Week 5: Stories

Below is the document we discussed in class about telling stories. --- Ways to Story Architecture Projects Adapted from a document made by Christine Stewart, Ph.D. Step One: For several of the discovery questions/heuristics below (select those the feel the most generative for you), think about a 200 answer.   What is the big idea …

Week 4: Work Time

I will not be in studio on Wednesday, January 30. Every team needs to begin experimenting with the visual language--tactics, tactics, tactics--of their research. We will review the book template on Friday. — Work Time, in Asymmetric Labors by The Architecture Lobby (in our Box folder). Mark Jarzombek, Massachusetts Institute of Technology In a conversation …

Week 3: Beautiful Data

There is a copy of Beautiful Data in our studio library in the Box download folder. Use this book as a resource as you start to work through different media. Your websites are forms of media—work through them and make them engaging.

Week 3: Life Autocompleted

http://www.harvarddesignmagazine.org/issues/46/life-autocompleted "Staring into the mundane depths of any modern technical system requires that one make peace with an analytic absurdity. Namely, that although one of our oldest fallacies concerning technical life is the imagined division between the mental and the material—as though thoughts and actions somehow belonged to separable realms of lived experience—we must nevertheless …