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The beginning of a new project

This is my final semester at UIC’s School of Architecture, and I’m struggling with the final “research studio”, which we get in lieu of a thesis project. The idea, as Bob Somol put it, is that “today there is a … Continue reading

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Belated semester wrap-up

This post comes to you in three more-or-less easily digestible bits, or as one of my professors would put it, easy pieces (choke, sputter). Part two is here, and three here. I had a lot to say at the end … Continue reading

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What came out of it

Ron Witte‘s guest studio ended yesterday – considering my graphics, it’s no surprise that Bob Somol led off his comments with Sarah Palin, with Italian restaurants as a back-up. Anyway, here’s the goods, as they say – the idea was … Continue reading

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Ron Witte

Having a four-day guest studio exercise with Ron Witte (http://wwarchitecture.com). We’re talking about intersecting spaces that allow you to be in two rooms at the same time. In the exercise, we’re manipulating form and graphics to do just that – … Continue reading

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The semester draweth to a close

Welcome to the funhouse. Click on picture to get a larger version: The city needs public space, but public space that provides a focus for activity, and not simply undifferentiated square footage. The BFT proposes to cut away space that … Continue reading

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