72 hours of marathon

I visited city binder and booked a slot with them, so I have to finish everything including printing and give them my portfolio for binding on monday morning. It means I have aprrox 72 hours left. And one thing that I’m concerning is what if I have missing pages/ yet to finish up drawings in…

update 19 April

Follow up the tutorial on last tuesday, all plans are finished in cad last week. And I also did some portfolio update during the weekend. Here are the plans: plans combine I’ll leave the plans for now and start to work on 3d model. When I have my sections, I’ll do the graphic with the plans…

Easter break update

What I am doing so far…… I am now working on putting spaces into plans and sections. In section, I design 2 different routes for  going up (green in photo) and down (red in photo). The slabs level in section are referring to the existing building. I keep most of them and cutting voids to…

Reflect on crit

Thank you for the comments on the crit on Tuesday. Those comments are useful and they did pointed out the weakness of the project. I think I was a bit lost after the last crit, after the urban farm idea to the light and shadow idea. Igea pointed out that spaces with only light and…

update for crit

    I am working on the laser cut model of the building, the laser cut takes sometimes and below are the facades of the building only. So I am trying to get the existing factory model done by tues, which means the frame of the building, columns and slabs. Sugar making process in Domino…

Update for crit list

Sorry for the late update, I took a little break after submission since my eyesight was blurry sometimes on thurs. I draft out a list of drawing that I probably need on cross crit to present my project -the journey routine -spaces (theme rooms) located in building -spatial quality/expression in spaces (in 3d line drawing?)…

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…

Portfolio storyboard

I split the portfolio into 2 parts, part A is the theme of  Light and Shadow and part B is focusing on site. I try to start Part A with a clear statement that my research is about light and shadow, due to my models are framing the story between me and Janet Cardiff. So I…

Going to Week 10

Before answering Toby’s questions, I would like to have a brief update for my field trip. During the field trip I found the Bouley Botanical which is a private event space restaurant with vertical farms in shop, which mainly grow cress and herbs. I made it to Industry City, a regenerated factories series with 13 factories…

Week 7

Referring to the comments on Tuesday, I am working on my drawing in Photoshop to make the demolished part of the factory have a stronger contrast from the remained one to have a disappeared effect. Here is the process drawing below. And I also made a reversed drawing as the white is shadow and black…

Week 6 Site Drawing

I am interested to the area of Williamsburg around the Domino Sugar Refinery. My site drawing is a combination the elevation of Domino Sugar Factory and the section of Lowline which they both related to my light and shadow study. Since the site of the factory under redevelopment, part of the factory was demolished, the existing part…

Potential SIte

I was looking for a place that has similar characteristic to my object. My Object is a light box with layers of white cards to create a white scenario on surface, but a total different effect in the dark with light on at the back. All kinds of texture would be in disclose with levels of brightness….

Portfolio Idea

I don’t have a clear direction for my portfolio format at this moment. But I have an idea of making my portfolio like a pack of things we normally find in a flight seat pocket. safety card, travel/duty free magazines, sickness bag and an amenities bag. So I am still thinking how can I apply…

Illusion, Light and Shadow

What is illusion? According to Oxford Dictionary, illusion is an instance of a wrong or misinterpreted perception of a sensory experience. The first sense recorded for illusion was ‘deception, attempt to fool’. It came via Old French from Latin illudere ‘to mock, ridicule, make sport of’, from in– ‘against’ and ludere ‘play’. The prime modern sense of ‘a…

From week 3 to week 4

Here is the draft model I made last week to explore the potential of light and shadow idea into my object. The model is to carry a specific scenario as a sign box to give out direct information, in this case, it framed a story of how I look for Janet Cardiff through her records. The…