Posts Tagged ‘site specific’

My adviser, Marc, has continually been encouraging me to be rigorous and follow a control and variable method of experimentation. I’m trying to be scientific and actually stick with it. What usually happens is that I’ll do a few experiments and then follow one meandering branch a ways and never getting around to doubling back […]


These posts are out of order today, but just give your scroll wheel a workout and you’ll be up to speed in no time. I’d previously documented three different urban sites (Target Field Plaza, Peavey Plaza and the Church Street & Scholars Walk intersection), but none of them was really grabbing my attention as I […]


I can never resist the chance to build physical models. Here are some photos of the site context experiments in physical form. It amazes me anew each time I work in tandem with digital and physical models how they complement each other. Some ideas begin better digitally and far apart physically while for other ideas […]


Ann Hamilton

21Apr10

At my interim review last Friday, Martha McQuade suggested that I look at the work of the artist Ann Hamilton, specifically a piece called whitecloth at the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art that uses fabric and blurs the line between art and architecture. Two pieces of fabric move forward and back on a simple motorize […]