Author(s): Andrew Colopy & Danny Samuels
Six Projects on Accessory Dwelling is a recently concluded exhibition for a public audience that presented the work and research of an academic design-build program on the topic of accessory dwellings. The exhibit featured a recently completed accessory dwelling, +House, designed and constructed by students over the course of four semesters and a concluding summer. The show also included speculative design proposals completed in partnership with a local nonprofit art institution and a series of material investigations and large-scale prototypes completed over the course of a comprehensive design studio and subsequent seminar entitled Secondary and Paratype, respectively. The design and construction of the exhibition too was completed as part of the program, and catalogs an increasingly important aspect of design-build pedagogy: connecting with a wider audience.
Amy Kulper, Grace La & Jeremy Ficca