Elxir is fundamentally attached to the notion of being an « inventor »
“Innovating” it is going beyond the idea, to get real.
This confrontation to reality is a process that one needs to master and reinvent with each project.
Elxir brings you
Its experience with managing innovative project.
Potential partnering for the development of new projects.
Access to a network of experts in materials, geometry and digital sciences.
Some references are projects where Philippe Bompas participated as studies’ manager at ASI and RFR sas.
Dullwich College / Burma / 2015
Tangram Architect / RFR
Double skin façade acting as a shading system, fully made of Bamboo
P. Bompas: Technical adviser: oversee development of the bamboo technology, definition of testing procedure, production of the prototype execution plans.
Fig: connection details, Photo of the prototype
European research program IAPP / 2008 – 2012
involving TU WIEN, EVOLUTE and RFR
P. Bompas: Senior Researcher: responsible of Task 10 of work package 5 and work package 7
Realization of the bulbous bow of the ship with D Strip , with fully developable strips
Organization of Symposium: Advances in Architectural Geometry 2012 at the Pompidou center.
“Proscenium” at the Louis Vuitton Foundation / Paris / 2014
Gehry Partner /RFR TESS
Acoustical sliding front stage door, complex geometry, fully casted aluminium
P.Bompas : Project manager (2013 -2014)
Fig: inspection of the plaster mold / aluminium font pouring.
Paper in collaboration with E. Sandre Chardonnal, founder of Eclat Digital Research and developer of Ocean,
October 2014: E.Sandre-Chardonnal, P.Bompas, Predicting Transparency Proceedings of engineered transparency – Glasstech
Parliament Chamber, Luxembourg 2004 -2009
Architect: A+E / RFR
Structural Glass footbridge with curved wood/ aluminum walkway / glass roof with photovoltaic sunscreen
P. Bompas : Project Manager : Construction details, tender process and site supervision
Fig: section of the extrusion which assembled constitutes the footbridge/ First test of air flow.
Butterfly Vivarium Museum of Natural History / New York Usa / 1999 – …
Architects: Perkins Eastman / ASI
Dismountable prefabricated vivarium, planified for 3 years, it is still in use in 2018
P. Bompas: project manager: Construction details / fabrication drawing
Fig: Principles Sketch drawings