Architectural Design Process

 “Creation is a Patient Search”  Le Corbusier 1960 Story– Anybody can design but it isn’t easy and you have to have a place to start. In my class at Dunwoody we start with a memory about something from our childhood. It … Continue reading

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Modular Building Units

Materials : Stone, Plastic, Cardboard, Hay, Wood, Earth, Glass, Concrete, Concrete Block, Metal and PVC Stone Plastic Cardboard Hay Wood Earth Glass Cast Concrete Concrete Block Metal PVC http://www.strandbeest.com/index.php Fabric

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Syllabus

DUNWOODY STUDIO SYLLABIS – Architectural Design Year 2 Spring Semester 2018 Instructor: Kerrik Wessel  PLAYTIME – Accidental discovery through play “Design is a game of find and seek, where the seeker does not know what he/she is looking for until … Continue reading

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Drawing

“Drawing is an instinct we were all born with. We have to be taught to read and write, but we are born with the ability to learn to draw. Drawing is so important that we learn it without a teacher. … Continue reading

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Modeling

 “For several years I sat at the Kindergarten table-top . . . and played . . . with the cube, the sphere and the triangle- these smooth wooden maple blocks . . . All are in my fingers to this … Continue reading

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Design

“Design is a game of find and seek, where the seeker does not know what he/she is looking for until he/she has found it” paraphrase from the introduction to H. Janson’s History of Art With so many styles and trends … Continue reading

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Creativity

What is Creativity? Some have described it as an “aha” moment. Some describe it as a light turning on in your head. Others believe that creativity is governed by the right side of your brain. Many have tried to find … Continue reading

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Geodesic Design

According to Wikipedia, “The term “geodesic” comes from geodesy, the science of measuring the size and shape of Earth; in the original sense, a geodesic was the shortest route between two points on the Earth’s surface, namely, a segment of … Continue reading

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Carbon Weaving

Is weaving important? Textiles are traditionally a Fine Arts area of study and can be seen everyday in our clothing, bags, blankets, towels and art. A textile or cloth is a flexible material consisting of a network of natural or artificial fibres (yarn or … Continue reading

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Art Shanty 2017

Art Shanties (and spectators) on White Bear Lake, Minnesota February 2017 http://www.artshantyprojects.org          

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