ENGAGEMENT

Academic Project    |    2018

Design Studio Project at SCI-Arc

Instructor: M. Casey Rehm

Partner: Siyu Zheng

Architecture has historical methods of interface. The physical material of the building mediates the internal and external systems of exchange, whether a medieval city wall separating domesticated interior from wilderness or curtain wall mediating fluctuating external climates with stable interior climates.

 

This workshop, though, looks at how the designer can operate through interfacing high-resolution digital site data and their own intentions. We will confront the ability of humanity to generate and collect vast quantities of information with our relatively limited ability to engage it meaningfully. The workshop project will explore how we can design through an interface, and how we can represent architecture as an interface.