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Emerging Systems, Technologies & Media Post Professional Program




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Cantilever

Team: Dave Bantz,Michael Gross,Paul Mecomber,Vince Pocsik
Type: Year-long Composites Research Lab and Installation
Instructor:Tom Wiscombe Design

This project,supported by SCI-Arc as part of its Materials Lab Program, is an investigation into the advantages and limits of composite materials.Composites are more than a class of materials; they imply a paradigm shift in architecture in terms of allowing real progress on the contemporary desire to blend formal, structural, and ornamental systems. They also engender a new way of thinking about assembly and engineering, where layer-thinking is replaced by chunky parts fused without hardware, where and structure cannot be broken down into discreet vectors.
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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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