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Drake Fay-Paget

Drake Fay-Paget

Los Angeles, CA, US

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Physical model of Ceiling Unit
Physical model of Ceiling Unit
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Sensory Unloading

The project critiques the sensory overload aspect of autism through check points that magnify one sense more than the others by manipulating and/or impregnating interfacing to allow either smell, touch, taste, hearing, or sight to become the main focus of a person’s experience while in the space. Interfacing is a material commonly used to stiffen clothing garments and has similar properties of a previous material study model with toilet paper and acrylic gloss varnish. Through pleating and folding the interfacing and creating an operable system, the natural curvature of the material is allowed to follow the structural aluminum tubes.  Different forms of attachment to the existing buildings are required depending on the location of the checkpoint, such as at a single wall or spanning between two walls.

 
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Status: School Project
Location: Burbank, CA, US

 
A map of Woodbury University campus, where the project is sited, depicting a journey through the area
Physical model of Corner Unit
Physical model of Corner Unit
CAD detailed plans and sections of Self Supporting Unit

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