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Kimberly V.K.H. Nguyen



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    Kimberly V.K.H. Nguyen
    Apr 16, '13 12:02 PM EST

    TINA - Tensile Integrity Nodal Assembly

    Our "architectural folly" is in production mode!  The installation will be on display for GSAPP's End of Year Show starting May 18th.  

    __Technical Elective Class: "Fast Pace Slow Space"
    __Instructors: Mark Bearak + Brigette Borders

    __The Team:
    Nicole Allen, Collin Anderson, John Barrett, Phillip Crupi, Chelsea Hyduk, Bo Liu, Kimberly Nguyen, Michelle Park, Anthony Sunga, Sydney Talcott


    Our Website:


    Here is a preview of our progress:


    Prototype - achieving the tensegrity arch


    It stands on it's own!






    An early mockup, using rubber cords (we decided to use steel cables after this study) :


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This is a journal of my adventures at Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation (GSAPP) as I pursue my M.Arch degree. It includes images of my projects, classmates' work, some thoughts, and grad-student daily life.

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