Shipwreck & Fractal Cult – Burning Man Kickstarter


We have been on a bit of a summer break here at Futures+, but now we are back and coming at you with this hot Kickstarter out of the DS10 Studio at Westminster University School of Architecture.  Georgia Collard-Watson and Thanasis Korras projects were both selected to be built at the 2013 Burning Man festival in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert.  DS10 is now crowd sourcing on Kickstarter in order to bring these projects to life!  Futures+ had showcased both Shipwreck and Fractal Cult throughout the studio year, as we are constantly checking out F+ would like to do our part and support these students as they have almost reached their halfway point.  Check it out after the jump and support their kickstarter!

STUDENTS:  Georgia Collard-Watson & Thanasis Korras
Westminster University, London
PROFESSORS: Arthur Mamou-Mani & Toby Burgess
YEAR: 2013

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Project Distortion – RPI & The Royal Danish Academy

via Anders IngvartsenHere’s a pretty cool, built project from teams at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s SoA and The Royal Danish Academy’s Center for Information Technology & Architecture.  The team of students was comprised of 11 MArch students at the RDA, and 14 students; MArch, BArch, PhD in Acoustics, and MS Lighting.  The project was built for the 2010 Distortion Music Festival  in Copenhagen, Denmark.

STUDENTS: RPI: Ken Appleman, Chelsea Anderson, Nick Axel, John Botts, Sreoshy Banerjea, Caitlin Morris, Kieran Martin, Adam Patela, Heath Horn, Philip Robinson, Charles Sonder, Dave Stasiuk, Erica Voss, Lisa Yue
RDA: Samantha Buell, Marie Chounard, Galip Döken, Dicki Lauth, Cilian Magee, Signe Mikkelsen, Lucia Napuri, Jonathan Roy, Thea Rudnicki-Uholm, Mija Simonsen, Lisa Uhlman
SCHOOLRensselaer Polytechnic Institute & The Royal Danish Academy
CLASS: Seminar Project
PROFESSORS: RPI: Reese Campbell, Demetrios Comodromos
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