Critic: Alex Barker
Utilizing social media, with a focus on Foursquare, to see where people check-in in New York City. The information was gathered from a data set acquired from Foursquare and organized in Cartodb to list the top ten check-in locations for predetermined types of spaces, such as theaters, restaurants and museums. The data was displayed as an interactive layered plexi model displaying the locations of the venues and in list form.
Critic: Michael Szivos
An annual exhibition that rethinks the representation of architectural work. a collaborative effort between Michael Szivos and a group of 15 GAUD students. the large scale installation was installed in the Hazel and Robert H. Siegel Gallery. All the images are by photographer Alan Tansey. I was in charge of making the step stools, keeping track of missing pieces of the installation and choosing and procuring the hardware for installation. For the Making of video by Ryan Whiby please click here.
This urban intervention project in 88 Pine street and 108 Maiden Lane was approached as a Privately Owned Public Spaces, abbreviated as "POPS", they are an amenity provided, in this case a public art/market, and maintained by a developer for public use, in exchange for additional floor area.
There was minimal intervention to the actual lot, other than introducing light pavers that act as wayfinding devices, that lead to the rotating public art exhibition. An alternative proposal was the infill market, because of its retractable nature, the Infill Art and Infill market could coexist on the site and can provide to the everchanging nature of the exhibitions and vendors that will ensure continued interest in the site and repeat visiitors.
Critic: Robert Cervellione
The scripting of the Spirographs was very interesting in the sense of the simplicity of the generator. What fascinated me even further was that the line work that was being generated was for three dimensional Spirographs. Seeing them in multiple perspectives influenced my decision to pursue adding even more dimension to the installation by the introduction of the element of anaglyph three dimension.
Critic: Vito Acconci
Exploring the notion of heterotopias by proposing a nuclear fallout shelter that inhabits the existing infrastructure of the New York subway system, acting as a prototype that can be implemented in other metropolis’s metro systems.
Critic: Jeffrey Taras
The physical manifestation of the piece after a rigorous process of modelling and prototyping. Combining contemporary methods of manufacturing such as CNC as well as traditional craftsmanship of gilding and hand painting.
Critic: Kutan Ayata
Experimenting with the literal autonomy of an object in a field. The manifestation of the production facilities in the vineyard and the implications of both on one another.
Critic: Theoharis David
The school’s site is situated at 1 Peck Slip on the Hudson river, from the experimentation, a sense of a modulation of light, materiality and transparency. In order to create an environment that is both tactily and visually appealing to the diverse user groups of the schools.
Critic: Carlos Arnaiz
Building on the water is not a novel idea for New York, but what this housing studio allowed was to experiment with the ideas of embracing flooding through soft engineering in a post sandy world.
Critic: Christopher Kroner
Critic: Phil Parker
The process driven studio has a focus on water intensities and especially their relation and effects on the site. From the early analysis of the characteristics of water and from the examination of scouring (watercourse that flows forcefully over something and removes) and the patterns it generates helped influence the design language of the building.
The design embraces the tidal nature of the Hudson River and helps sustain the unique under-pier ecology by slowing down the tide around the building allowing for this habitat to flourish with species that would not be able to survive otherwise.
Finally, building by the water is not a radical idea in New York City but interacting with the water is. The plan for the estuarium is to encourage an interest in the ecology of the Hudson River Estuary and to promote a more interactive relationship with the water.
Critic: Christopher Kroner
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