Starting off with my initial vision:
The initial idea of the building shape was a bit like the Nike logo and didn’t seem to work very well. Sketching this out led to this shape:
Playing around with adding back in the metal rods:
Working on a large sketch of this, randomising the rods and having them coming out of the walls seemed to work well:
The building form has moved from being a smooth curved surface to becoming more organic in bulging where the rods meet it. It seems to make sense to expand this to the whole surface and make it ‘lumpy’ with a rough texture (stipple the paint?).
I am pleased with this form now and will start to work on the maquette.