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Emerging Systems, Technologies & Media Post Professional Program




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SHATTERED! (The Potential of Fracturing Architecture)

Students: Alberto Alfonso + Juan Benavides
Studio Title:   MOTION AND MONOLITHICITY ESTm Summer 2013
Instructor: Marcelo Spina + Andrew Atwood

While taking on the combination of the seemingly disparate notions of MONOLITHICITY and MOTION, the project purposefully creates (mis)perceptions and (mis)representations of solidity, joinery, texture and building typology.  Through the means of a series of operations at multiple levels, this project investigates the mystification of the dualistic correlation between inside and outside, addresses the issue of part to whole relationships and probes the tenet of stability in architecture.

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Embedded Supercomponents

Students: Alberto Alfonso
Studio Title: Wiscombe Vertical Fall2012 – ESTm/EMBEDDED SUPERCOMPONENT
Instructor: Tom Wiscombe


Strong figures are embedded in a bigger Form “The Sack”, advancing the “Box in the Box “ and the “Sectional Object” typology and leading to the definition of SuperComponents that establish, thanks to their different behave, a new series of relations between themselves and the Sack. Towards a conception of Design features that are alway less categorized and much more Fused together leading to a Hybrid Typology.
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SCI-Arc's ESTm Master 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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