update

I’ve noticed that the existing building has an internal courtyard used for parking, I was thinking of starting the scaffolding within the building and stacking upwards and outwards . Reading from the previous post about co-op strategy, instead of having artist living individually, I intend to stack the scaffold in a way that engage communication…

Some references after tutorials today…

For Cris (the tourist map presentation I mentioned today that you could appropriate for your postcard drawings): https://vimeo.com/29239462 For Dave (The Ingot by Jack Self, a project that manifests intangible factors like time, space and money to create low-cost housing – could be an interesting reference for you): http://www.jackself.com/ingot#hide1 For Anoovab/Catherine (lecture video by Alex Chinneck –…

January update

During the break, I’ve updated portfolio and including more information from some reading. According to New York Creative report written by The centre of an Urban Future, it reveals that: Brooklyn that is currently seeing the most rapid growth in terms of its creative workforce. In particular it shows that Brooklyn added more jobs and businesses…

During the break

I am working on a several things during the break. I am doing some research for my proposal about the New York agriculture, including the growing capacity, the supply and demand of planting food. I am also looking for some organic farm operation and try to understand more about the potential of applying urban farm in…

During the break I reconstructing my portfolio layout and filling the gaps where missing. Still under progress. I’ve been looking at some literature, books and articles about the city’s urban skin, civic rooms, public spaces and sound and space act., To understand the identity of public rooms, and the value of the voids and open…

The Eternal Parade

I had been trying to refine the project and its brief over the holidays. I came out with a new portfolio organisation for the materials that I had, meanwhile trying to incorporate new drawings and diagrams as much as possible from the comments. Work in progress below:   These are the diagrams I am working…

This is a Continuous Odyssey…

So over the break, I have been thinking a lot about my project and how I am going to relate all the stories, journeys and ideas I’ve explored last semester to create the Museum of the Present: A Continuous Odyssey. Initially, I went through the portfolio feedback and started to look at what needed to…

January Megapost

The first seven images address some of the themes we discussed before the break and Ronnie’s question of ‘which is the stronger culture between East Harlem and Central Park South?’ I did some reading into a report that was published to accompany proposals by the NYC Districting Commission’s for the redrawing of the city’s legislative…

Material Instability – The Art Preservation Index

http://theartnewspaper.com/market/the-price-tag-of-contemporary-art-is-just-the-beginning-of-what-it-will-cost-you/ This is an interesting news story on how material deterioration and technological obsolescence could affect the monetary value of art. It suggests that by providing a rating on an artwork’s durability through time collectors will be able to assess whether or not the work will be a good investment, i.e. is it going to…