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Emerging Systems, Technologies & Media Post Professional Program




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Continous Crossing

Students: Pablo Osorio, Francisco Moure, Amir Habibabadi, Peter A Vikar
Seminar Title: Textile Tectonics
Instructor: Marcelo Spina

Continuous Crossing is an ongoing research project in utilization of composite materials for architectural application. Inspired by the workflow and material application of the sailing industry(North Sails), our team is focusing on hybridizing the performative and aesthetic aspects of composite materials.

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Knit-scapes

Students: Mehrzad Rafeei, Somayyeh Ramezani, Sean Markle, Jacques Lesec, Eric Wisarut
Seminar Title: Textile Tectonics
Instructor: Marcelo Spina

Knit-scapes takes a different approach to standard conventions of carbon fiber fabrication techniques which typically rely on laying up a series of layers with resin over various mold shapes. The focus of this process uses tensioned carbon fiber tow strands as a flexible framework woven through the knitted aramid fiber. This combination allows the resulting form to be shaped by the forces applied to the framework rather than the traditional lay-up/molding method.

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Transparent Cluster

Students: Ashley Sholder, Marie-Sophie Starling, Wan Lee
Seminar Title: Textile Tectonics
Instructor: Marcelo Spina

North Sails pre-preg carbon fiber and aramid tapes have previously been used to produce soft surfaces capable of withstanding extreme conditions. With the goal of discovering other possible architectural capabilities and usages the team tested and analyzed the physical and aesthetic qualities of these resources. When the materials are pressed in a vacuum bag, the results are soft, fabric-like surfaces which while extremely strong, do not hold to form well.

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SCI-Arc's ESTm post-graduate program is a rigorous, experimental post-professional degree platform focused on data-based and physical investigations into the rapidly evolving fields of digital design, innovative fabrication methodologies and new building systems.


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