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thesis precedents ii

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Thesis Precedents

-Precedent study for thesis project at the University of Michigan Digital Mania Thesis Seminar.

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archimorph + vers: Your-sUKKAH

YOur-Sukkah | a universal conversation ignited by Sukkot. During Sukkot all nations are called to build a Sukkah and in it re-enact daily experiences like eating, sleeping, learning, contemplating, sharing, and rejoicing with family, among friends, alone, and with strangers of all sorts. YOur-Sukkah seizes this mitzvah and incites visitors to communicate with one another […]

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Archimorph Book i

-In early 2011 Archimorph will be publishing their first book, self-titled; Archimorph Book I: Architecture, Biomimetics, Technology. More information will be available closer to the release date.-JB

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plasmatic matter

“The sculpture acts in the tradition of the marginalized mid-century American medical doctor Wilhelm Reich who said “all plasmatic matter perceives, with or without sensory nerves. The amoeba has no sensory or motor nerves, and still it perceives…The terror of the total convulsion, of involuntary movement and spontaneous excitation is joined to the splitting up […]

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Ocean of Light

“The Ocean of Light project explores the creative and immersive possibilities of light-based visualisation in physical space. It uses bespoke hardware to create dynamic, interactive and three-dimensional sculptures from light.” “Surface is the first artwork to be exhibited using the Ocean of Light hardware. It uses minimal visuals and sound to evoke the essence of […]

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u of m robotic fabrication

> > -Images from Winter 2010 Exhibition at University of Michigan robotic fabrication with Wes McGee and David Pigram. Trajectories were chosen from previous research agendas started in 2009 and with the kuka 6-axis robotic arm were advanced and constructed as a 1:1 prototype. Robotic research areas from top to bottom: Polyurethane Foam Rapid Prototyping, […]

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KUKA | FOAM TEST.05

This is the initial stage of test 5 with the kuka 7-axis robotic arm and spray polyurethane foam. Here we are testing standoff control and wait time between layers based off of our previous variable matrix testing. With new regulators being added to the tanks we should game slightly more control between the consistency of […]

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Ethylene tetrafluoroethylene

Lightweight material, Ethylene tetrafluoroethylene, or ETFE, is proposed as the membrane which will encapsulate Houston in a geodesic dome. This material has already been used in the Beijing Olympic Stadium and in the Eden Project. This material shows the possibility to move away from the hard lined modernist glazing that we now see in the […]

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