TEX-FAB is extremely pleased to announce the WINNING ENTRY for the TEX-FAB PLASTICITY International Design Competition. A total of 70 entries were reviewed by the second round jury, consisting of Craig Dykers, Bill Kreysler, Roland Snooks and Greg Lynn. Each juror evaluated the final projects according to their conceptual clarity, technical potential, innovative use of materials and methods, and project feasibility. Though all entries were scored with exceptional marks, the winning entry is PLASTIC STEREOTOMY, designed by Justin Diles.
The “Possible Mediums” Conference, which took place at The Ohio State University Knowlton School of Architecture from February 07-10, 2013, brought together 18 designers, 120 students (from the four co-host schools: The Ohio State University Knowlton School of Architecture, University of Illinois at Chicago School of Architecture, University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning and University of Kentucky College of Design), and special guests John McMorrough and Jeffrey Kipnis, to participate in design workshops and formal discussions surrounding the question of mediums in contemporary architecture.