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University of Houston CoA

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'Vitreous' Academic Initiative / University of Houston CoA + Judd Foundation

01:00 - 10 May, 2013
'Vitreous' Academic Initiative / University of Houston CoA + Judd Foundation, Courtesy of University of Houston CoA + Judd Foundation
Courtesy of University of Houston CoA + Judd Foundation

Vitreous is a collaborative academic initiative by the University of Houston's Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and the Judd Foundation that incorporates the vantage points of the natural landscape, and the technological advancement of digital fabrication and media technologies. The faceted panels disguise and blend the unbounded Marfa landscape with reflective images causing a perceptual distortion between the viewer and the surroundings and between the real and the virtual. More images and the team's description after the break.