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  • Zaid Kashef ALGHATA, "3:288."
    los angeles CALIFORNIA

    SCI-Arc
    advisor: Darin JOHNSTONE.
    special advisor: Neil DENARI.

    suckerPUNCH: Describe your project.

    Zaid Kashef ALGHATA: Extrusion plays a fundamental role within the discipline of architecture. It is a form of geometric projection that creates representations of objects that maintain a fixed cross-sectional outline. In plan, a line is extruded to situate a wall; in section, a curve is extruded to create a barrel vault.

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  • Chenxiang Shawna MENG, "MEGA Monolithic Form."
    los angeles CALIFORNIA

    SCI-Arc
    advisor: Marcelo SPINA.
    award: The Blythe and Thom Mayne Undergraduate Thesis Prize

    suckerPUNCH: Describe your project.

    Chenxiang Shawna MENG: This thesis presents the possibility for an architectural mass to act as a building and site simultaneously, questioning the identity of both entities. . . .

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  • Oscar ABRAHAMSSON, "Urban Cosmetics."
    los angeles CALIFORNIA

    SCI-Arc
    critic: Elena MANFERDINI.

    suckerPUNCH: Describe your project.

    Oscar ABRAHAMSSON: Urban Cosmetics is a proposal for a new home for MASP (Museo de Arte Contemporaneo) in São Paulo.

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  • Austin ANDERSON, Connor COVEY, Anhuar FARAH, & Namku KIM, "Precarious Color" Photo.
    los angeles CALIFORNIA

    SCI-Arc
    critics: Matthew AU & Andrew ZAGO.

    suckerPUNCH: Describe your project.

    Austin ANDERSON, Connor COVEY, Anhuar FARAH, & Namku KIM: The form of color or the color of form?

    This study is part of a series of ongoing experiments using color in architecture.

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  • Botio KUO, "Big Dumb Building."
    los angeles CALIFORNIA

    SCI-Arc
    critic: Ramiro DIAZ-GRANADOS.

    suckerPUNCH: Describe your project.

    Botio KUO: A building becomes an urban artifact when the scale of it becomes big enough to be considered urbanism.

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  • Ömer PEKIN, "Nonce Object." Installation photo.
    los angeles CALIFORNIA

    SCI-Arc
    advisor: Elena MANFERDINI.

    suckerPUNCH: Describe your project.

    Ömer PEKIN: Nonce Object is an experiment towards the creation of a multitude of readings of an architectural work. A nonce word is a word coined for a singular occasion to solve a communication problem where a nonexistent word is needed. A nonce object is this thesis’ coined term for a new type of formal organization that is indeterminate to the category it fits.

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  • Botio KUO & Austin ANDERSON, "Massive Relief."
    los angeles CALIFORNIA

    SCI-Arc
    critic: Darin JOHNSTONE.

    suckerPUNCH: Describe your project.

    Botio KUO & Austin ANDERSON: Buildings become monolithic when the scale of its members become small enough or ubiquitous enough to be erased by the presence of the whole object.

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  • Rome CAO, "Obstinate Sphere." Model.
    los angeles CALIFORNIA

    SCI-Arc
    critic: Marcelo SPINA.

    suckerPUNCH: Describe your project.

    Rome CAO: This thesis interrogates the constantly evolving relationship between liminal figures in architecture to produce cohesion and a state of contradiction simultaneously.

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  • Connor COVEY, "Folded Urbanism."
    los angeles CALIFORNIA

    SCI-Arc
    critic: Ramiro DIAZ-GRANADOS.

    suckerPUNCH: Describe your project.

    Connor COVEY: Folded Urbanism is a 3,000,000-square-foot megaform located just outside of downtown Los Angeles, in Lincoln Heights. The object positions itself uncomfortably on the site, between the L.A. Metro train and the Arroyo Seco.

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  • Jiashu ZHANG & Junzhe LIU, "Studies in Factish Architecture."
    los angeles CALIFORNIA

    SCI-Arc (Vertical Studio,Fall 2015)
    “Studies in Factish Architecture: Ventilation Tower, Holland Tunnel, NYC.”
    critic: Ferda KOLATAN.
    teaching assistant: Rachael McCALL.

    In this design studio the term factish (borrowed from Bruno Latour) was utilized to generate an architecture that deliberately blurs the lines between facts, fiction, and fetish. . . .

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