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Sep '04 - Mar '07

  • Long gone.. traversed..came full circle and headed to...

    By Paulina
    Mar 7, '07 7:47 PM EST

    A mi so many changes accomplished. Graduated graduate, the cap the gown the throwing yourself to the force of direction unknown. The stumbling through interviews and nights of photoshop, big dollars spend on prints and big time spent worrying...

    to be back, to be learning. to be working, to become a ...

    healthcare architect?

    nono. I wouldnt have believed it either had you asked a year ago.

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  • architecture - 3 options...

    By yelodayze
    Mar 13, '05 11:32 AM EST

    so we have one week till springbreak and i can't wait. as much as having a break is fabulous i still love architecture. one day and i go stir crazy. i guess it is a good opportunity to clean up my resume and start looking for internships for the summer. A question? my old firm called and proposed... View full entry

  • midterms...

    By yelodayze
    Mar 2, '05 8:47 PM EST

    So midterm review is finally over. This semester we combined our midtern which included incorporating design studio with building science. the models were amazing. i will post pictures of them tomorrow.... View full entry

  • images....last semester

    By yelodayze
    Feb 16, '05 3:44 PM EST

    here are a few images... View full entry

  • macro vs. micro....

    By yelodayze
    Feb 16, '05 12:49 AM EST

    Last semester we had a very complex project. our goal was to design a site that is/was currently a low income housing development. we had a housing and multi use (commercial, mercantile....) etc.... obviously, we had a program that needed to be fullfilled. a large part of that was creating... View full entry

  • copper panel

    By yelodayze
    Feb 7, '05 9:36 PM EST

    So finally pin up last friday. it turned out all right. i think that my final product was good but it would have helped if i had shown the process a little bit more. always next time. i think the most exciting thing about copper is the patina so i chose to explore that. during the week i found out... View full entry

  • More copper...

    By yelodayze
    Jan 31, '05 12:27 AM EST

    Thanks for the advice. The materials that I working with are three main different textures. Before I go on, here is an interesting story. The other day I went to Home Depot one of my favorite stores to 'play!' It is like being in a candy store. Anyhow I proceeded to walk in and walk from aisle to... View full entry

  • Materiality

    By yelodayze
    Jan 29, '05 6:53 PM EST

    Material and Motion. Copper is the material of choice. Our assignment is to manipulate this material, understanding the properties and creating an aesthetic that can be applied to a 2500 square foot facade. any suggestions? more later.... View full entry

  • Round Two

    By yelodayze
    Jan 19, '05 11:04 PM EST

    Going back to school after four weeks of complete unproductivity is quite difficult. It is now week 1 and a half with an exercise due on Friday. The feeling thus far is major procrastination!!! Or is procrastination and pressure the best way to work? Is that when we produce the best work or is it... View full entry

  • free student labor...

    By yelodayze
    Sep 6, '04 3:26 PM EST

    two weeks have passed so quickly. our first week of school our professors propose an idea that our studio needs revamping, which in fact it did, but they tell us that our first saturday and sunday of school are going to be spent working in groups and redesigning and fixing things up. (oh and after... View full entry

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