Projects

This page features selected student works that were submitted for the class assignments. As is encouraged with the exercise prompts, and by nature of the design process, each of the resulting works for the exercises is highly individualized.

The following works are courtesy of Luisel Zayas-San-Miguel, and are used with permission.

ASSIGNMENTS DOCUMENTATION  
Planes Exercise 2 Presentation (PDF) Perspective drawing of two intersecting volumes.

Intersecting two geometrically similar volumes as part of a series of steps for a drawing.

Thickened Plane + The Explosion Exercise 3 Presentation (PDF) Perspective drawing of several planes in an almost closed-plane object with angles marked.

Closing a figure with planar surfaces
as part of a series of steps for a drawing.

Exercise 3 Axonometric (PDF) Drawing of many planes and projection lines.

Exploded axonometric drawing of a figure.

Measuring and Prototyping Exercise 6 Presentation: Bike Saddle (PDF - 4.0MB) Photograph of two white halves of a bike saddle mold.

Fabrication of a model of a bike
saddle produced by casting.

The Figure and Configure Exercise 7 Presentation: Inflation (PDF - 2.9MB) Rendering of black abstract figure with bubble-like bulges.

Rendering of a figure with discretized, inflated units.

Exercise 7 Video: Inflation of Discretized Units Screenshot of an abstract figure with discretized bulges on the left half.

Model demonstrating inflation of the discretized
units based on air pressure.

Exercise 7 Video: Construction Process Screenshot of curved grid lines defining a bulging surface.

SketchUp model demonstrating the construction
process and inflatability.

Promotion and Publication Exercise 8 Presentation: Inflatable Bike Saddle (PDF - 6.8MB) Rendering of the neon green cushion of a bike seat.

Rendering of inflatable bike saddle, an
extension of Exercise 7 and 8.

The following works are courtesy of Austin W. Smith, and are used with permission.

ASSIGNMENTS DOCUMENTATION  
Thickened Plane + The Explosion Exercise 3 Presentation: Dihedral Spike-Ball (PDF) Drawing of a polygonal all-like figure with faces called out by projection lines.

Model in progress of the drawn figure.

Exercise 3 Axonometric: Dihedral Spike-Ball (PDF) Photograph of a cut and scored metal sheet.

Exploded axonometric drawing of a figure.

Solid and Surface Exercise 5 Presentation: Topple (PDF) Two series of rotated lines that represent a closed vase-like figure.

Drawing of several lines to define a ruled surface.

Measuring and Prototyping Exercise 6 Presentation (PDF - 2.0MB) Image of a face with a triangulated and meshed figure over the left half.

Drawing of facial application preceding fabrication.

The Figure and Configure Exercise 7 Presentation: Surface Tension (PDF - 3.0MB) Repeated pattern of triangulated and arched connections.

Rendering of discretized units governed
by surface tension.

Promotion and Publication Exercise 8 Presentation (PDF - 1.7MB) Rendering of white arcs, green surface connections, and orange intersections over a figure.

Rendering of closed and curved surface,
an extension of Exercise 7.

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