archolab Architectural Research Collaborative

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High Wire
High Wire

Applied Research Collaborative (ARC): High Wire was funded through the Applied Research Collaborative (ARC), a University sponsored design build seminar that attempts to extend initial robotic research and implementation at Taubman College through the design and fabrication of an inhabitable, architecturally scaled project. ¬†Programmatically, ARC serves a dual purpose as lounge and meeting space to […]

Hostel Detroit
Hostel Detroit

¬† Youth Hostel Design Build In the fall of 2010 the Archolab began a series of conversations with the director of Hostel Detroit, a non-profit youth hostel located in the re-emerging Corktown neighborhood in southwest Detroit. Those conversations led to a seminar course during the spring of 2011. The hostel needed an outdoor building to […]

All Bent Out..
All Bent Out..

Digital Fabrication: All bent out… built working knowledge of computer aided fabrication tools and software by encouraging students to experiment through focused material research. Workshops and lectures developed core competencies in machining and detailing, while a series of small-scale, built projects encouraged critical engagement with digital fabrication strategies through speculative making. Exploration of various techniques […]