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Jan 28

We like something because it makes sense. We get it. I was just in a senior architecture studio pin-up, where the class was looking at each class member’s analytical drawings of a croissant. Each student had been asked to convey the ‘croissantness’ of a croissant; his or her choice on type of drawings, models or […]

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Dec 15

Hello!  Just a reminder that the light sets are available to borrow for model photography both today -Thursday, and tomorrow as well as next week. If you want to use the copystand to photograph delicate drawings, please make an appointment between 9:30 and 4PM weekdays.

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Dec 07

The copy stand in the VRC makes photographing drawings or smaller models an easy process.  A camera can be connected to an adjustable stand and lights are already set up. This should be used if your drawing is too delicate or unwieldy to go through the scanner in the DOC. At the moment, it must […]

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Dec 01

The Great Space is undergoing its fall transformation as the home of the Comprehensive Studio models. The Comprehensive Studio, ARCH 600, a graduate level design studio, has been working with structural mechanical and lighting consultants to design a Library.  Now, the time has come to build the large scale model, at 1/2″ = 1′-0. Check […]

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Nov 23

It is important to photograph your models soon after you complete them.  Drawings generated digitally can always be saved – in multiple places – but models have a way of getting dusty, losing parts, or molding in your parents’ basement. Therefore you should photograph models pretty much immediately after finishing them.  Whites will be whiter, […]

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