Fireplace

Etching by Gianbattista Piranesi
Factum Arte, 2014

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[L] The original etching by Piranesi with the prototype fireplace - [R] The original etching by Piranesi and with the prototype fireplace

Screenshot of the 3D fireplace modeled at Voxelstudios in Zbrush

3D models of the face, a decorative detail of in the relief of the fireplace

Screenshot of the 3D fireplace modeled at Voxelstudios in Zbrush

 

Screenshot of the 3D fireplace modeled at Voxelstudios in Zbrush

Screenshot of the 3D fireplace modeled at Voxelstudios in Zbrush compared to the original Piranesi etching.

Screenshot of the fireplace, with which Materialise, Belgium, can create a rapid prototyped. The sections indicate divisions that fit the prototype tank.

The resin prototype prepared by Materialise.

Details of the prototype

Details of the prototype

A mould was taken of the prototype

A mold of one of the faces on the fireplace made from the resin prototype

A mold of one of the faces on the fireplace made from the resin prototype

Factum Arte's team working on the composite marble fireplace

Holding the fireplace's interior to it's structure

 

The fireplace in white vein scagliola and gypsum crystal

Juan Carlos Arias applying the composite marble to the inside of the mould

After removing from the mould, the composite marble fireplace removed was hand finished

The cast iron fire furniture before surface finishing

The fire iron before the final black patina

The hand finished fireplace and the composite marble's qualities in different lighting

 

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