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A4856-1 / Spring 2018

Transitional Geometries

This semester’s class encouraged exploration and development in two different ways. The first was an abstract study of tiling principles, which looked at different tileable ‘frame’ conditions. Strategically-placed nodes overlaid on these frames allowed the tile to be flipped and rotated so that adjacent nodes formed new relationships; these adjacent relationships allowed a single tile to create a seemingly random pattern over a large surface. The second means of development was from iterative feedback in fabrication. Students developed their own designs based on in-class tutorials in concrete casting and mold-making. There were no ‘perfect’ molds, but through the feedback-driven design process, students built on these new understandings and pushed beyond with each successive iteration. Subsequently, each mold became a test of something new, attempting to push the boundaries into an unknown result so that the class as a whole could learn and develop.
Location & Time
504 Avery
F 11 AM - 1 PM
Session & Points
Full Semester
3 Points
Call Number
17596
Other Semesters & Sections
Course Semester Title Student Work Instructor Syllabus Requirements & Sequence Location & Time Session & Points Call No.
A4856‑1 Fall 2019
Transitional Geometries
Joshua Jordan
505 AVERY
W 9 AM -11 AM
FULL SEMESTER
3 Points
41399
A4856‑1 Fall 2018
Transitional Geometries
Model by Aleksander Tomich
Model by Caitlin Sills
Model by Caitlin Sills
Joshua Jordan Syllabus
505 Avery
W 9 AM - 11 AM
Full Semester
3 Points
27279
A4856‑1 Fall 2017
Transitional Geometries
Trevor Watson Syllabus Tech Elective
201 Fayerweather
F 11 AM - 1 PM
Full Semester
3 Points
61529
A4856‑1 Spring 2017
Transitional Geometries
Trevor Watson Syllabus Tech Elective
504 Avery Hall
F 11 AM - 1 PM
Full Semester
3 Points
13444
A4856‑1 Fall 2016
Transitional Geometries
Bst watson stephaniehamilton sp16 12
Bst watson makenzieleukart sp16 11
Bst watson makenzieleukart sp16 10
Trevor Watson TECH ELECTIVE
115 AVERY HALL
F 11 AM - 1 PM
FULL SEMESTER
3 Points
29780
A4856‑1 Spring 2016
Transitional Geometries
Bst watson stephaniehamilton sp16 12
Bst watson makenzieleukart sp16 11
Bst watson makenzieleukart sp16 10
Trevor Watson
300 Avery Hall
98251
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