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tetraMIN 108

Alright! After 108 hours of work, not including prototyping, we finally finished our hanging screen generated by Grasshopper in Rhino. It was displayed during RIMMEA 2011. Full pictures of the installation can be found on our flickr page. Press Release: … Continue reading

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Installation Exploration Part 2

We have continued to focus on how to connect the units and components of the design. Trying to reduce the number of zip-ties needed, we have worked with interlocking tabs which connect each unit. The challenge we are looking into … Continue reading

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Joshua Prince-Ramus on Seattle’s library

http://www.ted.com/talks/joshua_prince_ramus_on_seattle_s_library.html This link contains a great TED Talk given by Joshua Prince-Ramus on his way of displaying program evolution in a simple, animated form.

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Installation Exploration

We are currently exploring using the RCA dome fabric and zip-ties to create an installation in the Gallery of the Ball State Architecture Building.

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Derek, Derek, Kristen

1) Experimentation Architecture is a unique  discipline. It is artists, engineers, fabricators, and designers working together with technology and an experimental outlook. The architecture and design population of students and professionals are investigating, manipulating, and achieving new forms, structures, and … Continue reading

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Aaron, Andre, Kate

architecture is… … Space.  Function.  Interaction.  Technology. Structure.  History.  Buildings.  Innovation.   Collaboration. Responsibility.  Bullshit.  People. Walls.  Art.  Science.  Beauty.  Subjective.  Objective. Fun.  Engaging.  Design.  A Process.   Alive.   Dead.  Fabrication.  Evolution. Form.  A Way of Thinking.  Problem Solving… … Continue reading

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Melissa, Will, and Natalie

What Is Architecture? Architecture (‘s): “…is a consequential response to the human experience.” “…suffers with routine” –Le Corbusier “…is the act of adapting ones environment to the changes presented by the evolving technological world.”  “…is evolutionary and if we deny it that … Continue reading

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