This past week, we finalized our design for our mechanisms and put in orders for parts from McMaster-Carr and the silk required as we are currently limited in what we can implement especially since our fabric motion relies on the large scale of the space.

We are currently working out fabricating the carriage/rail system for the wall fans and the counter-weighted pulley system for the ceiling drop mechanism.

As the walls prove easier to hard mount to, we decided to move the pulley mount mechanism to the walls and keep the mechanism mechanical over electrical to simplify the system as well as not make an eyesore to detract from the Silk Ocean experience.

For the fans, the carriage will be built with aluminum sheets and 2 80/20 wheels hopefully enabling the carriage to friction fit and hold in place allowing users to move and keep the fans in place for when they walk through the hallway.