Andrew Heumann’s Case Study in Translation

Wonderful thesis project of Andrew Heumann at Cornell University. Text extracted from his blog:

“Entitled “Case Study in Translation,” the project attempted a parametric reinterpretation of the Case Study House program of the American Mid-Century. Beginning with parametric analysis of the precedent houses, the project attempted to understand the formal and functional logics at work in the houses, and produce algorithmic translations of those logics in order to bring them into a contemporary context, adapting them for the cultural conditions of the present day.”

Read the full Thesis: http://issuu.com/andheum/docs/thesis_book_final

Couple drawings from the thesis:

A crowd-funded residential project
A crowd-funded residential project
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Plan – Parametrically Generated Master Plan inspired by the Case Study houses
Parametrically Generated Master Plan inspired by the Case Study houses
Site Plan – Parametrically Generated Master Plan inspired by the Case Study houses
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Sectionned Axonometric View
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Section showing the interactions between the spaces

 

Several videos from Andrew’s vimeo channel:

FINAL PORTFOLIO REVIEW

The academic year is almost over, the graduation show and prize ceremony is in two weeks. Toby and I just assessed everyone’s portfolios with the help of other tutors from Westminster. This is a very stimulating day in which all the studios’ year-long student work is seen and its diversity revealed. Students could not be part of the process and witness the efforts and beauty of the some of the work so here it is, a little selection of some of our most creative portfolios this year:

Georgua Rose Colard-Watson - Temple for Love - Winner of the Burnin gMan Festival Grant
Georgua Rose Colard-Watson – Temple for Love – Winner of the Burnin gMan Festival Grant
Georgua Rose Colard-Watson - Temple for Love - Winner of the Burnin gMan Festival Grant
Georgua Rose Colard-Watson – Temple for Love – Winner of the Burnin gMan Festival Grant
Georgua Rose Colard-Watson - Temple for Love - Winner of the Burnin gMan Festival Grant
Georgua Rose Colard-Watson – Temple for Love – Winner of the Burnin gMan Festival Grant
Luka Kreze's Temple for the revolution in Tahrir Square
Luka Kreze’s Temple for the revolution in Tahrir Square
Luka Kreze's Temple for the revolution in Tahrir Square
Luka Kreze’s Temple for the revolution in Tahrir Square
Dhiren Patel's Temple to Chakras on the Mount Meru
Dhiren Patel’s Temple to Chakras on the Mount Meru
Dhiren Patel's Temple to Chakras on the Mount Meru
Dhiren Patel’s Temple to Chakras on the Mount Meru
Jacob Alsop's Temple to Bees and Wax Experiments
Jacob Alsop’s Temple to Bees and Wax Experiments
Michael Clarke - Temple to Making and WikiVault
Michael Clarke – Temple to Making and WikiVault
Michael Clarke - Temple to Making and WikiVault
Michael Clarke – Temple to Making and WikiVault
Josh Haywood - Monastic and Prison Cells
Josh Haywood – Monastic and Prison Cells
Mihail Andrei-Jipa - A Temple to Infinity - Inhabitable Fractals
Mihail Andrei-Jipa – A Temple to Infinity – Inhabitable Fractals
William Garforth-Bless - Temple to Water ion the Thames
William Garforth-Bless – Temple to Water ion the Thames
Marilu Valente - Bio-Polymer's Temple
Marilu Valente – Bio-Polymer’s Temple
Philip Hurrel's Temple to the Transition Movement in Totness
Philip Hurrel’s Temple to the Transition Movement in Totness
Dan Dodds Temple to Illusion
Dan Dodds Temple to Illusion
Christopher Ingram - Village to Electro-Sensitivity
Christopher Ingram – Village to Electro-Sensitivity
Thanasis Korras - Memento Mori Temple - Winner of the Burning Man Festival Grant - Recursive Koch Structures
Thanasis Korras – Memento Mori Temple – Winner of the Burning Man Festival Grant – Recursive Koch Structures
Tim Clare - Temple to Knowledge
Tim Clare – Temple to Knowledge