Steel is used extensively in the products, infrastructure, vehicles and buildings all around us. Despite the prevalence of steel, especially in architecture, the design, detailing and general understanding of its properties often fall short of its full potential. This course’s intent is twofold: First – to better understand the material and associated fabrication processes through […]
Architecture is seldom composed of homogeneous or singular materials – more often it deals with assemblage, or the bringing together of diverse and disparate materials in complementary ways. This course will explore the idea of assemblage through a series of experimental prototypes and components by leveraging a range of fabrication strategies. Our studies will focus […]
We recently designed and fabricated an exhibit – An Olfactory Archive:1738-1969 along with architect extraordinaire Brian Price of Price Studio. The exhibition is a collection of reconstructed historic scents, curated by David Gissen and Irene Cheng, to accompany the Test Sites symposium at the California College of the Arts. For more […]
PATH contributed an essay ‘Intersecting Processes’ to the exhibition catalogue/publication FRESH PUNCHES Experimental Architecture Exhibition of Student Work. Other contributors include Aaron Betsky, Kory Bieg, Frank Melendez, Tom Wiscombe and numerous others! It’s an honor to be included among such a recognized field!
In the past I’ve taught VDM 1 (Visual and Digital Media) at CCA. While still done as hand-drafted investigations, the main focus is on the fundamentals of understanding geometrical relationships and spatial representation. As such, there isn’t much time to really get into dissecting the processes involved in projecting views via inclined planes, etc. I […]
Our Bayou Luminescence project (in collaboration with isssstudio) was accepted into the annual ACSA conference (New Constellations New Ecologies) as a part of the Design + Research projects. Hosted by CCA and chaired by Ila Berman and Ed Mitchell, the exhibition featured projects covering a diverse range of topics. We were honored to be included along […]
We all have ‘side projects’ which sometimes get realized but more often than not, get shelved as ‘real projects’ take priority. Fabricating my own bike frame had been on the boards for years and when my last bike got stolen, this project got bumped up in the priority list. Fabricating a custom bike frame is […]
I was fortunate to be able to take part in CCA and Santa Clara’s Solar Decathlon project ‘Refract House’ a few years ago. Since then CCA recently put out a book compiling some of the process involved as well as a series of essays on pertinent topics. I contributed (along with Oblio Jenkins) an essay […]