The “commune-ity” driven third year graduate studio with Sarah Dunn is underway and we have spent the semester simultaneously researching an example of a subversive living arrangement in addition to developing a series of abnormal combinations, or “mash-ups.”
This year Sarah Dunn, associate professor at the University of Illinois School of Architecture and co-partner of UrbanLab, came across [...]
As final deadlines start looming closer and closer, and memories of Spring Break fade farther and farther away, the second year grads prep for finals … and arrange summer plans.
As Spring Break fades further into the background, the oncoming wrath of semester finals takes its position.. ready to attack. Here is a quick synopsis of what happened prior to the break.
Though the perennial Monday review of successive models continues to consume our lifeblood, Studio 2331 perseveres through Project 2 and subjugates the toughest of model materials.
PVC shower-pan liner, acrylic, and paper: a story of the first of five epic adventures of the first year graduate studio.
House VI.. Eisenman.. Indexical diagrams.. I think this is really all the 2331 blog has been about so far. Appropriately so given the base of last semester’s studio. But that is behind us now. In good measure, the last of the transformational diagrams were used to wrap presents to provide the opportunity to watch family and friends rip them to shreds, with their only concern being the contents contained within.
With mid-terms completed, a few of us just awake enough managed to make plans to visit the Farnsworth house, by [...]
A series of pictures from the first-year graduate midterm review.
Midterms are here and today we present our work from the semester thus far. As this work is better viewed exhibition style, we would like to invite the SoA community to join us at 4pm today in room 1100. We hope to see you here.
Ask any of us about Peter Eisenman and be ready to digest a mouthful of information and varied opinions. This [...]
Like a Discovery Channel reality show (both entertaining and educational), we see this blog as a continuous narrative of our experiences and interactions encircling architecture and design. This introduction explains our intent and a solicitation for an open stream of discussion within the SoA community.