Posts tagged michael
322_Valeria Mazzilli: ORGANIstation

Submission #322 | Valeria Mazzilli: ORGANIstation — “Each year 350.000 to 500.000 people die for liver diseases. Microgravity has advanced the field of tissue engineering, including liver tissue faster growth and regeneration, the three dimensional cultivation of hepatocytes cells enhancing their aggregation. OrganiStation orbits on LEO, its design facilitates the flow of incoming patients and those who are ready to depart.”

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318_Behruz Hairullaev, Brandon Muir and Nicholas LiCausi: Holographic Reality

Submission #318 | Behruz Hairullaev, Brandon Muir and Nicholas LiCausi: Holographic Reality — “For decades, films and media outlets have portrayed holograms as the technology synonymous with the future. Through advancements, scientists and designers alike have been able to create scattering lights that create forms, but only at a small scale. As of now, we have three-dimensional viewings through two-dimensional screens.”

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305_Ciaran Magee: An Ambiguous Heterotopia

Submission #305 | Ciaran Magee: An Ambiguous Heterotopia — “Writers have been described as being either architects or gardeners. That is to say, one who cultivates a story or one who structures it. This thesis investigates the space between this dichotomous metaphor, researching the context of the garden as a spatial and architectural intervention.”

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292_Michael Willhoit: Spelunk'd

Submission #292 | Michael Willhoit: Spelunk'd — “Within a 50'x50'x50' cube, two playful programs combine and collide to create an arena for leisure. Cave diving was the inspiration for Spelunk'd, with caverns and crevices both inside and out, punctuated by folding forms of relaxation. The space hangs above the ground with irregular vaults, but invites with punctures in its flow.”

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179_Michael Fohring: Pet Furniture

Submission #179 | Michael Fohring: McGill Architecture — Pet Furniture seeks to reimagine our relationships and stories with our furniture, amplifying this odd sensation that inanimate “things” just may, possibly, have a soul, or gender, or feelings.  While we largely take furniture for granted for their functionality, or merely idolize their beauty and craft, Pet Furniture aims to imbibe them with a sense of eroticism, curiosity, and humour, re-charging our domestic spaces with these qualities as well.

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162_Connor Gravelle

Submission #162 | Connor Gravelle — "Our cultural moment might be described as one of intense self-reflection, foregrounding questions of identity and what it means to belong in any particular context. This problematizes the architecture as a transcriptive discipline for identifying, materializing and, most importantly, defining the ideological conditions of given contexts, cultures and programs. This extension to an existing art museum in Lima, Peru, takes to task preservation for its immediate engagement with identity and its potentials to offer challenges and ruminations on the nature of cultural identity.

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