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  1. [_learn]: Jansen Structure: Strandbeest

    06 Feb 2016
    Strandbeest is came from Dutch, which strand means beach, and beest means beast.  In February 5th, Theo Jansen showed his creature “strandbeest” in Chicago Culture Center. He gave a short lecture and demonstration by using one of the largest “strandbeest” in the world which be called “ANIMARIS SUSPENDISSE”. According to…

  2. [_photography journal]: infrastructure in southern illinois

    26 Nov 2015
    at Cave in Rock, Illinois Nov.27th 2015 photo by Yang Yu infrastructure: [‘ɪnfrə’strʌktʃɚ] noun. 1. the basic physical and organizational structures and facilities (e.g., buildings, roads, and power supplies) needed for the operation of a society or enterprise. 2. The place people call home and where they go to live

  3. [_concept]: simple idea of module

    04 Oct 2015

  4. [_exhibit]: M.O.T.M Ring structure in experimental structure exhibition

    26 Aug 2015
    Moveable open tensegrity membrane ring.

  5. [_exhibit]: smart cities:-interaction design exhibit

    17 Apr 2015
    Arch_576 by Prof. Therese Tierney 2015 spring [co][lab] : 206 west main st. urbana, illinois _curators: therese tierney & anthony dombrowski & yang yu “Positioned at the intersection of design computation and physical spaces, this exhibition explores the potential of interactive objects, surfaces, and situations for aesthetic, critical, and sustainable

  6. [2014 June] Haiti Challenge Studio Trip

    22 Oct 2014
    LinkThe Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA), Howard University, School of Architecture and Design with the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, School of Architecture to lead a public-interest design education and service-learning project in Petite-Rivière-de-Nippes, Haiti. With support from the Fetzer Institute, the 2014 Haiti Summer Studio is the continuation…

  7. [_critic]: Stanley Tigerman’s proposal in 1965

    20 Nov 2013
    Stanley Tigerman is Chicago’s resident radical — and this concept, from the mid-1960s, fits the bill. The concept borrowed from Le Corbusier’s Radiant City plan and Robert Moses’ (also unbuilt) Lower Manhattan Expressway, imagining a city where prism-shaped offices sheltered grand expressways, leaving wide swatches of green space open to…