BUILDING FASHION – AA – FALL 2011 PARIS

Today were coming at you with an introduction to an upcoming studio at the AA School in Paris, and an interview from Zoot about the Fall 2011 Building Fashion studio.  Pushing the connection between architecture and fashion, after a successful studio based on this premise last spring the AA is bringing it back to Paris again!

SCHOOL: AA
LOCATION:
Paris, France
DATE:
Oct. 31 – Nov. 10, 2011
INFO:  http://www.aaschool.ac.uk/STUDY/VISITING/paris.php
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Art615 Pavilion – Aalborg University students

It has been a pavilion kind of week!  Art615 project was conceived and built by the students of Aalborg University, DK during their 4 week workshop program: Social Technologies 2010 at the Department of Architecture & Design.  In collaboration with Dolle Trapper the students had 4 weeks to master and design a project utilizing CNC fabrication techniques and parametric modeling.  The intention was to create a pavilion to be installed in a high crime park, to draw attention from the unsafe park and bring a feeling of a safer environment for visitors.

SCHOOL: Aalborg University
STUDENTS: Senad Gvozden, Bjarke Mejnertsen, Kenneth Rytter, Bjarke Apollo, Jacob Hilmer, Dennis Jensen
LOCATION: Aalborg, Denmark 

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A Cultural Interchange – University of Nottingham – Ji Soo Han

A look at the place of computational design in the process of form creation. Ji Soo Han uses multiple mathematical formulas to create the form of this project.  Does this process of creation (identifying variables, running some scripts, taking produced form and creating enclosure) marginalize the role of an architect in the design process?

SCHOOL:   University of Nottingham
STUDENT: Ji Soo Han
COURSE: 5th Year
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