idea, Re-design Project: after discussing "design," have the students choose an object that they feel needs to be "re-designed," and have them tackle aesthetics and function (even have fake customer peer critique role playing) until they submit a final draft drawing of the newly improved version of the product they re-designed.
Crystalized leg created by Sophie de Oliveira Barata and photographed by Omkaar Kotedia. This prosthetic is part of The Alternative Limb Project, and if ever I found myself needing one, I think I'd definitely look at one of these. Utterly beautiful and unapologetic for being a prosthetic, which I really like.
The Architectural Review's Folio Monodnok Proposal for National History Museum Monadnock proposed a system of access for a museum in an urban context, a prototype which is based on an arrangement of connected rooms. Monumental yet intimate, this collection of rooms offers a wide variety of spaces, with precisely defined proportions. The result is a vast and permanent matrix of rooms which allows an infinite amount of changes and dynamics. (Domus)
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