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    up a river without a paddle

    David Cuthbert Jan 17 '09 2

    the first project for the second semester invites students to bring together the four generators, structure, meaning, climate and activities, in the design of a single building under one of three possible themes - meditation, rest or social activity.

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    The location of the project is one of three sites along the basin of a man-made waterfall that was constructed as part of a hydro-electric plant (now de-commissioned) frequented by visitors each weekend.

    Although an academic exercise for recording surroundings we made a day of it, barbecuing chicken on rather industrial grills, consuming copious amounts of alcohol and most importantly just soaking in the qualities the site afforded us.

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    Tuesday they present the analysis of the site

     

     
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