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Material Information: Design Thru Fabrication

Friday, April 18 at 8:00am to 5:00pm

Goldsmith Hall (GOL), North Lobby 310 INNER CAMPUS DR , Austin, Texas 78705

Work from Assistant Professor Danelle Briscoe’s fall 2013 visual communications course, titled Material Information: Design Thru Fabrication, is exhibited in the front lobby of Goldsmith Hall. The four-week project involved biomimetic exploration, research, and development through conceptual form-making in the information model database. Driven from a component/system relationship, the goal was a precise description of a complex, three-dimensional surface facade, ceiling, or other with material consequences. The projects were meant to interrogate the innate characteristics, behavior, and/or capacities of a selected material as a more active agent in the design process. Students were asked to consider a design morphology that cross-referenced the strengths or behavior of one material or element to design or create another.

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Research Opportunities & Studies

Departments

School of Architecture

Target Audience

General Public

Website

http://soa.utexas.edu

Cost

free

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