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Emerging Systems, Technologies & Media Post Professional Program




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EYE ROBOT

Students: Daniel Caven, Austin Andrew Samson, Salvador Francisco Cortez Hultsch, Johnny Ng, Nikita Alex Troufanov, Uri Wegman
Studio Title: Eye Robot Seminar Spring 2014 – ESTm
Instructor: Curime Batliner
Robot House: Jake Newsum

SCI-Arc’s Eyerobot 2 seminar offered in Spring 2014 challenged students to work on the prototype of a full scale dynamic interface, which invites users for an interactive play between the physical world and the virtual world in real-time, using the human body. The exhibit used scanner mechanisms to track people around the space and have the robots trace them. The interaction between the robots and the visitors created a playful experience and allowed for comfortability with the machines. The processes used for the tracking involved kinect scanning with live stream joint movements in the space.

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Anisotropic Formations

Students:Salvador Cortez, Cheng Lu, Avra Tomara, Nikita Troufanov
Studio Title: ESTm Testa Vertical Studio FALL 2013
Instructor: Peter Testa

 

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an• i• so• tro• py : the property of being directionally dependent, as opposed to isotropy, which implies identical properties in all directions.

Anisotropic Formations is a proto-architectural exploration of anisotropic aesthetics and structures through vector based 3d printing. Taking inspiration from 3d printed fashion, composite sail manufacturing and experimental application of 6-axis robotics, the project takes the anisotropic approach as both an aesthetic and a fabrication logic. Anisotropic geometry is vector-based and is directionally dependent. Combinations of these vectors result in rich surface and 3d qualities of varied densities, hierarchies and multi-directional layering.

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Mis_Marilyn

Students: Salvador Cortez, Francisco Moure, Pablo Osorio, Matthew Tam, Peter A Vikar
Seminar Title: Misfigures
Instructor: Andrew Atwood
Teaching Fellows: Brandon Kruysman, John Proto

task: draw with pen on board
goal: bitmap gradient value transformation to flatnose pen rotation, recognisable figure

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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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