04 / Workshop / Montessori / Models as Tools

04 / Workshop / Montessori / Models as Tools

Students to arrive with the following:

  1. An abundance of quality drawing surfaces, materials and implements.  This exercise can also be a manual or digital montage or collage.
  2. An abundance of modeling materials, cutting boards, knives, glues.

Workshop schedule – 120min Total

  • Sections as tools for:
    1. exploring a design logic / design principles
    2. measurement and calibrating space to bodies
    3. considering environmental qualities
      • noise/quiet
      • luminosity – direct, washed, shadowy
      • volume and individual/collective bodies
      • horizontal, vertical, sloped
      • hot, cool, comfortable
      • ordered, undetermined
      • edges, transition, thresholds, steps
      • pressures
    1. considering program
      1. timings – one section connects full day from home to school to home
      2. activities – states
        • solitude
        • socializing
        • collaborating
        • reading
        • measuring something
        • quiet time
        • nap time
        • concentrating
  1. Intersection of (1) – XYY, XXY, XYDiagonal, etc..
  2. Interpolate between sections to generate the full field.

 

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