Thesis-izing

THESIS. The word itself is daunting, the experience is pretty intense, and with only 10 weeks to design a “building,” there never seems like there is enough time. Despite all of this, thesis is the first time (and may be the only time), where we have the opportunity to choose our...

Exhibit : An Image o...

“Ay ga wa na!” In Sonrai, the phrase “I know how!” is an amazing exclamation of empowerment and joy. Malians are capable of so many things, but when given the opportunity to take a photo, they question themselves. With a simple explanation and with the first click, eyes open...

Eryn ga Diira

Songhai lesson #1: Diira = to travel. Eryn ga diira (Eryn is traveling)! After six weeks of successful blog-writing and updates from the office in Gould Hall, I (Eryn) am handing over the work to a friend and recent graduate, Kristopher Chan, for the next three weeks. Instead of organizing...

From 208j : via Phil...

Good morning from Philadelphia– Posts to look out for this week: Monday (today!): Architectural musings by Kathryn Rogers Merlino – and an update from graduate student, Erin Feeney on her houseboat research. Wednesday: “Studio Views” from Jonathan French, Valle scholar...

From 208j

Posts to look out for this week on Arch[BE]Log: Monday (today!) : Chris Meek, Research Assistant Professor, talks about his upcoming book Daylighting Design in the Pacific Northwest Wednesday :  Highlights from Jim Nicholl’s summer final Furniture Studio review. Thursday : Upcoming...

From 208j

Exciting posts to look out for this week on Arch[BE]Log: Monday (today!) : Senior Lecturer, Elizabeth Golden, writes on the Boros Collection, a bunker turned art gallery in Berlin. Wednesday :  Studio updates from the METROpolis 2030 Summer Studio (final reviews for the summer quarter this...

From 208j

Welcome to a new week from Architecture and Gould Halls, Posts to look out for this week: Monday (today!) : Assistant Chair and Professor, Alex Anderson’s report on his sabbatical this past spring. Wednesday :  Studio updates and highlights from the furniture studio. Thursday : Upcoming...

From 208j

Greetings from Gould Hall and welcome to Week Two! Posts to look out for this week: Monday (today!) : Lecturer Elizabeth Golden’s second post from her research and travels in Berlin, Germany. Wednesday :  Studio updates and highlights from Rick Mohler’s and Jim Nicholls’...