Posts Tagged ‘studio’

russell and i stood atop that regal iceberg in Stortorget, and delivered jewels of information about stockholm’s old city to our faithful student subjects down below.  it was a mildly intense feeling, giving a presentation about a place that we had modeled in detail and labored over for a week in studio – and now […]


a question indirectly posed to me by sam kronick one late lasercuttery night, and one that i am starting to rethink this semester:   is studio really the best-designed environment for design?   what makes doing your design work in studio better than, say, in your nicely-decorated dorm room?  or the buzzy woodshop?  or one […]


a conversation snippet about design with a non-design person: John: design people always add some part that doesnt make senseand put a question mark next to itlike…curves -> planesplanes -> objectsobjects -> 4D?? strikingly insightful… when i see concept boards for the beginning of some design project’s life cycle, they are littered with grand [and […]


studio, who are you? traditionally, you are supposed to be one large room for the sole purpose of being an artist’s workspace…a beautiful breeding ground of creativity, visioning, and inspiration.  but you can also be a bleeding mound of frustration.  you swallow architecture students for eons at a time, enslaving them to that spiraling, nonlinear […]


“Community and Privacy – Building in Earthtexture. A Coming Together Place How can we design a building that will be a “coming together” celebration and can help achieve peace? What does this building want to be, and how can it also express the spirit of society?”   We are fourth-undergraduate-studio students, and already we are […]


to the north end. i walked around, took a bunch of photos, plopped down on a bench next to the playground, watched and giggled as a troupe of elementary school kids clambored all over the jungle gym, and sketched with my blue china marker. i forgot my cell phone today, so no one from studio […]