commons License Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0).


This creation was the result of the IDEA_formwork excercise. You can learn more here.

The actual IDEA_formwork process takes about an hour, the final render above was an additional 25 minutes.

These creations are not inteneded to make any functional sense. They are simply the output of a creative excercise for practice.

It means you are free to take it and do whatever you want as long as you give credit and share it also.

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