Aperactive

Aperactive is a mechatronic research and design project for the Master of Science in design computing open house 2012. The focus was to create an operable aperture that interactively reacted based on user proximity. The goal being a wall that allows for both opacity and transparency depending...

Dragonlily

“Nature uses nothing uselessly.”  ~ Galileo Biomimetics loosely translated means “life copy”, but is more precisely defined as the extraction and imitation of natural survival mechanisms or efficiencies. For architecture, and more broadly the world of design, biomimetics offers clues...

Tessy

Tessy (short for tessellation) is a precursor to the Wedge Shed project that was the end product of Professor Corser’s Collab Fab studio in the spring of 2011. This project is an exploratory model testing the vocabulary and limits tessellated skins have to offer. Ultimately Tessy would have...