"The first day of the last semester" as many of our peers have been bringing up which means new horizons to study. Our horizon of study include full-scale inquiries, moving beyond representational methodologies and precedents as a means of study. The body of work will take place within a dormant seed-drying chamber and will be examining the scale of a family farm unit in respect to an (agri)culture.*
Topographical inscriptions give evidence of previous enactments, but they also indicate those that are still occurring and may unfold in the future. - David Leatherbarrow
David L. writings have been helping us grasp the questions at hand and will be giving a lecture at Iowa State University on February 13, 2013
*Syllabus written by Peter P. Goche', Photograph by Justin Wang, depicting threshold of chamber
Iowa State University Bachelor of Architecture, Professional Program. Option Studio, Spring 2013. Critic: Peter Goche. The recording of work being executed by Justin Wang and John Kerner. The site of inquiry takes place at Black's Heritage Farm, south of Ames, Iowa. The semester work will be focused on the re-appropriation of a space originally constructed for the drying of corn. Spatial hypothesis will be tested at grade, in full scale.