There is nothing more authentic in our modern world than hardware, the "confirmation model" of our ideas converted into virtual mathematical data.

It is just a work in progress, but it looks like contemporary art, or a 3D geographical map with its contour lines, or the fascinating terraced rice fields of Southeastern Asia ... just let the fantasy unwind!

A digital model can never quite compensate for a physical model. 
To the human eye, the sensory experience of a "hardware" shape is where you really feel whether proportions work or not.

Taking shape ... and colour