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Spotlight: Perry Kulper

Perry Kulper is an architect and associate professor of architecture at the University of Michigan. Prior to his arrival at the University of Michigan he was a SCI-Arc faculty member for 16 years as well as in visiting positions at the University of Pennsylvania and Arizona State University. Subsequent to his studies at California Polytechnic […]

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spotlight: leonardo solaas

-leonardo solaas; processing driven swarm visualizations.-Site

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Spotlight: Starn Studio: Big Bambu

-Mike + Dough Starn: Starn Studio: Big Bambu: You Cant Stop, You Wont Stop, You Dont Stop. ‘A series about what it is to be alive, grow, and to change….the connective tissue…those interconnections where all the interactions happen and something gets made’

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SPOTLIGHT: Tara Donovan

Known for utilizing common and manufactured materials as components for her installations and sculptures, Donovan has been recognized for her commitment to process. She earned acclaim for her ability to discover how the inherent physical characteristics of an object might allow it to be transformed into art. The artist goes on to explore the multiplication […]

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SPOTLIGHT: Aurora Robson

Aurora is Canadian, but grew up in Hawaii and has lived and worked in New York for 20 years. She currently lives and works in Brooklyn with her husband, cinematographer Marshall Coles and daughter Ona. In addition to her work as an artist, she is Director/Co-founder of Lumenhouse, a photo studio, artist in residence program, […]

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Spotlight: Michael Young

-Michael Young’s thesis and final presentation videos from Sci-Arc in Los Angeles, California.

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spotlight: jason hopkins – abhominal

–Jason Hopkins develops a compelling digital art work entitled Abhominal that illustrates a beautiful hybridization of geometrical normative structures with a tumorous organic flesh. His “bodies” are as much striking to me that it obviously evokes the hyperactive use of uncontrolled topological surfaces in current architecture. Jason Hopkins proposes a much more interesting vision of […]

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Spotlight: MatterDesign

-’As part of the research for the Princeton Envelope Group, this envelope was developed in pursuit of an envelope as atmosphere. As opposed to con sid er ing the enve lope as a herĀ­metic seal, this facade breaths, conditions, and cleans. This specific prototype is for the American Apparel factory build ing in Los Angeles. […]

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spotlight: terreform

IN VITRO MEAT HABITAT Credits: Mitchell Joachim, Eric Tan, Oliver Medvedik, Maria Aiolova. This is an architectural proposal for the fabrication of 3D printed extruded pig cells to form real organic dwellings. It is intended to be a “victimless shelter”, because no sentient being was harmed in the laboratory growth of the skin. We used […]

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