Jan '07 - Jun '07
In an attempt to make this blog as informative as possible for those considering UCLA for grad school we've decided to show our previous projects and hopefully create more of a discussion of the projects than to showcase our work. This will allow four different perspectives as up until this quarter we have all had the same studios.
I'll start by expanding a little on what aaron has already posted. The sticky masses project is an exploration in the ability for mass, as opposed to volume, to drive the production of space and form. As given by professor Jason Payne, the general strategic approach to the project is simply, "a complex assembly of two sensitive primitives balance within the geometrical 'field' of one another." Hopefully this will become more clear through the projects and following discussions.
Our project is approached as the analysis, interpretation and generation of mass(es). Throughout the process we focused on the symbiotic relationships between form, surface and material, not only how they interact but also how they begin to inform and manipulate each other. This interaction occus across differing systems and scales, where the local affects the global and the global affects the local. This creates an overall system that is both flexible and specific; specific regarding localized interactions and flexible in that the systems can adapt to changing localized conditions.
more to come
model images (3D printed model with lazer cut plexi-glass)