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modeLab | Material Matters Workshop

modeLab | Material Matters Workshop

Studio Mode/modeLab is pleased to announce the upcoming Material Matters Workshop in New York City. During the weekend of May 14-16, 2011, the workshop will focus on parametric design to fabrication strategies and iterative development of prototypes on a 3-Axis CNC Mill.

Material Matters will examine the procedural distinctions between two modes of design production: the first relying primarily on cerebral processing (a conceptual domain isolated from the wildness of matter and energy) and the second motivated by material’s capacity to act as an agent in the discovery of form. The workshop will operate through a framework of computational, parametric, and fabrication strategies that hinge on the peculiarities of material and the emergent set of knowledge associated with the work of the hand. Participants will develop multiple instances of parametric prototypes to be represented in digital as well as fabricated output.

For more information on this workshop, please click here.

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Sebastian Jordana
Cite: Sebastian Jordana. "modeLab | Material Matters Workshop" 06 Apr 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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