Project Presenters

ACSA 101: NEW CONSTELLATIONS / NEW ECOLOGIES
March 21-24, 2013, San Francisco
Host School: California College of the Arts
Co-chairs: Ila Berman, California College of the Arts; Ed Mitchell, Yale University


+ View the original Call for Research + Design Projects

October–Project/Poster submission site opens
November 28–Project/Poster submission DEADLINE
January 25–Accept/Reject notifications sent to all authors
February 21–Author registration DEADLINE

RESEARCH + DESIGN PROJECT JURORS

Sheila Kennedy, Kennedy & ViolichArchitecture
Michelle Addington, Yale University
Lisa Iwamoto, University of California, Berkeley
Roger Sherman, Southern California Institute of Architecture

ACSA would like to thank Antje Steinmuller & Hugh Hynes, California College of the Arts, for curating the exhibition of Research + Design Projects at the 101st Annual Meeting.


101_1  Waste(lands) + Material Economies     



The Rise Fall and Impending Reincarnation of Norman Fosters' Harmon Tower                    
Glenn NP Nowak, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Josh Lopeman, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

mies[UPGRADE]                                                                                                                        
Allison Warren, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign    
                                                                                                                          
Erik M. Hemingway, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

harbor re[FIN]ery                                                                                                                        
Allison Warren, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Erik M. Hemingway, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Material Solutions for Indoor Air Quality
Carmen Trudell, California Polytechnic State University

Opportunistic Ecologies - Using Waste to Catalyze Socio-Eocological Growth in the Sonoran Desert
Ken McCown, University of Nevada, Las Vegas                                                                                                                       

Free Zoning
Georg Rafailidis, University At Buffalo, SUNY

The Dredge Cycle                                                                                                                      
Brett Milligan, University of Oregon

Forming Welfare Waterscape                                                                                                     
Rosalina Wenningsted-Torgard, Copenhagen University

from the BLIGHTY MISSISSIPPI to the MIGHTY MISSISSIPPI                                                 
Allison Mendez, Washington University in St. Louis
Derek Hoeferlin, Washington University in St. Louis
Irene Compadre, Washington University in St. Louis
Jonathan Stitelman, Washington University in St. Louis

FLOODPLAN
Jennifer Lee Michaliszyn, Wentworth Institute of Technology
Patricia L. Heyda, Washington University in St. Louis

Pop Rocks Soft urban boulder field                                                                                            
Amber Frid-Jimenez                                                                                                                     
Joseph Dahmen, University of British Columbia
Matthew Soules, University of British Columbia


Synthetic Manufacturing: Resilient Modular System (RMS)                                                       
Ms. Wendy W. Fok, University of Houston



101_2  Energy Circuits + Artificial Ecologies   




The Window Unit                                                                     
Carey Clouse, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Zachary Lamb, Tulane University

ICE haus -Resource Hub                                                          
Robert Corser, University of Washington                                                        

eSkin: Energy Minimization via Multi-Scalar Architectures     
Jenny Sabin, Cornell University

Customizing Performance in Ceramic Louver Systems           
Clare Olsen, California Polytechnic State University
Grant Cogan, California Polytechnic State University

urban FILTER                                                                          
Kevin N. Erickson, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Waterscapes and soft infrastructures for the Thames Gateway 
Laura J Allen, Smout Allen

Material Ecologies: Concrete, Climate, and Craft
Clare Olsen, California Polytechnic State University
Carmen Trudell, California Polytechnic State University
Jeff Ponitz, California Polytechnic State University
Mark Cabrinha, California Polytechnic State University

Extreme Ocularity                                                                   
Jennifer Marmon, Platform for Architecture + Research 
Matthew Young, Platform for Architecture + Research

In S.T.E.A.D.                                                                           
Randolph Ruiz, California College of the Arts


101_3  Genetic Systems + Non-standard Modes of (Re)Production   


Sartorial Tectonics
Andrew Saunders, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rule Based Computation & Generative form seeking
Ming Tang, University of Cincinnati

Palindromes                                                                            
Clark Thenhaus, University of Colorado Denver

HP2                                                                                         
Brian Kelly, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Bayou-luminescence                                                              
Matt Hutchinson, California College of the Arts
Igor Siddiqui, University of Texas at Austin

Public Square Architecture Installation                                  
John H. Abell, Washington State University
Brandon Patterson, Washington State University
Robert Brockman. Washington State University
Cameron Johnson, Washington State University
Jeff Hyslop, Washington State University
Aaron Pasquale, Washington State University
Tyler Troutman, Washington State University

Collaborative Craft                                                                  
Clare Olsen, California Polytechnic State University
Errol Willett, Syracuse University

Ceramic House                                                                        
Joshua G. Stein, Woodbury University

Frame & Textile: Hybrid Materials, Hybrid Methods                 
Ben Hagenhofer-Daniell, University of Michigan
Courtney Chin, University of Michigan
Peggy Chong, University of Michigan

Assembly Pavilion                                                                   
Brennan Buck, Yale University

Responsive Origami                                                                
David Lee, Clemson University

Systematic Narcissism                                                             
Wendy W. Fok, University of Houston

Great White: A Plastic Folded Plate Structure                        
Andrew Wolking, University of Michigan
Ted Teng, University of Michigan 
Robert Yuen, University of Michigan 
Geoffrey R Salvatore                                                                 

Prototype: Wilderness Cabin #1
Doug A Skidmore, Lawrence Technological University

Collaborative Crafting: Arena Screen Wall                              
Anselmo Gianluca Canfora, University of Virginia
Jeff Ponitz, California Polytechnic State University


101_4  Exchange Terminals + Interactive Technologies  


Luminous Kite Lanterns: Spatially responsive audio-visual field                                                      
Aki Ishida, Virginia Tech

Vivarium                                                                                  
Benjamin Rice, California College of the Arts

Datagrove                                                                                
Jason Kelly Johnson, California College of the Arts
Nataly Gattegno, California College of the Arts

S.Alt City: Interactive Mural
Brett L Snyder, University of California, Davis

Pharmacophore: architectural placebo                                  
Ariane Lourie Harrison, Yale University
Seth Harrison                                                                             

Veer                                                                                        
Adam Fure, University of Michigan

Empty Pavilion                                                                        
McLain Clutter, University of Michigan
Kyle Reynolds, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Hex•Dex                                                                                  
Eric Meyer, University of New Mexico
Joe Kniss, University of New Mexico
Tim Castillo, University of New Mexico


101_5  Enclaves / Territories + Expanding Megalopolises   


Amalgam - Shanghai 2212
Wendy W. Fok, University of Houston

Urban Formation Machines_ Modeling Urban Complexity within a Parametric Environment
Christopher Falliers, California College of the Arts

Playa Lubbock
William Truitt, University of Houston

Fuori le Mura
Joshua G. Stein, Woodbury University

Reclaiming Nature's Metropolis
Matt Wagner, Virginia Tech
Kevin Scott, Röllerhaus Pictureworks & Design Co.
Alexander Jack, William McDonough + Partners
Trevor Dykstra, Coop15, Sticklab
Carl Sterner, Sefaira

Beta-Bridge
David Fletcher, California College of the Arts


101_6  Populations / Networks / Datascapes: From Cloud Culture to Informal Communities 

Logistical Urbanism:New Freightscapes                                  
Clare L. Lyster, University of Illinois at Chicago

PROXY_an experiment in flexible urbanism
Douglas John Burnham, California College of the Arts

iLOUNGE _ A Prototype for the Temporary City
Marcella Del Signore, Tulane University
Mona El Khafif, California College of the Arts

New Cartographies of Flow
Clare L. Lyster, University of Illinois at Chicago