Introduction to Design, Fall 2014

Balloon Animals

studio critics: M Paz Gutierrez and Andrew Atwood; representation critic: Kyle Steinfeld

This project was conceived of and instructed by Andrew Atwood and Maria-Paz Gutierrez as a part of ARCH 200a. As the instructor of ARCH 200c, Kyle Steinfeld supported the studio with instruction and criticism from a representational and technical point of view.

In this "warm-up" representational exercise, students apply a range of techniques related to orthographic projection, digital modeling, fabrication, and rendering.

In their studio course, students cast plaster forms using a flexible latex media. In this 200c exercise that drives the first few digital media workshops, these "balloon animals" form the muse for the exploration of a number of forms of media:

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Some other projects from this same class have been posted, as well as some interesting student work from this same year.