suckerPUNCH: describe your project in one sentence
richard SARRACH: targeting recent advancements made in parametric design, emergent materials and fabrication technology, the prefab china studio reassess mass-customization by considering and incorporating diverse cultural dna, and issuing new proposals for alternative prefabricated houses
for a global marketplace.
prefab china is taught by evan douglis, richard sarrach, che-wei wang, eric wong
sP: what or who influenced this project?
rS: biology, calligraphy, economies, 1/5 of the world population
sP: what were you reading?
rP: schismatrix plus, the baroque cycle, filth, the monkey king:journey to the west
sP: listening to?
rP: the life aquatic with steve zissou soundtrack, diplo, carmina burana
sP: watching while developing this project?
rP: primer, layer cake, any number of the hundreds of bootleg chinese dvds, ghost in the shell: solid state society
sP: whose work is currently on your radar?
rP: jeff lieberman, chiharu shiota, area / code, philip beesley, stamen design, flight 404