Archinect - Cornell (Kyle) 2014-10-20T05:52:47-04:00 http://archinect.com/blog/article/21452921/hello Hello. kylej 2009-03-01T00:24:37-05:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <p>It seems only natural to begin with introductions. Though since it's the middle of a semester, let's jump right in with some work in progress, and let these photos of site models stand as proxies for their creators:<br><br><img src="http://files.archinect.com/uploads/ai/aiu_intro_image_no_1.jpg" alt="image" name="image"><br><br> This is our second semester of the M. Arch I program at Cornell; there are thirteen of us in all. These people will pepper conversation here quite regularly, so you can expect to get to know them a little.<br><br><img src="http://files.archinect.com/uploads/ai/aiu_post_1_part_2.jpg" alt="image" name="image"><br><br> Our studio this semester, dubbed <i>Cliffhanger</i>, has an emphasis on section and site, and the kind Dr. Mark Morris has provided us with a project that satisfies on both counts: designing a home for The Alfred Hitchcock Foundation on the rocky Pacific edge of San Francisco. As you can likely tell from the above photos, we've explored material, form, and technique as well.<br><br> These are, of course, only one part of the larger work for the semester. At a interim review two weeks ago we discussed these models with Mr. Peter Eisenman over some greasy Chinese food. Being as...</p>