Optimal Bin Packing
CNC-milled RenShape BM-5185 modeling board, aluminimum frame. 150cm x 100 x 16 cm (with frame 160 x 100 x 100)

A bin-packing algorithm – normally used for the transport or 3d printing industry – is used on a dataset of classical sculptures. This algorithm can calculate the optimal – occupying as less space as possible – packaging of irregular objects in a container. From this, a selection is flattened into a relief and CNC- milled.














Optimal Bin Packing
CNC-milled RenShape BM-5185 modeling board, aluminimum frame. 150cm x 100 x 16 cm (with frame 160 x 100 x 100)

A bin-packing algorithm – normally used for the transport or 3d printing industry – is used on a dataset of classical sculptures. This algorithm can calculate the optimal – occupying as less space as possible – packaging of irregular objects in a container. From this, a selection is flattened into a relief and CNC- milled.

Coding: Ahmed Magdy, Anton Bakhirev, Michael Fogleman
Fixing 3d scan for printing: Christopher Chappell

With the support of: Mondriaanfonds, AFK, Stichting Stokroos, Prins Bernard Cultuurfonds"