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Model-journalism: Making and Photography

Mon, Jul 20, 2020    11am
Columbia GSAPP Ross Architecture Gallery: Stagecraft
Feb 9 – Mar 10, 2017
Stagecraft: Models and Photos
Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery

Faculty Josh Jordan leads the workshop Model-journalism: Making and Photography.

Photography is both a 2D technique for representing your design, as well as means for demarking and sharing your point (or field, as it were) of view. We speak of the lens as both an optical device, and as a way of describing your own framework for approaching a question or issue. This workshop serves as a how-to on both setting up a home or studio-based photography studio, with lessons on both optics and photo techniques. In addition to the technical information, Jordan will show and discuss the role of photography and models in architectural representation in both the academy and profession, and how photographs and models have tracked with broader ideas, inventions, and political practices of design.

Lens Tool Base File - Download Rhino File
Photo Depth Visualization Tool -Download Grasshopper File
Photography and Equipment Tutorial for GSAPP Students by Ronald Yeung (‘18 M.Arch) - Download PDF File
Also discussed at length in the lecture is the exhibition Stagecraft: Models and Photos which was shown at the Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery in 2017.

Image Credit: Work by Luiza Furia '20 MArch completed during the Fall 2019 Transitional Geometries course led by Josh Jordan