DILLER & SCOFIDIO ,The interdisciplinary works of this husband-and-wife team unites architectural design, performance and electronic media with cultural and architectural theory and criticism. The firm balances thematically driven experimental work in the form of temporary and permanent site-specific installations, multi-media theater and electronic media and print, with commercial and cultural architectural projects as well as housing and urban planning.
Tate Baby House, England, ca.1760. Little is known about the lady who last owned this house, Mrs Walter Tate. It was made in Dorset and is said to have been modelled on an 18th century Dorset house. It is a complex structure which comes apart in several sections so that the owner, usually a lady, could take it on her travels.
‘EXOtique’ is the result of a one week, low-budget design progress through fabrication installation at the Ball State’s College of Architecture. One day was devoted to design, one day of Modeling in Rhino / Grasshopper and materials testing, and three shared days of fabrication, assembly, and installation with help from the students of the University.