Tag Archives: Fabrication

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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tex-fab results

Minimal Complexity – Vlad Tenu: “We are pleased to announce the winners to the TEX-FAB REPEAT Digital Fabrication Competition. We received a total of 73 entries from across the globe representing 18 countries on 5 continents. The jury consisting of Patrik Schumacher, Marc Fornes, Lisa Iwamoto, Chris Lasch and Blair Satterfield conferred and decided that […]

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Bus Shelter Concept II

-Bus shelter concept exploring the use of carbon fiber as a primary material through a woven network of strips following stress vectors in the form. Using ANSYS structural software in conjunction with a parametric modeler, vector stress points will inform layering of carbon fiber strips. The initial form of the bus shelter would be cut […]

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Zip Ceiling

Fabrication photographs of Zip Ceiling. The photos displayed are the initial beginnings, 1000 zip ties, for a much larger ceiling topology.

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in_flux studio: modelling studies

–Human interactions within the domestic environment may be reduced to ones interaction with horizontal planar elements and the activities which occur around them within the dwelling. Re-imagining the domestic environment through the flexibility of the “step”, the current trajectory for the project is centered around the domestic dwelling as a series of planar elements where […]

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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 her­metic 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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High-Concept Sukkahs

-Video covering the 2010 Sukkah City winning entries.

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thesis precedents ii

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wave pavilion

the ‘wave pavilion’ by macdowell.tomova acts as both a pragmatic and conceptual testing ground, leveraging scripting and advanced digital fabrication toward the expansion of disciplinary modes of design and construction. the pavilion operates as a piece of landscape furniture, an occupiable space of gathering and leisure. set on the grounds of the university of michigan, […]

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