Mar
30

A design study for a DIY wind generator using off-the-shelf components with a plywood body, rendered in Cinema 4D.

Jan
06

The SeaBreeze 25 is a remote-controlled paraplane model (powered parachute), designed and built by Troy Hawthorne in Florida. It’s backbone is a Piano-wire and wooden frame construction, holding a 0.25-sized gasoline engine. The steering mechanism is a control bar that shifts the trike gondola’s center of balance, which pulls down the parachutes wing tips and forces… Continue reading »

Jan
06

The Dollhouse FX is the model design demonstrating home automation. Running on a low-cost 8-Bit R3000 CPU at 22Mhz, the embedded Ethernet port provides Internet connectivity for controlling various room lights from anywhere. Cinema 4D was the ideal design and engineering platform for rapid prototyping.

Jan
06

This model of a “bathtub racer”-class yacht was built in Cinema 4D as the base before building the prototype in the real world. Minimal alterations due to available tools and materials showed that the original design worked well.